James Cook University

Type: Organization
Name: James Cook University
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Woman, 73, dies after being bitten by police dog

An elderly woman who was bitten by a police dog has died in hospital. Irene Collins, 73, was attacked inside her Middlesbrough home on Wednesday as police searched for a suspect in her garden.She died at James Cook University on the weekend.Cleveland ... [Published The Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Frogs' defence against deadly fungus chilled by cooler temps

News in ScienceTuesday, 22 July 2014 ABCPopulations of the common mist frog (Litoria rheocola) suffered during outbreaks of the deadly fungal disease in the late 1980s to early 1990s (Source: Ross Alford/James Cook University)Deadly disease Cooler temperatures ... [Published ABC Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

IMAGES: Manslaughter arrest after Kettleness cliff fall

A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of a climber near Whitby.These images show the RAF Sea King helicopter and a Runswick Bay Rescue Boat crew as they rush to cliffs near Kettleness on Friday.Photographer Dag Kjelldahl ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The army is coming and they're looking for women

Captain Jessica Boyd: "Me standing there with my white legs, covered in ants – it was glorious."Photo: ADFTHE army is coming to town. So are the navy and the air force. And they are looking for women.The ADF is coming to north Queensland on a recruiting ... [Published Daily Mercury News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Authorities respond to report on dredging impact

Journalist I love studying history, particularly the Roman Republic, ancient Greece and the First French Empire.My other interests include jogging, playing chess and watching documentaries.There’s not a subject I’m not interested in and I love my ... [Published Gladstone Observer - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

RAF rescue paraglider after escarpment crash

A PARAGLIDER who was winched off a steep escarpment by helicopter after being seriously injured in a crash is recovering in hospital.Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team (CMRT) were called out at 3.15pm on Sunday (July 18) by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service ... [Published Northern Echo - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

OAP Dies After Being Bitten By Police Dog

Irene Collins was attacked by the Alsatian on Wednesday and died at the weekend at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital.Cleveland Police have expressed their "sincerest condolences" and the matter has been referred to the police watchdog. More ... [Published My Gold Music - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

£2.2m railway station opens in Tees Valley

A new £2.2m railway station in the Tees Valley has been officially opened by transport minister Baroness Kramer.The James Cook station is located behind the James Cook University Hospital. A consortium involving the Tees Valley Unlimited (TVU) local enterprise ... [Published Insider Media Limited - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

University joins Suncorp in cyclone resilience project

Suncorp has joined forces with James Cook University to study what makes houses resilient to cyclone damage.A company spokesman told insuranceNEWSJames Cook’s Cyclone Testing Station in Townsville has previously studied how garage roller doors and solar ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Man in hospital with neck and back injuries after suspected stabbing incident

A man is receiving hospital treatment after being admitted with suspected stab wounds to his neck and back.Police were called following an incident on Danby Road in the Whale Hill area of Eston at around 10.50pm last night.Upon arrival, officers found ... [Published Gazette Live - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Will Aquis drive a student surge?

IDEA FLOATED: A prep to Year 12 “super college” at Smithfield incorporating a dual campus involving James Cook University land is being floated as one way to cope with a surge in student numbers expected on the city’s northern suburbs if Aquis proceeds. ... [Published Cairns Post - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Uni workers fear jobs to go offshore

NEW CAMPUS: Students during a tropical health and marine science class at James Cook University (JCU), Singapore campus Source: SuppliedJAMES Cook University officials deny they plan to move jobs to their third Singapore campus, however a union organiser ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 20 2014]

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"We are committed to learning any lessons that may arise from the investigation and the daily use of police dogs remains operationally important in reducing crime and disorder and protecting the public. Our dogs are trained and licensed for use in accordance with national police guidance."
"It's similar to a canary in a coalmine, providing a warning about what could happen to a lot of other tropical animals that will struggle to adapt to rising temperatures."
In a statement, the force said: "Cleveland Police are deeply saddened to receive the news that 73-year-old Irene Collins of North Ormesby who was injured following contact inside her home with a Cleveland Police operational police dog last Wednesday, has passed away in James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough over the weekend." The dog was withdrawn from operational duties after it bit the pensioner
"It is important to work more on all these approaches, so that we end up in a position where we have multiple tools for managing the impact of this terrible disease on the world's amphibians" says Alford, who was not involved in the second study

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RAF rescue paraglider after escarpment crash [Published Northern Echo - 15 hours ago]
Woman bitten by police dog dies [Published Police Oracle - 16 hours ago]
Pensioner dies after being attacked by police G... [Published Mail Online UK - 17 hours ago]
Terminally-ill pensioner dies after being savag... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 17 hours ago]
Deadly Coral Diseases Surge Near Dredging Sites [Published LiveScience.com - 18 hours ago]
OAP Dies After Being Bitten By Police Dog [Published My Gold Music - 18 hours ago]
OAP Dies After Being Bitten By Police Dog [Published Sky News - 18 hours ago]
Elderly woman bitten by police dog dies in hosp... [Published itv.com - 18 hours ago]
Woman bitten by police dog dies [Published BBC - 18 hours ago]
IMAGES: Manslaughter arrest after Kettleness cl... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
Update on Lady Injured in Middlesbrough [Published Cleveland Police - 19 hours ago]
£2.2m railway station opens in Tees Valley [Published Insider Media Limited - 20 hours ago]
Paraglider pilot airlifted to hospital after cr... [Published Gazette Live - 20 hours ago]
University joins Suncorp in cyclone resilience ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - 21 hours ago]
Baroness Kramer opens new James Cook station [Published Rail Technology Magazine - 21 hours ago]
Man in hospital with neck and back injuries aft... [Published Gazette Live - Jul 21 2014]
Corals near dredge sites have twice as much dis... [Published Eco-Business - Jul 21 2014]
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