14/08/2014 12:51 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Professor Calls For Universities To Test Students For Performance Enhancing Drugs

Rpofessor calls for uni students to be drug tested before exams

A leading academic has called for universities to carry out drug tests on students before exams.

Professor Barbara Sahakian, a neuroscientist at the University of Cambridge, said students should be screened for brain enhancing drugs such as Ritalin in the same way sportsmen and women are.

The Telegraph reports that a recent survey of Cambridge University students revealed that one in 10 has taken drugs such as