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On International Stammering Awareness Day 22nd October, Professor Kate Watkins talked to BBC Radio Oxford about stammering/stuttering and the INSTEP Trial, which investigates if brain stimulation can improve speech fluency in those who stammer. 

Listen - starts at 1:08

International Stammering Awareness Day aims to raise public awareness of the millions of people across the world who stutter/stammer. 

To find out more about the INSTEP Trial, visit insteptrial.wordpress.com, follow @InstepTrial on Twitter or like their Facebook page - www.facebook.com/insteptrial

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Professor David Clark appeared on BBC Six O'clock News on Friday 19th October 2018, talking about the Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme, which began in 2008 and has transformed treatment of adult anxiety disorders and depression in England. 

Listen - starts at 19.05

Professor Clark is co-director of the Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma (OxCADAT), which aims to improve the understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders.

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