JCU's Research Leaders

JCU is Australia's leading research university with a focus on the tropics. Our world renowned research leaders are highly recognised and have made and continue to make an exceptional contribution to their field or discipline.

The Australian Research Council offers a number of competitive fellowships, reflecting the Commonwealth’s commitment to support excellence in research by attracting world-class researchers and research leaders to key positions, and creating new rewards and incentives for the application of their talents in Australia.

Current holders of ARC Fellowships are;

Professor David Bellwood – Australian Laureate Fellowship

Associate Professor Jennifer Donelson – Future Fellowship

Queensland Health offers funding for five years to attract and retain researchers to Queensland who are international leaders in their field.

Professor Jon Golledge