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


    New drug to ease C-Section trauma
    Tue, 28 Feb 2017
    James Cook University researchers from the College of Medicine and Dentistry may have found a way to reduce trauma and prevent infections after Caesarean births.

    Older refugees doing it tough
    Fri, 24 Feb 2017
    A James Cook University researcher says older refugees are more traumatised, depressed and poorer than younger refugees – but most believe they have received adequate support in Australia.

    Bush kids’ oral health in question
    Tue, 21 Feb 2017
    James Cook University researchers say children in rural Queensland are three times more likely to be admitted to hospital for dental problems than in other parts of the state.

    Seagrass plays major role in pollution reduction
    Thu, 16 Feb 2017
    A new study has found that seagrass meadows have a vital role in reducing man-made pollution.

    Can greens and graziers be friends?
    Thu, 16 Feb 2017
    James Cook University scientists say even though the two are often thought to be in opposition, a mix of farming and conservation may be a good way to protect some environments.

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