Physical Sciences at James Cook University encompasses the fundamental science disciplines of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Our teaching and research programs are multi- and inter-disciplinary, enabling our graduates to build careers in many areas of science and technology within Australia and overseas.
The study of Physical Sciences gives us a fundamental understanding of the laws of nature and mathematics, allowing us to study and explore our world and the universe at large.
Physical Sciences in the News!
James Cook University researchers have helped develop a technique to produce a potent mosquito repellent from essential oils.
JCU’s Associate Professor Michael Oelgemöller and Dr Marie Oelgemöller have just returned from Noumea in New Caledonia. Working with the University of New Caledonia they helped produce a natural mosquito repellent that meets local and European health regulations.