Research

Research

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


    Survey looks for employer views of business graduates
    Tue, 6 Jun 2017
    James Cook University researchers are investigating what skills employers want to see in future employees.

    Medical Dean calls for doctor training re-think
    Mon, 5 Jun 2017
    The Dean of James Cook University’s College of Medicine and Dentistry is calling for an overhaul of medical training and a reassessment of the training’s goals.

    ‘No pets policy’ affected Cyclone Debbie evacuations
    Sun, 4 Jun 2017
    James Cook University researchers have found that most people in the path of Cyclone Debbie refused to be evacuated - many out of loyalty to their pets or because of a poor impression of evacuation centres.

    A brave new world for coral reefs
    Thu, 1 Jun 2017
    The future of the world’s coral reefs hangs in the balance, but it is not too late to save them, according to a major study published today in the prestigious journal, Nature.

    The secret forest: an expedition discovers giant trees at high altitude
    Wed, 31 May 2017
    A James Cook University scientist is part of a team that has discovered giant trees growing on remote mountainsides that could be the tallest ever recorded at those altitudes worldwide.

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