News and Media
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Latest media releases
Students seek help from those with chronic disease
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 - JCU is seeking volunteers who have been diagnosed with a chronic disease to participate in a project to help Exercise Physiology students develop their clinical skills.
AITHM research growing in Cairns
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 - Research facilities at James Cook University in Cairns are set to expand, with plans for a new research building for the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) as well as a refit of some existing research facilities.
JCU helps revitalise Townsville’s CBD
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 - JCU is expanding into Townsville's CBD, opening a teaching and student services centre in the heart of the city.
Helping save African wild dogs through fertility
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 - As part of an international collaboration, a JCU researcher has developed a mobile fertility clinic designed to help save the critically endangered African wild dog.
Invasive flatworm discovered in Europe for the first time
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 - One of the world’s most invasive pest species, the Platydemus manokwari, has been discovered in France and may have come from one of the island nations in the Pacific region, a JCU researcher has found.
JCU robot wars: The Big Bang Theory has competition
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 - Gadget gurus will be given a chance to put their high-tech skills to the test during JCU’s inaugural robot wars.
JCU surgical professor appointed to international role
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 - A Townsville medical professor is set to represent North Queensland on the world stage after being appointed president-elect of the International College of Surgeons.
JCU in the news
Irrigation Possible In Southern Gulf
Australian Water Management Review
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 01:56:47 GMT
Tropical fish in hot water
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 01:19:50 GMT
Crown of Thorn Starfish Destroying Great Barrier Reef
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:30:35 GMT
Fish Species Thriving Near Earth’s Equator at Risk Due to Climate Change, Warming Ocean Waters; Coastal Communities in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines Warned
International Business Times
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 05:00:51 GMT
Study sees irrigation potential in north Queensland
Blue's Country Magazine
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:04:06 GMT