Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 28, 2003
Council tax protests - experts look for solution
As protests over council tax rises continue in Britain, experts at Cardiff University, Wales, have been called in to help identify new ways of funding local government.

University partnership boost for company
Cardiff University, UK, has won national recognition for a partnership project, expected to boost a company's profits through major productivity improvements and by attracting new business.

Forest mapping from space supports Kyoto Protocol
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change delegations from across the world meet in Milan next week to address the problem of global warming - and ESA will be there to brief them on how space can assist in this task.

£9million telescope project brings astronomy into school classroom
School pupils and science teachers across the UK will soon have access to the world's most sophisticated educational telescopes thanks to a £9million project led by astronomers at Cardiff University.

Clean needles for drug injectors prevents HIV/AIDS
A new global study of injecting drug use and HIV infection in 99 cities study reported in the International Journal of Drug Policy showed that distributing sterile needles and syringes helps prevent the spread of HIV infection.
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