James Cook University (JCU) is a public university based in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The university has two Australian campuses, located in Townsville and Cairns respectively, and an international campus in Singapore. JCU is the second oldest university in Queensland—proclaimed in 1970—and the first tertiary education institution in North Queensland.

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More focus needed on female travelers' needs

A James Cook University researcher has called for travel medicine organizations to focus more on the needs of women, who face a particular range of challenges when they travel.

Health check upgrade for the world's wildlife

Scientists have proposed a new way to assess the health of wildlife in biodiversity hotspots, to better protect animals and bolster conservation efforts.

Weed invaders are getting faster

Dr. Daniel Montesinos is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Tropical Herbarium, at James Cook University in Cairns. He is studying weeds to better understand (among other things) how they might respond to climate ...

Using off-the-shelf drones to spot deadly jellyfish

The research, published today in the journal PLOS One, focused on Chironex fleckeriā€”a large jellyfish capable of killing a human in under three minutes and considered the most venomous animal in the world.

Sharks almost gone from many reefs

A massive global study of the world's reefs has found sharks are 'functionally extinct' on nearly one in five of the reefs surveyed.

The troubled waters surrounding the Spratly Islands

New research reveals the unseen environmental damage being done to coral reefs in the hotly contested South China Sea, as China and other nations jostle for control of the disputed sea lanes.

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