Leaves YEAH

JCU in the News

Newsroom   JCU in the News

Toadinator trap targets cane toad menace with light and sound
INNOVATIVE new cane toad traps using light and sound to ensnare the toxic amphibians could help curb their...

to lure insects as further bait for the hated pests. James Cook University researchers helped develop specific “siren calls” which attract
Wed, 02 May 2018 04:01:00 +0100 -
New research shows importance of our regional universities
REGIONAL universities are powering local economies across the nation. A new study has revealed seven in 10 regional...

. James Cook University Vice Chancellor Sandra Harding said JCU was a huge enterprise with an enormous impact in northern ­Queensland. “We
Tue, 01 May 2018 15:00:00 +0100 -
Local researchers helping the world in aquaculture
JAMES Cook University’s experts are helping Indonesians develop world’s best practises in aquaculture.

delegates were in Townsville to learn from JCU’s aquaculture experts. Course leader, JCU Professor Kyall Zenger, said food security and
Tue, 01 May 2018 09:03:49 +0100 -
JCU officially opens doors to new institute, expects more experts to move to Cairns
MORE world experts in tropical health and medicine are expected to be attracted to Cairns with the opening of a new...

safe study of mosquitoes that can spread tropical diseases. JCU vice chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said she had no doubt the institute
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:00:00 +0100 -
Researcher says batteries key to region’s renewable sector
RESEARCH is what continually drives innovation in the renewable energy sector and James Cook University is at the...

what continually drives innovation in the renewable energy sector and James Cook University is at the forefront of this. Storage continues
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0100 -
How imitating mating calls could slash cane toad numbers
Cane toads are a real Aussie success story – for themselves, at least. But research has produced a new kind of trap that may help stop...

front. Lin Schwarzkopf is a Professor in Zoology at James Cook University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:51:51 +0000 -
Scientists from Australia and Wales developed a new vaccine production platform
In the April edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, a team led by Associate Professor John Miles from James Cook University and...

, a team led by Associate Professor John Miles from James Cook University and Cardiff University’s Professor Andrew Sewell describe how they
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:07:20 +0000 -
Hunting squid reduced by increasing carbon levels
According to a recent study by the James Cook University (JCU) scientists, high carbon dioxide levels make squid fumble assaults on their...

According to a recent study by the James Cook University (JCU) scientists, high carbon dioxide levels make squid fumble assaults on their
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:22:31 +0000 -
James Cook University’s $827m injection to Queensland economy
A REPORT has revealed James Cook University injected more than $800 million into Queensland’s economy in a single...

area. Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said the report confirmed JCU’s vital role in the North’s economy. “JCU’s economic impact
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:00:36 +0000 -
Helft planten- en diersoorten in gevaar door klimaatverandering
In de rijkste natuurgebieden op aarde dreigt de helft van de plant- en diersoorten te verdwijnen als klimaatverandering geen halt wordt...

Dat staat in een nieuw onderzoek van de Universiteit van East Anglia, de James Cook University en het Wereld Natuur Fonds (WNF). Het rapport
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:00:40 +0000 -