The Graduate Research School or GRS ensures consistent policy across all faculties in the administration of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs at JCU. Prospective students who wish to apply for HDR candidature at JCU should visit the Prospective Students webpage prior to making contact with the GRS.
Scholarship Opportunities for prospective and current HDR candidates
StatsHelp Program for access to qualified statisticians
Student Services & Amenities (SSA) Fee information and payment methods
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LearnJCU for access to GRS online modules and resources
Register of Advisors for a list of accredited JCU HDR advisors
Postgraduate Liaision Officers (PLOs) within each Faculty and School
Research Student Monitors (RSMs) and disciplines listing
About the GRS
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JCU Research News
Read the latest JCU research news here, or visit the JCU News & Media website if you'd like to learn more about JCU's activities.
Toddler turtles prepare for their big trip
JCU researchers are preparing to release baby turtles into the ocean next month with trackers attached, the first time JCU has undertaken such a project.
JCU develops new standard for life jackets
James Cook University researchers are developing standards for new low buoyancy lifejackets to be used by Australian surf lifesavers.
Equatorial fish babies in hot water
Scientists have discovered that rising ocean temperatures slow the development of baby fish around the equator, raising concerns about the impact of global warming on fish and fisheries in the tropics.