In its inaugural list of the top 50 most influential people for sustainability in the UK, Building Design magazine has listed three Cambridge academics. The range of work they do gives us an overview of just how broad the meaning of sustainability is.
The University of Cambridge and National Research Foundation, Singapore, have today announced plans for a collaborative research centre, specialising in energy efficient, low-carbon chemical process technology.
A whole range of alternative technologies will be needed to fill our huge appetite for energy and reduce our dependency on finite resources. Echo Ouyang, a PhD student in the Department of Engineering, is making an important contribution to research into the development of geothermal energy technology which might one day heat (and cool) our homes.
What’s the point of a brain? This fundamental question has led Professor Daniel Wolpert to some remarkable conclusions about how and why the brain controls and predicts movement. In a recent talk for TED, Wolpert explores the research that resulted in him receiving the Golden Brain Award.