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.
03 December 2002
Today (Wednesday 4 December 2002) Professor Alison Richard was nominated by the University's Council as Vice-Chancellor for the next period of office. Subject to the approval of Regent House, the University's governing body, Professor Richard will take over from Professor Sir Alec Broers on 1 October 2003.
15 November 2002
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.
14 November 2002
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.
06 November 2002