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Translating research

March 25th, 2017

Why do we hear so much more about drug and treatment innovations than about research that improves the lives of patients while they wait for those innovations to see the light of day? Professor Linda Shields says the research done by nurses, midwives and allied health professionals is taken up and translated into practice with no fanfare, but is...

The Minke Whale Project records observations from the public. Recent sightings of dwarf minke whales are down.

The Cyclone Testing Station at James Cook University in Townsville tests building products in a shed for simulation of wind driven debris, and a wind tunnel.