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JCU professor honoured with Australia Day role
Fri, 25 Jan 2019
James Cook University’s Professor Peter Leggat AM, ADC, has been named as a 2019 Australia Day Ambassador for Queensland. He is one of 48 Queenslanders selected for the Ambassadors’ Program.

3168 new places at JCU, with more to come
Wed, 16 Jan 2019
When university applicants check their offers on the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) website this morning (Wednesday 16 January) 1156 will discover an offer of a place to study at James Cook University.

Revolutionary gene tech used on cancer-causing worm
Wed, 16 Jan 2019
A James Cook University (JCU) team in collaboration with teams in Thailand and the USA have used state-of-the art technology to cripple the gene in a parasitic worm suspected of causing cancer in tens of thousands of people each year.

Fighting another virus? Blame your parents
Fri, 4 Jan 2019
Genetics may play a bigger role in the body’s disease-fighting ability than scientists previously thought, according to the results from a new study of twins in Queensland.

Wake-up call for child sleep issues
Fri, 16 Nov 2018
A James Cook University study has found sleep problems in pre-schoolers could help predict whether children are at risk of developing conditions such as autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.

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