Led by Professor Maxine Whittaker, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, as part of the Division of Tropical Health & Medicine, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at James Cook University in the areas of:
Tough laws prevent gun deaths
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
A major global report confirms gun-related homicides, suicides and accidents are falling in Australia after the introduction of anti-gun laws, and that the effect of such tough laws is similar elsewhere.
Frog researcher snares PM’s Science Prize
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
A frog researcher whose ground-breaking discoveries at James Cook University solved the mystery of a disease killing frogs around the world has won one of Australia’s most prestigious science prizes.
Study firms up diet and depression link
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Does fast food contribute to depression? Can a healthy diet combat mental illness?
The God of small things
Thu, 30 Aug 2018
New research suggests people who are religious gain happiness from believing there is a deeper meaning to everyday events.
Public or private? Cutting costs and improving the journey to motherhood
Thu, 16 Aug 2018
A James Cook University health economics researcher is leading a major new study on the type of maternity care that delivers the ‘best bang for the buck’.