Grand Mufti to speak at Cambridge

02 Nov 2006

Egypt’s highest-ranking Muslim official, the Grand Mufti Dr Ali Goma, will be speaking at the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge this evening.

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Darwin evolves on to the internet

19 Oct 2006

In the first ever undertaking of its kind, the complete works of one of history’s greatest scientists are to be made available for free on the World Wide Web. The entire works of Charles Darwin - 50,000 pages of searchable text and 40,000 images of original publications – will be available at the click of a mouse.

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Virtually family: an anthropological knowledge of the broadband internet

01 Oct 2006

The explosion of the broadband internet is allowing anthropologists to carry out research into virtual, as well as real communities. Xiaoxiao Yan, based in the Department of Social Anthropology at Cambridge, has a longstanding interest in the relationship between culture and technology and has been investigating the impact of broadband technology since 2002.

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