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nationaltribune.com.au: Fussy fish can have their coral and eat it too

Fussy fish can have their coral and eat it too
nationaltribune.com.au, 17 Jul 2019

Being a fussy eater is a problem for reef fish that seek refuge from climate change on deeper reefs. But scientists discovered the coral that these fussy fish eat can support them. The study was led by Dr Chancey MacDonald at the ARC Centre of...
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The North West Star: James Cook University Mount Isa opens its doors to the wider community

James Cook University Mount Isa opens its doors to the wider community
The North West Star, 17 Jul 2019

An Open Day aimed at attracting local and regional students to James Cook University will be held in Mount Isa on Tuesday. The open day, which will be held at the Centre for Rural and Remote Health, will provide the community with the university's...
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The North West Star: JCU celebrate Mount Isa's graduating nursing class of 2019

JCU celebrate Mount Isa's graduating nursing class of 2019
The North West Star, 11 Jul 2019

James Cook University, Centre for Rural and Remote Health hosted an afternoon tea to celebrate the graduating third year nursing student's final day of classes and reflect on three years of hard work. Third year nursing students and their families,...
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queensland.com: Swimming with dwarf minke whales

Swimming with dwarf minke whales
queensland.com, 12 Jul 2019

There’s an air of mystery surrounding the elusive yet curious dwarf minke whales. “Where they go to exactly, no one yet knows,” explains Dr Matt Curnock from James Cook University. “They seem to love the northern waters of the Coral Sea for just a few...
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The Conversation: Hand sanitisers in public won’t wipe out the flu but they might help reduce its spread

Hand sanitisers in public won’t wipe out the flu but they might help reduce its spread
The Conversation, 15 Jul 2019

Infectious Diseases Physician, Senior Lecturer, James Cook University and, The University of Queensland This year’s flu season is off to an early start, with 144,000 confirmed cases so far in 2019. That’s more than twice as many confirmed cases of the...
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seniors-housing.net: Plan for healthy ageing in Torres Strait

Plan for healthy ageing in Torres Strait
seniors-housing.net, 16 Jul 2019

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Fri, 19 Jul 2019 03:05:43 GMT -

Yahoo! Finance: Professor Jin-Guang Teng Assumes Office as the New PolyU President

Professor Jin-Guang Teng Assumes Office as the New PolyU President
Yahoo! Finance, 01 Jul 2019

HONG KONG, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The new President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, takes office today. Over the next couple of months, he aims to build connections with students, faculty, staff, and alumni...
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nationaltribune.com.au: Getting ready for uni at JCU Indigenous Winter School

Getting ready for uni at JCU Indigenous Winter School
nationaltribune.com.au, 05 Jul 2019

Approximately 100 students from all over Queensland and around Australia are in Townsville this week to take part in the JCU Winter School for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students. Over five days, students are experiencing...
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Cosmos Magazine: Marine protected areas really do help fish – and fishers

Marine protected areas really do help fish – and fishers
Cosmos Magazine, 07 Jul 2019

Despite the sceptics, research shows they’re a good idea, write Dustin Marshall and Liz Morris from Australia’s Monash University. One hectare of ocean in which fishing is not allowed (a marine protected area) produces at least five times the amount of...
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SBS.COM.AU: Grandparents raising kids need more support

Grandparents raising kids need more support
SBS.COM.AU, 09 Jul 2019

Embed Download00:00 10:22(Supplied) A James Cook University study of the challenges indigenous and non-indigenous grandparents face when acting as carers of their grandchildren has found they are in dire need of more support. In this study involved wa...
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