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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

"Now More Than Ever" - 2024 National Reconciliation Week

Mon, 1 Nov 2021
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In 2024, the theme for National Reconciliation Week was "Now More Than Ever." JCU partnered with Murdoch University and Edith Cowan University for an inter-university dialogue titled "Post Referendum: What’s Next For Universities," featuring our Deputy Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Education and Strategy, Professor Martin Nakata.
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Remote teaching a foundational experience

Wed, 1 May 2024
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It took being stuck at home in Proserpine during the COVID-19 lockdowns for JCU Bachelor of Education (Primary) student Jack Handley to realise his calling. Jack was taking a gap year after finishing high school and planned to study engineering.
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Local voices, national conversations

Fri, 5 Jan 2024
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After completing her PhD at JCU in 2022, Gugu Badhun/Ngadjon-ji researcher and academic Dr Janine Gertz has been awarded the prestigious 2023 Stanner Award — a national biennial prize that recognises her thesis as the best academic writing by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
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