Cambridge colleges, departments, museums, academics and undergraduates joined forces in February to welcome children in care for a taste of university study.
Gallium nitride has been described as “the most important semiconductor since silicon” and is used in energy-saving LED lighting. A new £1million growth facility will allow Cambridge researchers to further reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of LEDs, with potentially huge cost-saving implications.
Ellen Slack is the Schools Liaison Officer for Selwyn College. As part of Cambridge University’s Area Links scheme, each college is responsible for developing good relationships with local schools in particular areas. One of Selwyn’s link areas is Scotland. This is Ellen’s diary of a recent schools tour.
Sarah from London is tossing a coin. In front of her, 30 people are standing with their hands on their heads – if they are predicting a head – or by their sides, if they think the coin has come up tails.
Cambridge University Library has taken delivery of the personal archive of musician, broadcaster and writer Deryck Cooke (1919-1976).