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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Speaking in China

17 Jul 2006

Professor Ian Leslie from the University of Cambridge has spoken as Britain's only representative at a major international conference of university delegates in China.

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“The richness of our world”

05 Jul 2006

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.

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Uncovering the future of Helium

13 Jun 2006

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.

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