As part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies, the College of Arts, Society and Education builds capacity in the tropics by providing coursework that can develop knowledge and skills in Education, Arts and Creative Media, Social Sciences, and Social Work. We expand knowledge of people and societies in the Tropics through research at Masters and PhD levels.
Survivors stick together
Fri, 26 Aug 2016
James Cook University scientists have found communities that are united and connected, both internally and externally, can better ride out disasters.
Award-winning author explores the ‘Empty North’
Thu, 28 Jul 2016
For 70 years after federation, Australians fretted over the “empty north” of their continent.
How much do grandparents matter?
Mon, 25 Jul 2016
A James Cook University researcher is looking for participants to help share experiences about involuntary lost contact between grandparents and their grandchildren - and how to help fix it.
Learning’s all in the family
Fri, 15 Jul 2016
Young mum, Tara Bakon was so inspired by her mother completing a Diploma of Higher Education at James Cook University, she has started one herself, and her siblings are set to follow in their footsteps.
Study looks at program for Defence Force kids
Wed, 13 Jul 2016
A James Cook University researcher has been studying the help given to children with a parent deployed on active duty with the military.