James Cook University (JCU) aims to create a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference.
Outstanding research is the basis of the university's performance in world rankings, placing it in the top two per cent of universities world-wide. JCU has 78% of field of research rated at world standard or above, with eight fields of research receiving the highest possible rating, or well above world standard. These are:
- Ecological applications
- Environmental science and management
- Medical microbiology
- Physical geography and environmental geoscience
- Plant biology
Explore the links below to discover our current research:
Theme 1 - Technology projects
JCU 3MT finalist, Stephanie Baker presenting 'Revolutionising Healthcare with Wearables: For Premature Babies & Beyond
Theme 2 - Engineering Projects
See how Rockfield Technologies evolved at JCU over 20 years ago and now collaborate with the University to solve problems in the Advance Sensor Technology space.
Theme 3 - Science Projects
JCU 3MT Finalist, Jacob Westaway presenting 'Discovering The Faceal Microbiome Associated with Preterm Birth'