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Research News from JCU
JCU’s global ranking boost
One of the best known global university rankings has recognised JCU’s standing as a world-class institution, placing JCU in the top 251-300 of the world’s universities.
I’ve got your back – fish really do look after their mates!
New research from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University has found that pairs of rabbitfishes will cooperate and support each other while feeding.
JCU welcomes push for International Day of the Tropics
The significance of the Tropics to the future of the globe will be highlighted with the Australian Government announcing it will lead an effort to create an International Day of the Tropics.
Noise a new threat to wildlife
A leading James Cook University scientist is calling attention to the disturbing impact of road noise on wildlife.
Rare Australian dolphin found in PNG waters
New findings by a James Cook University researcher have confirmed that the recently discovered Australian snubfin dolphin is also found in waters off southern Papua New Guinea.