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.

JCU Research News

    International body recognises important dolphin area after JCU Discovery
    Tue, 5 Dec 2017
    A James Cook University researcher’s discovery of rare Australian snubfin and humpback dolphins in Papua New Guinea has led to the official recognition of the area’s conservation significance.

    Training for health and humanitarian action in emergencies
    Fri, 1 Dec 2017
    Twenty-three delegates from 12 countries are attending a training course in Cairns designed to strengthen capacity for emergency response and disaster management, especially in the Pacific region.

    Animals in disaster zones
    Fri, 1 Dec 2017
    As cyclone season approaches, do you have a plan for keeping your animals safe in a disaster?

    New research agenda to eradicate malaria
    Fri, 1 Dec 2017
    A James Cook University scientist is at the forefront of renewed international efforts to eradicate malaria from the face of the earth.

    Call for workers to rise up
    Tue, 28 Nov 2017
    James Cook University study has found nearly three quarters of office workers believe there is a negative relationship between sitting down all day at work and their health - and that bosses are crucial to helping solve the problem.

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