College of Science and Engineering

College of Science and Engineering

As part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies, the College of Science and Engineering promotes, supports and administers quality teaching, hands-on experiences, industry placements and research at JCU in the areas of Marine Biology & Aquaculture, Zoology and Ecology, Geoscience, Environmental Management, Physical Sciences, and Engineering.


Recent news in Science and Engineering


Cutting-edge research finds disease early in fish farm
Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A James Cook University scientist is using a breakthrough genetic technology to help aquaculture farmers detect disease outbreaks early.

Preparing for take-off
Sun, 25 Jun 2017
The sky’s not the limit, it’s their goal: 48 school girls will be stretching their wings at two drone camps in Cairns this week.

Turtle go-slow zones extensions needed
Fri, 23 Jun 2017
James Cook University marine scientists are calling for an extension of go-slow zones in turtle habitats to reduce boat strikes on the threatened creatures.

Dingoes may benefit their environment
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Scientists from James Cook University say the indiscriminate killing of dingoes may not be the best way to protect the environment.

Cyclone Testing Station releases recommendations following Cyclone Debbie
Tue, 20 Jun 2017
Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Debbie crossed the Queensland coast north east of Airlie Beach around midday on Tuesday 28 March 2017. Researchers from the Cyclone Testing Station, located at James Cook University in Townsville, have released their report into damage to buildings caused by Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

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