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When Stephanie O’Brien’s father suffered a stroke that hindered his mobility, his doctors said he would be on a long road to recovery. However, the hard work and dedication of his physiotherapists saw him walking in just a few weeks.
Studying at the old JCU campus in Townsville in the early 1970s was an adventure in more than one way. JCU’s first PhD graduate in geology, Aubrey Paverd, explains what it was like to live and study in cyclone country without air conditioning and
Author: Bianca de Loryn
Date: 25 June 2020
Study Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
Mason Rowley had options to go to towns like Charters Towers or Ingham for his fourth-year physiotherapy placement, but a desire to have a taste of true outback life drew Mason to a small, well-known town nine hours south west of Townsville by the
Date: 10 May 2019
Study Area: Physiotherapy; Allied Health and Pharmacy
When JCU alumni Sarah Del Favero first began studying Education at JCU, she wasn’t sure it was meant for her. After falling in love with teaching and discovering a passion for helping kids learn, Sarah’s work in the classroom has earned her a
A strong curiosity about how the world works and an affinity for numbers have given Bachelor of Engineering student Wilson Bow the keys to the future. However, Wilson is not letting recognition of his outstanding academic achievements sway him;
How do you capture a legacy in a single moment? This was a question faced by JCU graduate Jane Hawkins when she was commissioned to create a sculpture of Johnathan Thurston for Townsville’s new Queensland Country Bank Stadium.
The summer break might seem like the perfect time to hit the beach, but for Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences student Lauren Taylor, those long hot months were put to use at the Comparative Genomics Centre. Lauren describes what it is like to be at
Date: 10 April 2019
Study Area: Biomedical Sciences
College: College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences
From pulling teeth out to treating more children in a day than he’d seen in five years, JCU fifth year dentistry student Connor Smith got more than he bargained for when he completed an overseas placement in Cambodia.
When JCU PhD candidate, Narelle Delle Baite, began creating new media artworks to explore concepts of beauty, femininity, and perception, she never imagined that her pieces would be featured in multiple exhibitions throughout Europe and Australia.