News and Media

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Latest media releases

  • JCU taking care of business
    Fri, 22 May 2015 - James Cook University and the Townsville Chamber of Commerce have announced a partnership agreement that will kick-start the careers of JCU’s business and law graduates.
  • Budding scientists welcome at Internet of Things race
    Fri, 22 May 2015 - James Cook University teams will be in a race with a difference this weekend, spotlighting the emerging ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) technology as they compete to monitor differing habitats.
  • New centre to help close the gap
    Thu, 21 May 2015 - JCU has announced plans to establish a new centre that will improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and build on the University’s excellence in teaching and research related to Indigenous issues.
  • JCU takes out second national FameLab with allergies talk
    Tue, 19 May 2015 - James Cook University’s Dr Sandip Kamath has been named the Australian national winner of FameLab 2015.
  • Baby flatback turtles fight currents to stay in the Great Barrier Reef
    Mon, 18 May 2015 - New research from James Cook University has provided fascinating insights into the lives of baby turtles on the Great Barrier Reef. The researchers have discovered one of the reasons no flatback turtle from Eastern Australia has been found outside the confines of Australia’s continental shelf for at least 50 years.
  • Breeding program takes pressure off coral reefs
    Wed, 13 May 2015 - Scientists from James Cook University have made a breakthrough in the breeding and raising of saltwater aquarium fish and crustaceans that will take the pressure off hard-pressed coral reef populations.
  • Tropical research institute welcomes funding for health and medicine in northern Australia
    Mon, 11 May 2015 - The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of $15.4 million funding for tropical health research.