Newly-redesigned Optima out now

Monday, 19 June, 2017 - 16:30
Optima 23 out now

The latest issue of the Optima newsletter is now available to read online.

Did you like the new design? We’d love to know what you think!

Contents include:

Fitz rower leads Cambridge to victory – Read about how Fitzwilliam College’s PhD student Ashton Brown, President of the Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club, led her crew to victory in the 2017 Cancer Research UK Women’s Boat Race.

New look for Fitzwilliam’s graduate community – Development Director, Dr Nicola Jones, explains the College’s plans for the future.

The magic of superconductors – a Guinness World Record for Professor David Cardwell’s team.

Marooned: Data centres and the end of the digital world? Alexander Taylor (PhD Social Anthropology 2014) draws from his anthropological fieldwork conducted in high-security data centres to explore some of the fears brewing in ‘the cloud’.

Books by members include: a publication on the foundation myths told about the Ionian cities during the archaic and classical periods by Naoíse MacSweeney (Fellow in Classics 2008–2010), a book on how Europe Isn’t Working by Larry Elliott (History 1974) and Dan Atkinson, the latest book by Sir Peter Bazalgette (Law 1973), and The Islamic Enlightenment by Christopher de Bellaigue (Oriental Studies 1990).

Plus outreach, ‘that was then, this is now’, music news, sports news, student news and more…


Read Optima issue 23 here >>

Photo credit: Naomi Baker Sport Photography