What is the JCU Orpheus Island Research Station? It’s like studying on a piece of island paradise, located about 125 km north of Townsville.

4 February 2016 News

JCU works on sugar crop prediction

James Cook University scientists are on their way to predicting sugarcane crop size long before harvest—a process that could save farmers money and deliver environmental…

21 January 2016 News

JCU team rate cyclone protection barrier

James Cook University researchers have discovered just how much protection locally available plywood provides against cyclone debris. The low-cost timber is commonly secured to window…

1 December 2015 News

New grant expands JCU hookworm treatment

A James Cook University scientist and a medical doctor will study a revolutionary treatment for a debilitating illness that affects hundreds of thousands of Australians….

James Cook University scientists have been awarded more than $1.1 million for ground-breaking research into rare earth compounds, coral reefs and Australia’s succulent plants. The…