Graduate Research School

Graduate Research School

The Graduate Research School or GRS ensures consistent policy across all faculties in the administration of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs at JCU.

Prospective students who wish to apply for HDR candidature at JCU should visit the Prospective Students webpage prior to making contact with the GRS.

Quick Links


  • eGRS for data storage and access to workshop materials, resources and recordings
  • CareerHub for self-managed workshop and event registrations
  • LearnJCU for access to GRS online modules and resources

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JCU Research News

Read the latest JCU research news here, or visit the JCU News & Media website if you'd like to learn more about JCU's activities.

    Massive Development Corridors Could Create Environmental Crisis for Africa
    Thu, 26 Nov 2015
    A James Cook University research team says dozens of major “development corridors” slated to crisscross the African continent are likely to open a Pandora’s Box of environmental problems.

    Good medicine left on the shelf?
    Wed, 25 Nov 2015
    A controversial new paper by James Cook University scientist claims many useful new treatments  are being left on the shelf by medical researchers.

    Half of Amazonian tree species may be threatened
    Sat, 21 Nov 2015
    A James Cook University scientist says a new study shows more than half of all tree species in the world’s most diverse forest - the Amazon - may be globally threatened.

    Wired society speeds up brains … and time
    Thu, 19 Nov 2015
    Our techno-gadgets may be amping up our brain’s processing speed and causing us to believe time is racing by, according to a James Cook University researcher.

    Yellow Crazy Ants threaten native butterflies
    Tue, 17 Nov 2015
    In the first study of its kind, James Cook University scientists have discovered the invasive yellow crazy ant (YCA) to be an extremely efficient killer of native butterfly caterpillars.

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