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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 to have a baby than they would have done 25 years ago. New...

they would have done 25 years ago. New research from James Cook University analysed data from the Medicare Benefits Schedule from 1992-3 to
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 04:10:00 +0000 -

Breathalysers near river hot spots

A TOWNSVILLE freshwater hot spot will be targeted this weekend in a bid to find answers to the nation’s river...

Sunday night. Principal investigator Amy Peden, PhD candidate at James Cook University and national manager of research and policy at Royal
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:00:40 +0000 -

Police keep up presence at JCU

POLICE will maintain the James Cook University beat for at least five more years but a student leader says a...

at the campus since 2008 but JCU Student Association president Kimberley Rogers-Ford said 90 per cent of the student population did not know
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:00:37 +0000 -

Drowned swimmers on average four times over legal driving limit

Swimmers at a popular waterhole in north Queensland will be breathalysed over the weekend after research found the...

is believed to be a world-first, researchers from James Cook University and the Royal Life Saving Society will breathalyse swimmers across
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:50:37 +0000 -

World-first trial to cure diabetes with parasitic hookworms

YOUNG overweight women will be infected with parasitic worms in a world-first clinical trial being conducted in...

James Cook University scientists are recruiting female volunteers for a new research project that will use hookworms as a possible therapy
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:00:00 +0000 -

Local uni leading way in rural medicine

A JAMES Cook University medical course co-ordinator says Townsville is leading the way in providing bush-ready...

doctors in rural and remote areas,” JCU Associate Professor Peter Johnson said. “Our ethos here at JCU is to focus on producing graduates
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:00:13 +0000 -

JCU gets top marks

WHEN it comes to university graduates, James Cook University’s are some of the best according to a newly released...

Manager of student transitions and careers Trudy Quantrill said the government-funded survey had only been running for two years and JCU had
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000 -

The universities with the highest employer satisfaction ratings

Employers are far more happy with graduates from smaller universities than with those from the bigger "group of...

in 2016 and 2017 said they were satisfied overall with graduates from James Cook University, followed by 89.1 per cent for the University of
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 02:00:00 +0000 -

Coral eating starfish outbreak again threatening Great Barrier Reef

Plague of crown-of-thorns starfish spotted so far south on the reef 'concerning'.

. Townsville-based Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies director Terry Hughes said bleaching has caused "unprecedented damage" to
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 04:22:48 +0000 -

Dette gjør Australia-studentene på fritiden

Med sine solrike strender, livlige storbyer og deilige klima har Australia mer å by på enn bare spennende studiemuligheter. Vi har snakket...

. Les hele intervjuet med Sigurd her Synne Bjørnestad Student ved James Cook University i Townsville. – Når jeg ikke er på skole har jeg
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 14:24:04 +0000 -