As part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies, the College of Marine and Environmental Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at JCU in the areas of Marine Biology, Environment, Geography and Sustainability, Aquaculture and Fisheries, and Terrestrial Ecosystems.

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Research News from JCU

  • Animal personality may aid survival
    James Cook University scientists believe animal personality types may be a factor in their survival as tropical rainforests come under threat.
  • Tropical Thinker: Why predators are good for diversity
    James Cook University’s inaugural ‘Tropical Thinker in Residence’ will give his first presentation this Wednesday (14 October) with a seminar titled: Competition, Predation and Diversity: The Balance between Predation and Competition Regulates Diversity.
  • JCU to train the GPs of tomorrow
    In a first for an Australian university, JCU has been selected to provide training for medical graduates seeking to become specialist general practitioners (GPs).
  • JCU’s U.S. ranking success
    James Cook University has performed strongly in a ranking of the world’s universities, which has been released in the United States. The second, annual U.S. News Best Global Universities rankings compares universities globally, focusing on their academic research and overall reputation.
  • Passion for the Tropics guides JCU’s new academic leader
    A passion for sustainable development and harnessing the Tropics’ enormous potential are the inspirations of the new leader of one of JCU’s academic divisions.