James Cook University

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University in Australia

About James Cook University

According to Wikipedia, James Cook University is a public university in North Queensland, Australia. The second oldest university in Queensland, JCU is a teaching and research institution. The university's main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns and Townsville, and one in the city state of Singapore. JCU also has study centres in Mount Isa, Mackay, Thursday Island and Rockhampton. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international and domestic students. The university's main fields of research include environmental sciences, biological sciences, mathematical sciences, earth sciences, agricultural and veterinary sciences, technology and medical and health sciences.

What Is James Cook University Known For?

James Cook University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

James Cook University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are James Cook University's Most Influential Alumni?

James Cook University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Earth Sciences, and Biology. Here are some of James Cook University's most famous alumni:

Peter Ridd
An Ocean researcher.
Henry Reynolds
Henry Reynolds
An Australian historian.
Katarina Carroll
Katarina Carroll
An Australian police officer.
Phillip Gwynne
A Novelist.
Philip Freier
Philip Freier
An Archbishop of Melbourne. Philip Freier is Bishop of the Northern Territory.
Paul Amato
An American sociologist.
Jamie Seymour
An Australian biologist.
Brentley Frazer
Brentley Frazer
An Australian poet.
Robert Bartholomew
A Sociologist and mass psychogenic illness expert.
Glen Richards
An Australian entrepreneur.
Silma Ihram
An Australian politician.
Sue Meek
An Australian scientist.