From the classroom to the reef
What’s it like to study marine science in Australia? Marissa Hutchings explains what it was like getting her hands wet on Orpheus Island and off the coast of South Australia and the Galapagos Islands.
Drones taking over in challenging territory
JCU alumni Cameron Van Der Berg uses drones to connect wind and solar power stations to the electricity grid. Instead of cutting trees to make way for dangerous jobs done by large helicopters, oversized drones do the hard work now.
Diving into new discoveries
Listening to the sound of the Earth’s interior
The secrets hidden beneath our feet: Dr Lauren Waszek studies energy from tiny earthquakes that are unnoticeable to human senses and uses artificial intelligence to speed up the work.
Marine science in 3D
The Great Barrier Reef needs to adapt to climate change. Eoghan Aston recreates corals in 3D to find out which stress-resilient corals are best suited as refuges for smaller reef fish.
Veterinary and Animal Science
Treating paw mental health
JCU Veterinary Emergency Centre and Hospital’s Dr Cat Neve, a fear-free certified vet, shares her top five tips for easing your pet’s anxiety as you return to the office.
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
Going the distance with drones and data
What stories can drones tell us about our most valuable ecosystems? Dr Karen Joyce realised drones capture a treasure trove of data; so, she co-founded GeoNadir, an online drone data sharing platform.
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.