Physical sciences and ICT

Broadband Internet Capacity

This POSTnote will provide an overview of technologies with the potential to increase UK broadband network capacity

The Darknet

A POSTnote explaining the principles behind the darknet, its uses and the issues surrounding its regulation.

Commercial Space Activities

Space technologies have become integrated into every-day and commercial life; from communications and navigation, to crop monitoring and remote sensing.

Meet the advisers

  • Chandrika Nath

    Chandy worked at the British Antarctic Survey before joining POST, and has a PhD in high energy physics from Oxford University. She has a particular interest in international development and heads up POST's Africa programme.

  • Lydia Harriss Lydia Harriss

    Lydia has a doctorate in biophysics from the University of Oxford. Before joining POST she worked as a Graduate Trainee for the Wellcome Trust, which included taking on diverse roles across communications, education, Wellcome Collection (exhibitions and events) and investments.