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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

A new James Cook University marine science scholar will gain a unique opportunity to engage with the port industry across the Great Barrier Reef, thanks to a ground-breaking environment partnership between North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) and JCU.

Tue, 2 Mar 2021
For the first time, scientists have assessed how many corals there are in the Pacific Ocean—and evaluated their risk of extinction.

Fri, 26 Feb 2021
Firing the manager or coach when things go wrong is a common tactic for soccer teams looking to improve, and new research from James Cook University shows it works &...

Thu, 25 Feb 2021
JCU scientists have found rock lobsters may be vulnerable to climate change and lobster fishers may have to travel further to snare the delicacy in the future....

Tue, 23 Feb 2021
Construction of the landmark Technology Innovation Complex (TIC) will start next month, with the University announcing BESIX Watpac will build the $94m project on JC...

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Promising new research to detect mosquito-borne illness
A fast and low-cost way of detecting malaria is showing promising results.The disease affected...
22 Feb 2021
Australia's charismatic glider marsupial
The discovery of two new Australian glider species is a boon for biodiversity yet...
22 Feb 2021
How your home can weather the storm
A new website developed by James Cook University researchers has been launched, offering valuable...
22 Feb 2021
New wetlands officer ready for action
With a passion for fish ecology, Tiffany Nay has landed a position with the...
22 Feb 2021
Science of lying comes down to timing, but we can't always trust that
Whether we think someone is telling the truth or lying all depends on timing,...
22 Feb 2021

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