A defining feature of JCU is its tropical location and its research excellence in disciplines of particular relevance to the tropics.
As a comprehensive university in the tropics, JCU is well placed to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations to meet these challenges.
Research news from JCU
- Plastics choke our marine life: is the message getting through?
A new James Cook University project is helping assess whether we are winning the war on informing people about plastic waste and its devastating impacts on the marine environment.
- Research to future proof our fisheries
JCU’s Estuary and Coastal Wetland Ecology Research Group is gathering in Townsville tomorrow (Wednesday, April 16) to review current projects and plan future research to support healthy fisheries in northern Australia.
- Strong pulse for goat production
Tropical legumes may be used to help improve goat meat production in a James Cook University project.
- Fish behaving badly on acid
In a world-first study published today, researchers have found that fish in the wild respond adversely to ocean acidification.
- JCU researchers ready to measure TC Ita
James Cook University researchers have finished setting up measuring equipment in Far North Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Ita heads toward the coast.