Each year, more than 90% of Australia’s lithium-ion batteries end up in landfill. But JCU’s Emenike Okonkwo says he is developing a more eco-friendly method that may help turn this waste into wealth.
Putting seafood sustainability on a platter
JCU PhD Candidate Phoebe Arbon says it is important for us to understand threats to the sustainability of our seafood, like the pathogens that might threaten production in the prawn industry.
Diving into new discoveries
Diving into coastal ecology
As part of her degree, JCU Marine Science student Tia Ngo Nguyen travelled to Thailand and got hands-on experience exploring coastal habitats and coral reefs.
How reliable is your RAT?
While we have come to rely on RATs during the pandemic, JCU researcher Casey Toft has developed a scientific tool that is key to ensuring the performance of virus detection devices in the future.
Veterinary and Animal Science
Future vet enjoying the mane event
So far, JCU veterinary science student Julia Kaminakamura has worked with cows, crocodiles and tropical fish, but her favourite placement was at a thoroughbred breeding facility near the Gold Coast.
A life of animals and adventure
After working with animals all across the globe, JCU Alumni Dr Campbell Costello is back on Australian soil running his own veterinary business.
Where JCU can take you
Tracking tiny turtles
PhD Student Rebecca Diggins knows what makes tiny turtles happy, and what they do once they have been set free on the Great Barrier Reef.
The future of farming
The Australian agricultural industry faces intensifying challenges. JCU researcher Dr Rachel Hay says the adoption of new tools and new technologies is critical to securing the future of farming.