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

    New study reveals Australia’s most endangered ocean ecosystem (and it’s not what you think)
    Thu, 15 Feb 2018
    A new study has found almost all of Australia’s shellfish reefs have disappeared, making them the country’s most threatened ocean ecosystem.

    Sick bees eat healthier
    Wed, 7 Feb 2018
    James Cook University scientists have shown that sick bees try to look after themselves by eating healthy food.

    New technique boosts eyewitness recall
    Thu, 1 Feb 2018
    New research from a James Cook University memory expert shows there may be a simple way to help eyewitnesses of crimes remember more about what they have seen.

    Innovative research supported
    Wed, 31 Jan 2018
    A James Cook University researcher is the first to be funded by a new $5 million research centre announced today by the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

    How to boost active lifestyles for people with MS?
    Wed, 31 Jan 2018
    A JCU researcher is examining how people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can have a more active lifestyle – and she wants to talk to North Queenslanders about their experiences.

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