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.
Professor Christopher Lowe, at the Institute for Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, has been named the ‘Most Entrepreneurial Scientist of the United Kingdom’.
At a garden party on Senate House Lawn following the Honorary Degrees congregation, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, gave the following speech on behalf of his fellow graduands in reply to the Chancellor's Toast.
The UK’s biggest provider of Helium is joining forces with a major user and Cambridge academics to sponsor a three year research project, the results of which are expected to reveal how much longer industry can rely on this increasingly scarce resource.