Home » May 30th, 2012 Entries posted on “May, 2012”

Which Lucky 300 Schools Receive Slice of Repair Fund?


School Decay (Source:MorgueFiles) UK- Around 300 of Britain’s most worn-down schools have been awarded a slice of a £2 billion Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) repair fund, ministers have announced. Of the total number of 587 schools in England which applied for the funding, just under half of these were told their bid had been [...]

May 30th, 2012 | Posted in School | Read More »

TVF Releases Film on Sporting Wimbledon


UK — True Volunteer Foundation (TVF), an international charitable organisation, has recently premiered a film, ‘Common Ground’, which charts the sporting history of Wimbledon. Claire Ashfield, TVF’s director of marketing, explained that this year the foundation wished to focus its efforts on the United Kingdom. Common Ground recalls the history of Wimbledon from a sporting [...]

May 29th, 2012 | Posted in School | Read More »

The Dragon Boldly Ventures Into Space


Falcon 9 launches with first Dragon spacecraft/Image via Wikipedia USA – History has been made this week with the successful arrival of The Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. The Dragon,19 feet high by 12 feet wide, was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on 22nd May. This was its [...]

May 27th, 2012 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »

Youth Unemployment Has Risen To Almost A Million


Michael Gove/Image via Wikipedia by Paulrclarke UK – This year’s large number of school leavers has increased the amount of young people who are not in employment or training to almost a million.  The Department of Education has reported that in the first three months of this year, there were one in six 16-24 year [...]

May 27th, 2012 | Posted in Training | Read More »

China And Britain To Collaborate On Cancer Studies


Bute Building, Cardiff University/image via Wikipedia UK – Collaboration between two of China’s largest cancer study centres and Cardiff University could lead to important advances in cancer therapy. A cancer researcher Professor Wen Jiang, who qualified in China and has worked in Wales for seventeen years, assisted in arranging the strategy between Cardiff’s School of [...]

May 16th, 2012 | Posted in Sci/Tech,University | Read More »