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Dr Ameen Al-Yousef
Mon, 4 Nov 2019

When Sydney dentist, Dr Ameen Al-Yousef was looking to increase his skills for his general dentistry practice, he couldn’t go past James Cook University.


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AI to help Emergency Departments improve patient waiting time information
Thu, 5 Nov 2020
New research from JCU’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) aims to give staff and patients at public hospital Emergency Departments better information about waiting times.

New insights into sleep problems
Wed, 28 Oct 2020
New research suggests nearly two-thirds of middle-aged people are suffering from poor sleep, with an unhealthy lifestyle, shift work, depression, and obesity found to be key risk factors.

JCU Pharmacy students stay in the regions
Wed, 21 Oct 2020
James Cook University’s drive to get more health professionals working in rural and remote areas is paying off – with JCU Pharmacy students much more likely to work outside of major cities after they graduate.

Funnel-web spiders: why they kill us, and other news
Thu, 24 Sep 2020
A bite from a male Australian funnel-web spider can kill you, but why do they bother?

New cars will need new skills
Wed, 23 Sep 2020
Self-driving cars available in the near future won’t allow drivers to sleep on the job and may even require special training and licenses to operate, according to a new study.

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