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Latest media releases
Powering North Queensland: sun, sand and… information technology
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 - A leader of North Queensland’s IT industry says the North is becoming a powerhouse of information technology.
JCU study to help make North Qld more cyclone resilient
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 - Researchers from James Cook University will undertake a ground breaking study that will help improve north Queensland housing’s resilience to cyclones.
Finding out why your kid’s tummy bug might be a bit fishy
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 - A ground breaking study by JCU will examine how and why children develop seafood allergies.
Having it all – just not all at the same time
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 - Can you have it all, all of the time? Is it possible to have a better work-life balance? How can businesses make their workplaces more flexible to attract and retain the best staff? The Hon Kristina Keneally, New South Wales’ first female Premier, will deliver the keynote address at the Business Excellence Series in the Tropics (‘best’) lunch on Tuesday the 21st of October in Townsville.
Building the future of JCU Cairns
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 - James Cook University plans to expand its Cairns campus, revealing an exciting proposal for the construction of accommodation for hundreds of students.
Reconciliation in action at James Cook University
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 - James Cook University in continuing its reconciliation journey, launching its Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) in Townsville today (October 8).
JCU’s architectural hat trick: Education Central wins international prize
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 - JCU has won a top international architectural award for its ground breaking Townsville education and student services building, Education Central.
JCU in the news
Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola in Australia, Remains Under Watch
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:39:39 GMT
Check out the freaky deep-sea creature someone pulled out of the ocean
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:12:55 GMT
Dengue fever mozzies to be fed artificial blood
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 01:41:04 GMT
JCU to ‘Wu’ more students with on-campus beds after Chinese tycoon chips in
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:17:12 GMT
Push for hunting restrictions on dugongs in the northern Great Barrier Reef
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:00:49 GMT