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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

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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Hylda Wapau - 2023 Spirit of JCU Award

Thu, 21 Sep 2023
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Hylda Wapau is a Aith Koedal woman who was raised in St. Pauls Community, Mua Island (Moa Island) and Waiben Island (Thursday Island), with strong ties to Saibai Island within the Torres Strait Islands. Hylda’s work within the nursing and health fields have earned her
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Voice to Parliament Referendum - Listen, Learn, Share

Mon, 25 Sep 2023
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As Australia prepares for a historic vote, JCU is committed to supporting meaningful community discussion on this important issue.
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