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:
De factos more likely to drink heavily
Tue, 7 Nov 2017
A new study has found people who live in de facto relationships are more likely to engage in risky drinking than those who are legally married.
Grant to JCU researcher targets malaria
Fri, 13 Oct 2017
A James Cook University researcher has been awarded funding to develop a malaria vaccine, that – if successful - could save nearly half a million lives a year.
JCU scientists find scorpions target their venom
Wed, 11 Oct 2017
In the first study of its kind, James Cook University scientists have shown scorpions can fine-tune their venom to suit different predators and prey.
Study suggests an answer to young people’s persistent sleep problems
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
A collaborative research project involving James Cook University and the University of Queensland indicates high rates of sleep problems continuing through teenage years and into early adulthood - but also suggests a natural remedy.
Cyclones' emotional toll
Wed, 20 Sep 2017
As cyclone season looms, a James Cook University researcher has found the emotional damage from a big storm can be worse than the physical effects.