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Hook and Line Reefs
Fri, 19 Jan 2018

High-resolution seafloor maps released today show 1.5 million square kilometres of Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef in unprecedented detail.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018
A first-of-its-kind program at James Cook University has produced the first group of dentistry graduates trained to recognise and respond to signs of domestic violen...

Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Scientists from James Cook University, working in partnership with North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP), are deploying instruments to measure water quality, and aim to...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018
When university applicants check their offers on the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) website this morning (Tuesday 16 January) 1142 will discover an off...

Fri, 12 Jan 2018
A leading James Cook University scientist and internationally recognised environmentalist says the Amazon jungle is about to be cut in half by a new paved highway....

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JCU in the News

Out-of-pocket cost of having a baby skyrockets, largest rise in out-of-hospital obstetrics
Some Australian parents are paying 1,000 per cent more out of their own pockets...
12 Jan 2018
Breathalysers near river hot spots
A TOWNSVILLE freshwater hot spot will be targeted this weekend in a bid to...
12 Jan 2018
Police keep up presence at JCU
POLICE will maintain the James Cook University beat for at least five more years...
12 Jan 2018
Drowned swimmers on average four times over legal driving limit
Swimmers at a popular waterhole in north Queensland will be breathalysed over the weekend...
11 Jan 2018
World-first trial to cure diabetes with parasitic hookworms
YOUNG overweight women will be infected with parasitic worms in a world-first clinical trial...
10 Jan 2018

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