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John Norcott

is a the IT Manager for the Electrical Engineering Division which is housed in the Electrical Engineering Building on the West Cambridge Site. This is part of Cambridge University's Engineering Department.

John's Blog

This is not so much a blog as a repository of possibly useful information. Useful to no-one else but me probably.

The Lego Movie

A movie made by John and Emily

Model is the Volkswagen T1 Camper Van

Images grabbed using a logitech Webcam Pro 9000 using gnome Camorama

Tween frames made using Imagemagick
'convert image1.png image2.png -morph 5 image2.png'

Video made using mencoder
'mencoder -ovc copy -mf fps=40:type=png "mf://./*.png" -o ~/Desktop/camper1.avi'

Music added in kdenlive

Music: Right Said Fred by Bernard Cribbens
and : Mahna Mahna by The Muppets

Contact Information


Department Address:
University of Cambridge,
Electrical Engineering Division,
Department of Engineering,
9 JJ Thomson Ave,
Cambridge CB3 0FA

+44 1223 748335


C++ programming
Web authoring
PHP info
bash scripting
Raspberry Pi

Recent Publication

Characterization of TSET, an ancient and widespread membrane trafficking complex

Jennifer Hirst, Alexander Schlacht, John P Norcott, David Traynor, Gareth Bloomfield, Robin Antrobus, Robert R Kay, Joel B Dacks, Margaret S Robinson

eLife 2014;3:e02866 Download here

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