News and Media
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Latest media releases
JCU redevelopment on track for an award
Thu, 28 May 2015 - James Cook University’s $85M “The Science Place” redevelopment is on track to be the first building in Queensland to be awarded a prestigious US environmental ranking.
Let’s talk Indigenous health: #IHMayDay15
Thu, 28 May 2015 - A day of cyber action to be held at James Cook University on Friday 29 May aims to get people talking about Indigenous health.
Croakey! Frog spotting app released
Tue, 26 May 2015 - With more than 200 frog species in Australia, compiling an electronic field guide – in the form of an app – would be a daunting task.
JCU’s double win: research leaders win top science honour
Fri, 22 May 2015 - Two of James Cook University’s top researchers have received Australia’s most prestigious science honour - fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science.
JCU taking care of business
Fri, 22 May 2015 - James Cook University and the Townsville Chamber of Commerce have announced a partnership agreement that will kick-start the careers of JCU’s business and law graduates.
Budding scientists welcome at Internet of Things race
Fri, 22 May 2015 - James Cook University teams will be in a race with a difference this weekend, spotlighting the emerging ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) technology as they compete to monitor differing habitats.
New centre to help close the gap
Thu, 21 May 2015 - JCU has announced plans to establish a new centre that will improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and build on the University’s excellence in teaching and research related to Indigenous issues.
JCU in the news
We've only monitored a fraction of the Great Barrier Reef's species
The Canberra Times
Thu, 28 May 2015 02:09:32 GMT
Science can influence policy and benefit the public – here’s how
Wed, 27 May 2015 20:04:40 GMT
Queensland phone app can identify frogs by their croak
The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Tue, 26 May 2015 02:32:35 GMT
Cairns-based ecologist one of two James Cook University researchers to be admitted to the Australian Academy of Science today
Mon, 25 May 2015 05:06:31 GMT
Coral Sea bathymetry mapping published
Thu, 21 May 2015 22:17:12 GMT