James Cook University

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.

Address
Townsville, Queensland, Australia 4811
Website
http://www.jcu.edu.au/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cook_University

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Cardiology

Study links caesareans and cardiovascular risk

A new Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health study has found Australian children who were born via cesarean section (C-section) have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and obesity, and it's sparked a call ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Dog people' may do better in lockdown

Researchers examining why dog owners living alone during COVID restrictions were less lonely think it may have to do with the type of person who owns dogs rather than having a dog itself.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Closing in on a new test for schistosomiasis

Researchers have made important progress towards a new diagnostic test for schistosomiasis, which could help the World Health Organisation (WHO) achieve its goal of interrupting transmission of the disease, and eventually ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Pet prep' could be key to disaster survival

James Cook University researchers have discovered most pet owners have inadequate plans for their pets if a natural disaster strikes—but disaster response planners may be able to turn this into a positive.

Pediatrics

Kids need the COVID-19 jab for herd immunity

James Cook University scientists have developed a new model to track the COVID pandemic—and it's telling them Australia should now prioritize delivering the Pfizer vaccine to 12-40 year-olds.

Vaccination

Delta a new challenge for herd immunity

New modelling from James Cook University scientists shows Australia needs to vaccinate at least 85 percent of the population to achieve herd immunity.

Pediatrics

AI advance in premature baby care

James Cook University scientists believe they have made an advance in the science of keeping premature babies alive.

Neuroscience

Is autism linked to a more 'male' brain?

Researchers have been investigating an intriguing theory that links autism to having an 'extreme male brain' – but have found it is not that simple.

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