News and Media
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Latest media releases
Diabetes – TB link found in Australia
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 - A 20-year study by James Cook University scientists has found a strong link between diabetes and tuberculosis in tropical Australia.
JCU’s student boost
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 - JCU has recorded a boost in the number of people choosing the University as their first preference for study in second semester, nearly triple the sector average in Queensland.
Turtle nests at risk from rising sea levels
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 - An experiment led by scientists from James Cook University has shown that rising sea levels are a threat to the survival of sea turtles.
Top infectious diseases expert joins JCU’s AITHM
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 - One of Australia’s leading infectious disease experts has joined James Cook University’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine.
Why offspring cope better with climate change – it’s all in the genes!
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 - In a world first study, researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University have unlocked the genetic mystery of why some species are able to adjust to warming oceans.
JCU’s national search for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic leader begins
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 - James Cook University has begun a national search for an Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic leader, as part of a significant boost to JCU’s Indigenous teaching, research and student support.
Tagged bees causing a buzz in disease research
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 - James Cook University researchers are creating a buzz in bee research, gluing tiny transmitters to the backs of the insects for the first time.
JCU in the news
Outback Queensland delivers its secrets
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:53:07 GMT
Students to give economy a boost
Townsville Bulletin (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:00:15 GMT
Diabetics at greater risk of TB: study
The Canberra Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:58:28 GMT
Photographers stun scientists with slow-motion video of jellyfish sting: ‘I’ve got goosebumps all over, it’s great!’
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:47:12 GMT
Rising seas a threat to turtle egg survival
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:38:45 GMT