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JCU professor receives international honour
Mon, 16 Nov 2020
James Cook University academic Professor Peter Leggat was last night formally recognised as a Distinguished International Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).

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.

Future-proofing Townsville against wastewater contaminants
Fri, 16 Oct 2020
Townsville is leading the way with wastewater testing to help keep our waterways free of hazardous chemicals, thanks to JCU research and the support of Townsville City Council.

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?

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