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
- New approach to farm safety
JCU researchers believe the heavy toll accidents take on Australian farmers could be reduced by an innovative approach to learning.
- Fishing impacts on the Great Barrier Reef
New research shows that fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef.
- Construction re-think needed for Great Barrier Reef coast
JCU scientists say 10 percent of the coastline adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef is now affected in some way by development and have called for a new approach to protect critical environments.
- High-tech Townsville data hub to lower water and energy use
Crucial data about where, when and how much water and energy North Queenslanders use will be made available to researchers in a landmark project launched by James Cook University and partner organisations this week.
- JCU Singapore awarded the EduTrust Star
James Cook University’s Singapore campus has earned the distinction of being the first private education institution to attain an EduTrust Star quality mark from the Singapore Government.