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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Addiction

Study finds recreational drug users not what we think

A James Cook University researcher has been investigating why Australians are among the top users of illegal drugs in the world – and has uncovered some revealing new facts about the motivations of recreational drug users.

Health

Alcohol apps aimed at young

Apps with names like 'Let's get Wasted!' and 'Drink Thin' have led a James Cook University Professor to call for Government action on alcohol advertising on mobile devices.

Immunology

Eating fish may help prevent asthma

A James Cook University scientist says an innovative study has revealed new evidence that eating fish can help prevent asthma.

Inflammatory disorders

Working towards a worm protein pill for inflammatory disease

Australian scientists who have successfully regulated the inflammatory response in coeliac patients by infecting them with hookworms are now collaborating with a major pharmaceutical company to develop a treatment for inflammatory ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Art is in the eye of the beholder

A researcher from James Cook University in Australia has found that a person's mental state affects how they look at art.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stress hormone cortisol link with psychosis

JCU Associate Professor Zoltan Sarnyai said it was the first meta-analysis study to compare the level of cortisol in a waking patient's body with the stage of schizophrenia they are suffering.

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