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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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.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Feeling lonely? Turn up the volume!

Sound could be used to combat feelings of loneliness, including during COVID-19-related lockdowns and quarantine, according to new research from James Cook University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Triage rules needed for health workers

A warning has been issued that Australian health workers face legal risks if they make triage decisions during a disaster—and the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the problem sharply into focus.

Medical research

Magnetic attraction: Breakthrough test for malaria

After nearly a decade of research, a new test that detects the magnetic properties of malaria-infected blood could soon be used to help eliminate the mosquito-borne disease.

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