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Latest media releases
Construction re-think needed for Great Barrier Reef coast
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 - JCU scientists say 10 percent of the coastline adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef is now affected in some way by development and have called for a new approach to protect critical environments.
High-tech Townsville data hub to lower water and energy use
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 - Crucial data about where, when and how much water and energy North Queenslanders use will be made available to researchers in a landmark project launched by James Cook University and partner organisations this week.
JCU Singapore awarded the EduTrust Star
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - James Cook University’s Singapore campus has earned the distinction of being the first private education institution to attain an EduTrust Star quality mark from the Singapore Government.
Tattoo growth still strong
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 - With nearly a third of women in their 20s now sporting a tattoo, a JCU researcher says the growth of the ‘ink’ industry shows no sign of slowing down.
Working up a sweat could save your life
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 - Physical activity that makes you puff and sweat is key to avoiding an early death, a large Australian study of middle-aged and older adults has found.
Roadmap to recovery for coral reef fish
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 - A simple test of the number of fish living on a coral reef can be used as a roadmap to restore degraded reefs and fishers’ livelihoods according to a global study published in the journal Nature.
We can fix the Great Barrier Reef
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 - Leading coral reef scientists say Australia could restore the Great Barrier Reef to its former glory through better policies that focus on science, protection and conservation.
JCU in the news
Cyclone Marcia: James Cook University researchers assess Yeppoon, Rockhampton housing damage
ABC [North Queensland]
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:21:42 GMT
Local turtles unaffected by cyclone
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 23:22:55 GMT
Turtles stayed put as Cyclone Marcia raged overhead: Researcher
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:42:53 GMT
Top of the pile for these women
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:00:00 GMT
Shark ‘photo-bombs’ competition for surfing mothers in Australia
The Japan Times
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 04:35:14 GMT