News and Media

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Latest media releases

  • Plastics choke our marine life: is the message getting through?
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 - A new James Cook University project is helping assess whether we are winning the war on informing people about plastic waste and its devastating impacts on the marine environment.
  • Research to future proof our fisheries
    Tue, 15 Apr 2014 - JCU’s Estuary and Coastal Wetland Ecology Research Group is gathering in Townsville tomorrow (Wednesday, April 16) to review current projects and plan future research to support healthy fisheries in northern Australia.
  • Running to beat malaria
    Tue, 15 Apr 2014 - A group of JCU students will strap on their sneakers and run 270km between them along a part of Victoria’s coastline to help raise money for malaria nets for impoverished African communities.
  • Strong pulse for goat production
    Tue, 15 Apr 2014 - Tropical legumes may be used to help improve goat meat production in a James Cook University project.
  • Fish behaving badly on acid
    Mon, 14 Apr 2014 - In a world-first study published today, researchers have found that fish in the wild respond adversely to ocean acidification.
  • Coastal development in the next 100 years
    Mon, 14 Apr 2014 - A free public lecture in Cairns this Wednesday (16 April) will examine coastal development in Queensland and look at how coastal properties are likely to fare over for the next hundred years.
  • Townsville/Cairns campuses closed Sunday
    Sun, 13 Apr 2014 - James Cook University’s Townsville campus is closed Sun 13th April. The Cairns Campus also remains closed today (Sunday).