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Research News from JCU

  • JCU students get overseas experience
    More than 400 James Cook University students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Asia-Pacific region with the university receiving nearly $1.5 million in New Colombo Plan (NCP) funding.
  • Win for JCU duo
    Two James Cook University scientists have each received one of Queensland’s most prestigious science prizes.
  • Work on barren soil may bear fruit
    Australian and Chinese scientists have made significant progress in determining what causes soil acidification – a discovery that could assist in turning back the clock on degraded croplands.
  • Lendlease to build JCU’s landmark ‘The Science Place’
    JCU’s landmark ‘The Science Place’ project is one step closer, with the announcement of the construction company that will build the $85 million joint teaching and research facility on the University’s Townsville campus.
  • Fish go deep to beat the heat
    A James Cook University study shows fish retreat to deeper water to escape the heat, a finding that throws light on what to expect if predictions of ocean warming come to pass.