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: