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

    Cutting-edge research finds disease early in fish farm
    Tue, 27 Jun 2017
    A James Cook University scientist is using a breakthrough genetic technology to help aquaculture farmers detect disease outbreaks early.

    Turtle go-slow zones extensions needed
    Fri, 23 Jun 2017
    James Cook University marine scientists are calling for an extension of go-slow zones in turtle habitats to reduce boat strikes on the threatened creatures.

    New research centre to explore Australia’s human & environmental history
    Thu, 22 Jun 2017
    A new, national research centre launched today (Thursday 22 June) will explore Australia’s human and environmental history.

    Scientists’ formula for NRL success
    Thu, 22 Jun 2017
    Scientists from James Cook University and Victoria University may have unlocked the secret behind success in the NRL.

    Dingoes may benefit their environment
    Wed, 21 Jun 2017
    Scientists from James Cook University say the indiscriminate killing of dingoes may not be the best way to protect the environment.

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