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.
Call to stop African eco-disaster in the making
Thu, 5 Oct 2017
A James Cook University scientist has warned of an environmental catastrophe in Africa’s world-famous Serengeti if planned new dams are built.
Sharks longer in the tooth than we thought
Fri, 29 Sep 2017
A James Cook University researcher has found that sharks and rays live a lot longer than we thought – some twice as long as previously estimated.
JCU team’s winning basketball formula
Thu, 28 Sep 2017
James Cook University scientists have come up with a winning formula for basketball teams looking to take home Olympic gold.
Study suggests an answer to young people’s persistent sleep problems
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
A collaborative research project involving James Cook University and the University of Queensland indicates high rates of sleep problems continuing through teenage years and into early adulthood - but also suggests a natural remedy.
Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Water treatment trials at Babinda in far north Queensland aim to protect the Great Barrier Reef by removing dissolved inorganic nitrogen from agricultural run-off water.
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