Research and Teaching

Research and Teaching

Research and Teaching

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


    Pigs shut out of critical Queensland wetlands
    Fri, 31 Aug 2018
    James Cook University researchers are assessing how much conservation value can be gained from a simple fence.

    The God of small things
    Thu, 30 Aug 2018
    New research suggests people who are religious gain happiness from believing there is a deeper meaning to everyday events.

    Shrimp help to heal injured fish
    Thu, 23 Aug 2018
    James Cook University scientists have discovered that shrimp help heal injured fish.

    New fish in sights of citizen scientists
    Wed, 22 Aug 2018
    The rusty jobfish, the midnight snapper, and oblique-banded sweetlips are among the new targets for citizen scientists following the re-launch of the Redmap project in Queensland at JCU today.

    New treatment for debilitating disease
    Tue, 21 Aug 2018
    A James Cook University researcher is experimenting with a new technique to treat a painful, debilitating disease that affects hundreds of thousands of Australians.

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