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Discover the IERC’s latest news including scholarships / awards, ceremonies, programs, and workshops. You can read about what our students set out to achieve and how they succeeded, and stay informed through the development of our research and innovations.

Latest stories

Construction starts on landmark CTEC

Thu, 24 Aug 2023
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James Cook University has turned the first sod on its newest building site, marking the official start to the construction of the Cairns Tropical Enterprise Centre (CTEC).
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Large-scale seagrass restoration takes root in Tropical Australia

Thu, 24 Aug 2023
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Tropical Australia’s first large-scale seagrass restoration project begins this week in Cairns and Mourilyan, aiming to replenish more than 400 hectares of seagrass habitat devastated by cyclones and La Nina weather events more than a decade ago.
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More must be done so Indigenous students are ready to succeed at university

Tue, 1 Aug 2023
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Courageous steps were signalled last month in the interim report from the Australian Universities Accord panel with a recommendation to grant Commonwealth Student Place support for all Indigenous Australians and not just to those from regional and remote regions.
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