James Cook University (JCU) is a leader in research addressing the critical challenges facing the tropics, world-wide.
A defining feature of JCU is its tropical location and its research excellence in disciplines of particular relevance to the tropics. As a comprehensive university in the tropics, JCU is well placed to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations to meet these challenges.
Half of Amazonian tree species may be threatened
Sat, 21 Nov 2015
James Cook University scientist says a new study shows more than half of all tree species in the world’s most
diverse forest - the Amazon - may be globally threatened.
Wired society speeds up brains … and time
Thu, 19 Nov 2015
techno-gadgets may be amping up our brain’s processing speed and causing us to
believe time is racing by, according to a James Cook University researcher.
Yellow Crazy Ants threaten native butterflies
Tue, 17 Nov 2015
the first study of its kind, James Cook University scientists have discovered
the invasive yellow crazy ant (YCA) to be an extremely efficient killer of
native butterfly caterpillars.
JCU and rangers track climate change
Mon, 16 Nov 2015
James Cook University scientists and Land and Sea
Rangers from the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) have installed
scientific instruments to measure the impact of climate change in Australia’s
New grant expands JCU hookworm treatment
Mon, 9 Nov 2015
A James Cook
University scientist and a medical doctor will study a revolutionary treatment for
a debilitating illness that affects hundreds of thousands of Australians.
More news: 1 2 3 4