The OCD Brain: how animal research helps us understand a devastating condition

28 Mar 2017

OCD can be a devastating condition: therapy and medication often doesn’t work, leaving many people unable to hold down a job or a relationship – or even to leave their house. In our series of films, science writer David Adam looks at how research at Cambridge using animals helps us understand what is happening in the brain – and may lead to better treatments.

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Results of student alcohol survey announced

27 Jan 2017

A student drinking survey carried out by the University of Cambridge suggests that while almost 30 per cent of students do not drink, a similar percentage drink more than the recommended weekly limit. 

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Opinion: Being society's critic & conscience

06 Jan 2017

Universities are about more than research and teaching, they should also act as society’s critic and conscience, says Graham Virgo, Pro-vice-chancellor for Education and Professor of English Private Law.

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Kettle’s Yard on the move to celebrate 50th anniversary

22 Oct 2016

Works by some of the leading artists of the 20th and 21st centuries – including Ben Nicholson, Alfred Wallis, LS Lowry and Helen Frankenthaler – are to go on display in Cambridge as Kettle’s Yard celebrates 50 years as part of the University of Cambridge.

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