Daphne Martschenko (Faculty of Education) discusses whether DNA can predict our educational achievement.
Disco Tony has travelled over 5,000 miles. He is grey with a yellow ring around his eyes. He is a cuckoo, but not just any cuckoo. He is one of a very special group of birds whose every move is being monitored.
Scientists have mapped the structural changes that occur in teenagers’ brains as they develop, showing how these changes may help explain why the first signs of mental health problems often arise during late adolescence.

Forthcoming events

Monday, 1 August 2016 to Wednesday, 31 August 2016

If you’re new to Cambridge and the University you’re probably excited, nervous and have tonnes of questions...

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Tuesday, 2 August 2016 - 7.00pm to 9.00pm HKT

Join alumni for an evening with Dr Neil Stott for an exclusive seminar on Social Innovation.

Beer tap
Wednesday, 3 August 2016 - 7.00pm CEST

After a busy day at work, why not unwind with your fellow alumni at the Cambridge Society of Paris monthly drinks.

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With over 450 volunteer-led alumni groups around the world, find one near you using our online group directory. Search on the map, or by location, interest or College.


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