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Research News from JCU

  • JCU dental graduates top in the bush
    James Cook University’s dental school is leading the pack in terms of graduates working in rural and remote areas, according to new Queensland Health figures.
  • JCU’s teaching excellence recognised
    The quality of James Cook University’s teaching has again been recognised with the University winning prestigious national teaching and learning awards.
  • Long search ends in success for JCU scientist
    A lonely search of remote research sites abandoned more than 30 years ago has led to a startling discovery for a JCU scientist – that could be a boon for cattle farmers.
  • Win for JCU duo
    Two James Cook University scientists have each received one of Queensland’s most prestigious science prizes.
  • Diabetes – TB link found in Australia
    A 20-year study by James Cook University scientists has found a strong link between diabetes and tuberculosis in tropical Australia.