College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences


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:


Innovative research supported
Wed, 31 Jan 2018
A James Cook University researcher is the first to be funded by a new $5 million research centre announced today by the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

A paradigm shift in drug discovery
Wed, 24 Jan 2018
James Cook University scientists have developed a new drug screening technology that’s described as a ‘paradigm shift’ in the war against drug-resistant microorganisms.

3385 new places at JCU, with more to come
Tue, 16 Jan 2018
When university applicants check their offers on the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) website this morning (Tuesday 16 January) 1142 will discover an offer of a place to study at James Cook University.

JCU and Royal Life Saving researchers to breathalyse swimmers
Thu, 11 Jan 2018
Researchers will be breathalysing and surveying river users at popular river locations in Townsville this weekend, in an effort to find answers to the nation’s river drowning problem.

North Queensland’s future healthcare professionals ready to graduate (Townsville)
Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Future nurses, vets, pharmacists, doctors, pathologists, and a range of other allied health professionals of North Queensland are graduating in Townsville tomorrow (Wednesday 20 December), with most heading straight into work or further specialist study.

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