The exhibitor list is now complete for the Positive Action Fair, to be held tomorrow (19 November 2002) at the University Centre, from 9am to 6pm. The Fair will showcase the many organisations working towards equality for all under-represented groups within the University, including women, ethnic minorities and disabled people.
The Cambridge University Council discussed possible national changes to university fee arrangements at its meeting on Monday 11 November 2002. The Council considered a paper by Paul Lewis, President of Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU), who is an elected student member of the Council.
Medication introduced to help people stay awake, has wider implications than was first thought. Modafinil appears to improve certain mental abilities, or cognitive functioning, without the side effects commonly experienced with mental stimulants, like amphetamine.
A University of Cambridge Professor of Neuroscience is addressing the world’s largest and most influential gathering of neuroscientists today (Monday 4 November). Professor Barry Everitt of the University’s Department of Experimental Psychology is presenting a lecture at the Society for Neuroscience’s 32nd annual meeting in Florida.
Second twins born at term are at higher risk of death due to complications during labour and delivery than first twins, but planned caesarean section may prevent such deaths, concludes a study by Cambridge academics in this week's British Medical Journal.