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Our future health in Tyeena's caring hands

Our future health in Tyeena's caring hands

30th September 2022

With young aspiring nurses like Tyeena Pang, our future health services are in good hands. A James Cook University Mount Isa Campus first year nursing student, Tyeena has had her eyes set on a nursing...

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Peter, thanks for making memorable student experiences

Peter, thanks for making memorable student experiences

29th September 2022

Our Central West Site Coordinator Peter Coombes is sadly packing up his desk for the final time today. Based in Longreach, Peter has for the past eight and a half years coordinated our university stud...

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Our visiting students get to know their communities

Our visiting students get to know their communities

16th September 2022

Volunteering, attending trivia nights and social events are great ways to get to know your new communities, according to two aspiring dietitians who have just spent five weeks gaining clinical experie...

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Heroes in Business event helps define future careers

Heroes in Business event helps define future careers

15th September 2022

Students were given real-life insights into business careers at a James Cook University Heroes in Business event in Mount Isa. About 20 students from Good Shepherd College and Spinifex State College w...

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Grandmother inspires award winner to follow a career in nursing

Grandmother inspires award winner to follow a career in nursing

9th September 2022

A mother of three young children with a strong commitment to the Mount Isa Aboriginal community, Lauren Ah-One, has received the Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health award at the James Cook Un...

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 Health students flocking to Central West to experience work opportunities

Health students flocking to Central West to experience work opportunities

2nd September 2022

Increasing numbers of university health students are discovering the benefits of living and working in Queensland’s Central West rural and remote communities. Murtupuni Central for Rural and Rem...

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Study finds C-section babies have bigger risk of heart disease and obesity

Study finds C-section babies have bigger risk of heart disease and obesity

24th August 2022

A research team including Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health‘s Dr Yaqoot Fatima (pictured) has found Australian children who were born via caesarean section (C-section) have a greater ...

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Ex-Spinifex student shares passion for rural and remote health

Ex-Spinifex student shares passion for rural and remote health

9th August 2022

James Cook University (JCU) second-year medical student Charlotte Leech returned to Spinifex State College to lead 30 budding health professionals through practice cases illustrating the need for heal...

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Joint library is important to our staff and students

Joint library is important to our staff and students

28th July 2022

The Yacca Library, a joint venture between James Cook University’s (JCU) Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health, and the North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) is a little known hi...

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