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Bill Laurance and traditional landowners in West Papua Province.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Wed, 22 Feb 2017
James Cook University and the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys are teaming up, announcing a strategic partnership to boost health, well-being and education in norther...

Tue, 21 Feb 2017
James Cook University researchers say children in rural Queensland are three times more likely to be admitted to hospital for dental problems than in other parts of ...

Mon, 20 Feb 2017
James Cook University (JCU) has opened Australia’s first NarrowBand Internet of Things research lab (NBIoT) in Cairns today, featuring technology provided by i...

Mon, 20 Feb 2017
James Cook University has closed a Healing Touch Clinic that had been operating on its Townsville campus.

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JCU in the News

World’s largest shark survey just got bigger
Researchers attempting the world’s largest survey of shark populations just reached their goal of 216 reefs — a year and a half ahead of...

& Education; Colin Simpfendorfer from James Cook University in Australia; Euan Harvey from Curtin University in Australia; and Michelle
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:04:57 +0100 -
First NB-IoT labs opens in Australia
A partnership has been established between Huawei and James Cook University (JCU), focusing on the development of technology around...

between people, place and technology,” said JCU Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding. “From designing smarter cities to growing
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:58:32 +0100 -
How the giant white tailed rat challenges the Australian Internet of Things
Building the Internet of Things in the Australian tropical rainforest is not easy, particularly when giant rats view your kit as lunch.

. In conversations with the JCU academics and Huawei executives, it’s clear the Chinese vendor is looking at the research facilities to be
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:23:40 +0100 -
How regions can persuade fly-in fly-out workers to live locally
Regions that offer adequate amenities for residents have the best chance of converting long-distance commuters, writes Riccardo Welters and...

Nicholas is a PhD student in Resource and Labour Economics, both at James Cook University. Originally published in The Conversation.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 04:21:05 +0100 -
Discovering an Ancient Landslide on the Great Barrier Reef – A chat with Dr Rob Beaman
Earlier this week, it was announced that a group of scientists had discovered remnants of an ancient underwater landslide off the northern...

seascape and the reef. Marine Geologist Dr Robert Beaman from James Cook University spoke to our hosts Jennie Lenman and Ian Newton about
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:16:47 +0100 -

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