News and Media

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Latest media releases

  • From nursery to school: research highlights critical fish habitats
    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - Researchers have discovered that estuaries and salt marshes are many times more valuable as fish nurseries than was previously thought.
  • We have no room for discrimination: Eddie Koiki Mabo Lecture
    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - Racial discrimination does not belong in our communities, nor our highest law, a young orator will explain at a public lecture in Townsville next Tuesday (September 2).
  • Study shows where on Earth roads should and should not go
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 - More than 25 million kilometres of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050. Many of these roads will slice into Earth’s last wildernesses, where they bring an influx of destructive loggers, hunters and illegal miners. Now an ambitious study has created a ‘global roadmap’ for prioritising road building across the planet, to try to balance the competing demands of development and environmental protection.
  • Take a look at Townsville’s innovative new health hub
    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 - The innovative and modern health facilities at JCUHealth allied health clinics will be open to the public for the first time this Sunday, during JCU’s Open Day in Townsville.
  • JCU’s very fine Fellow
    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 - James Cook University is celebrating following the announcement that a member of staff has been awarded one of Australia’s most prestigious research fellowships.
  • Can’t get to sleep? Come to a lecture.
    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 - Sleep disorders are the topic of a free public lecture at James Cook University in Cairns this Wednesday (3 September).
  • JCU’s world-class result
    Fri, 15 Aug 2014 - James Cook University’s world-class research has once more been recognised, with JCU ranked among the globe’s top 400 universities.