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Fri, 26 Nov 2021

As our first cyclone for the season forms off the north-west coast and the Bureau of Meteorology warns of a La Niña summer, Cyclone Country: The Language of Place and Disaster in Australian Literature has been launched at James Cook University’s Nguma-bada campus in Cairns.

Fri, 26 Nov 2021
Seagrass meadows are vital to the health of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) - and now JCU scientists have analysed more than 35 years of data on seagrass and produced a...

Tue, 23 Nov 2021
Almost 200 refurbished laptops have been donated by James Cook University to a charity dedicated to giving underprivileged students a digital education.

Mon, 22 Nov 2021
The invaluable contribution made by James Cook University’s international students has been celebrated at an inaugural ball held in Townsville.

Fri, 19 Nov 2021
James Cook University’s College of Medicine and Dentistry has become the first of its kind in Australia to offer postgraduate courses in lifestyle medicine, an...

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Seawater could reduce wetland weeds
Scientists found seawater can control weed growth and improve water quality in coastal wetlands....
11 Nov 2021
JCU study aims to better predict stingers movements
A new study is hoping to uncover how many deadly box jellyfish will head...
11 Nov 2021
Deadly ‘ghost nets’ increase in Gulf of Carpentaria despite years of clean-ups
Study author calls for coordinated efforts to remove discarded fishing nets before they reach...
11 Nov 2021
Australian frog species at risk of extinction
Due to their sensitivity to changing environmental and climate conditions frogs are considered one...
11 Nov 2021
Harnessing the genetics of hookworms to develop next generation of PPE for combat troops
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a grant...
11 Nov 2021

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