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Super news: Supa IGA to open at JCU Townsville campus>
The Supa IGA will be located in the Clinical Practice Building and will replace the existing Woolworths supermarket. The Supa IGA will be...

Super news: Supa IGA to open at JCU Townsville campus
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:26:24 +0200 -
The catastrophic coral bleaching at the Great Barrier Reef, in one map>
Two-thirds of the reef have bleached in the past two years.

the planet continues to warm. As Terry Hughes, head of the Australian Research Council Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, said in
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:10:23 +0200 -
New campus to cater>
DRUGS to treat a range of illnesses will be trialled in a new clinic that is part of James Cook University’s new...

of local artists Brian Robinson and Paul Bong. JCU Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said the campus would help revitalise Cairns’
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:46:40 +0200 -
Scholarship a helping hand for vet student>
Melanie Martyn, Old Banchory, Clermont, grew up on a cattle property and now has a scholarship to help her with her veterinary science...

her study at James Cook University this year. Melanie Martyn, Old Banchory, 65km west of Clermont, began a veterinary science degree at JCU
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 04:13:15 +0200 -
Lessons to be heeded from storm trauma>
LESSONS learned from the damage caused by Cyclone Debbie should be heeded by residents of North Queensland.

JCU team led by Dr David Henderson will make recommendations for future building standards after completing their findings. After Cyclone
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:05:00 +0200 -
Roly-polies’ huge roll up>
THERE have been many plagues in the Outback from locusts, flies, feral cats, moths, kangaroos, rats and mice but...

hundreds of roly-polies banking up against the barrier. James Cook University animal production lecturer Chris Gardiner said the roly-poly
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:19:47 +0200 -
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 -