News and Media

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Latest media releases

  • Watpac to build world-class research facility in Townsville
    Thu, 18 Dec 2014 - Watpac Constructions has been announced as the winning contractor to build a $31 million world-class research facility for the Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University in Townsville.
  • Keeping it all in the family: three Dr Coles at JCU medical graduation
    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 - When he graduates in Townsville tomorrow (December 17), JCU medical student Benjamin Cole will continue a long tradition of medical expertise that has run through both sides of his family.
  • Oil palm – a modelled crop
    Tue, 16 Dec 2014 - Australian scientists have developed a model for oil palm cultivation, aimed at helping growers of the crop maximise the yields of their plantations, while minimising detrimental environmental impacts.
  • Success in NCP scholarship round
    Mon, 15 Dec 2014 - A James Cook University student has won a scholarship under the Government’s New Colombo Plan initiative.
  • Drug research targets fatal artery weakness
    Mon, 15 Dec 2014 - James Cook University scientists have been awarded more than $1.3 million to study a deadly condition that kills about 1000 Australians without warning every year.
  • JCU promotes learning and teaching thanks to grants
    Fri, 12 Dec 2014 - JCU has been awarded more than $600,000 in the latest round of grants from the Federal Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT).
  • First graduates from Mackay nursing programme
    Fri, 12 Dec 2014 - The first ever students have graduated from James Cook University’s Mackay-based Bachelor of Nursing Science (Pre-Registration) course in a boon for healthcare in the region.