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Speaker: Mr. Jon Holgate (Cambridge University) https://indico.uknof.org.uk/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=38 In 1992, the University of Cambridge completed the installation of its own metropolitan wide fibre optic network, principally to support the transfer of ‘digital books’ for the Classics departments. On its 25th anniversary, Jon Holgate takes the opportunity to reflect on the lessons learned from deploying and managing the largest academic private fibre network in Europe. This presentation reflects on how assumptions made 25 years ago have transpired, the statistical probability of fence post boring machines and the price of peas.
Think university, think one library building? ... Not at Cambridge! With over ONE HUNDRED libraries with many and varied collections, the University provides the best possible resources to enable students to excel in their chosen subject. This film invites you to find out from current students what they most value about the rich diversity of Cambridge's libraries and the ways in which each library becomes not simply a repository of books on their reading lists but their own unique space ... Find out more about the libraries at University of Cambridge, and which ones might be useful for you at www.lib.cam.ac.uk/libraries
How can Executive MBA participants use the expansive University of Cambridge network? At Cambridge Judge Business School, you not only have access to your cohort and your School, but you can also tap into your College and other University departments.
According to our best theories of physics, the fundamental building blocks of matter are not particles, but continuous fluid-like substances known as 'quantum fields'. David Tong explains what we know about these fields, and how they fit into our understanding of the Universe. Watch the Q&A here: https://youtu.be/QUMeKDlgKmk Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe David Tong is a professor of theoretical physics at Cambridge University, specialising in quantum field theory. The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Our editorial policy: http://richannel.org/home/editorial-policy Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletter
AstraZeneca today revealed the proposed designs for its new Global R&D Centre and Corporate Headquarters in Cambridge in the UK. The plans for the new facility, which will be located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC), include designs for the Global Centre, an R&D Enabling Building and an Energy Centre. Read more at astrazeneca.com
Dr Mike Rands, Executive Director explains the importance of the interaction with Kier in implementing architect's plans. This was done as an ongoing conversation with a focus on the environment and sustainability. One striking feature of this building is the Atrium with high green wall.
Cambridge, Massachusetts started as a small village on the Charles River. How did this small settlement surrounded by mud flats, with a tiny college and few resources, become an industrial powerhouse and the home of two major international universities, and now a major center for software and biotechnology? Talking at Google's Kendall Square office, with rare maps and views from their book Building Old Cambridge, Susan Maycock and Charles Sullivan of the Cambridge Historical Commission tell the story of the original city center and of later developments like Kendall Square.
This year I’m living in a building called Erasmus in Queens’ College Cambridge. It’s a great room with a beautiful view. I’m paying £1500/term with ~10 weeks of residency per term. Links to my unboxings and reviews of all of the tech in my room are below. Some of the videos are /very/ old. Western Digital Thunderbolt Duo http://youtu.be/Scl72txrPH0 Western Digital My Book Studio Edition II http://youtu.be/5JuzqKD6unE Korg nanoKEY2 http://youtu.be/U1wESSsJVfs?t=10m2s Apogee One http://youtu.be/nwQ5qimP_Po Canon S120 http://youtu.be/qiaIiJ6xVhs?t=7m46s Logitech Z-4i Speakers http://youtu.be/3CNBPpxSURU Tannoy Reveal 402 Studio Monitors http://youtu.be/TVX-g2rLZ1Y Macbook Pro http://youtu.be/sQwFD9mBXew Apple Wireless Keyboard http://youtu.be/FlwDQTJZGH4 Apple Magic Mouse http://you...
The Dyson Building at the University of Cambridge showcases some of the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction’s cutting edge tools and techniques. Two kilometres of fibre optic cable have been installed in key locations in the building, including foundation piles, three four-story-tall reinforced concrete columns, a 16 metre beam, and a 96m² floor slab. The fibre optic cables measure changes strain and temperature. Researchers can access the cables at key locations in the building to take measurements and make adjustments. This demonstration shows the strain changes in the instrumented beam and floor slab. The building has been captured using the latest 3D laser scanning technology to create a point cloud of data to virtually model the building and track future chang...
It's now just under a week until we open on 29th September. We had the first of our previews of the building to staff and residents of Grand Arcade today. A few passers-by also dropped in to test the facilities. This is an assembly of shots taken as we wandered through the first floor. The footage focuses on the children's library, 'quick pick' and adult fiction.
Please subscribe to my channel to see more of the exhibition! xx Our year stays in Cambridge for the annual Cambridge ArcSoc exhibition, and build in the department courtyard. We then move everything to London and set up in the wonderful OXO Bargehouse. What a lovely space! Enjoyable times after May Week to spend the remaining time with friends and third years that will be leaving us... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lauhosea Life of Riley by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1400054 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Clear Air - Somewhere Sunny by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://cre...
Watch the first Cambridge Building Society TV advert. This is Betsy's story. She's out in the garden while mum and dad are packing up – they’re moving home. She’s trying to figure out why her snail is missing his shell, and is determined to find him the right home. To find out more about the mortgage, savings and financial planning services on offer here at the Cambridge Building Society, why not visit our website http://www.cambridgebs.co.uk/home or follow us on Social Media. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourcambridge Twitter: https://twitter.com/cambridgebs
MIT had a need for a new childcare center in response to high demand among faculty, staff, and students for convenient, top-quality childcare. David H. Koch Childcare Center located on Vassar Street, nearly doubles MIT's on-campus childcare capacity, enhancing the Institute's efforts to recruit and retain talented faculty, staff, and students. The need had to be met in short order and they turned to Triumph as a leader in modular construction to help. The 14,000 square foot steel and concrete building was fabricated in Pennsylvania by NRB and shipped to Cambridge. The staging on site and installation were carefully orchestrated by the construction services team at Triumph to minimize disruption to the urban location. Timing was a critical consideration throughout the project. Modules were...
Investigators believe the massive Cambridge fire was accidental, and they are focusing in on where the fire began. Subscribe to WCVB on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/2526UpS Get more Boston news: http://www.wcvb.com Like us: https://www.facebook.com/wcvb5 Follow us: https://twitter.com/WCVB Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wcvb
Watch the full demolition process of the old Cambridge University Press building and the progress of our new Cambridge HQ, Triangle, up to June 2016. Work has now begun on the third and fourth floors. Keep up with the project, run by our construction partners Bouygues, on the Triangle website http://thetrianglecambridge.co.uk/
The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) integrates research, education, policy and practice to create innovative solutions for society and to foster conservation learning and leadership. Over 500 conservation experts have moved into the campus, including 150 academics from seven departments from the University of Cambridge, and over 350 conservation practitioners from CCI's conservation organisation partners. Over the coming years these individuals will be working together to develop effective solutions to the challenges faced by the natural world, such as developing new guidance on conservation issues for policy makers, seeking novel methods of communicating the importance of our natural world, and producing innovative ways of protecting species and habitats around the world.
Cambridge aerial video from a short flight while I was visiting my daughter at University. Id also read about the stone that has part of the poem 再別康橋 (Zài Bié Kāngqiáo), "Saying Goodbye to Cambridge Again", by the poet 徐志摩 (Xú Zhìmó) and wanted to pay a visit. 再别康橋 Zài Bié Kāngqiáo Saying Goodbye to Cambridge Again 輕輕的我走了， 正如我輕輕的來； 我輕輕的招手， 作別西天的雲彩。輕輕的我走了， Qīngqīngde wǒ zǒule, Lightly I leave, 正如我輕輕的來； zhèngrú wǒ qīngqīngde lái; as lightly I came; 我輕輕的招手， wǒ qīngqīngde zhāoshǒu, I lightly wave goodbye, 作別西天的雲彩。 zuò bié xītiān de yúncai. to the sunlit clouds in the western sky. 那河畔的金柳， Nà hépàn de jīn liǔ, The golden willows of that riverside, 是夕陽中的新娘； shì xīyángzhōng de xīnniáng; are brides in the setting sun; 波光裡的艷影， bōguāng lǐ de yàn yǐng, their glimmering reflections in...
Susan Maycock and Charles Sullivan of the Cambridge Historical Commission discuss some of the material covered in their recently published book "Building Old Cambridge." For more information: www.cambridgema.gov/historic https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/building-old-cambridge