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Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

There is a teapot flying around the moon, too small to be seen by any modern telescope. Much closer to us, there are birds flying through the sky. One of these claims is, of course, nonsense. Last time we checked, there was no crockery orbiting anything in space. Even...

Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

There is a teapot flying around the moon, too small to be seen by any modern telescope. Much closer to us, there are birds flying through the sky. One of these claims is, of course, nonsense. Last time we checked, there was no crockery...

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A Day in the Life of a Biology Student at Oxford

A Day in the Life of a Biology Student at Oxford

Biology at Oxford   Are you considering applying for an undergraduate degree in Science at Oxford University? If so, read on to find out about what a typical day is like for undergraduate students in the Biology faculty. Freddie, an Oxford undergraduate, talks...

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Why Study Medicine?

Why Study Medicine?

What is Medicine?   Thousands of years ago, people believed that diseases came about due to supernatural or divine causes. That was until the ancient Egyptians, and later Hippocrates, came along with the idea that diseases have natural, treatable causes. This was...

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Can Some People See Colours You Can’t?

Can Some People See Colours You Can’t?

Have you ever wondered if everyone else sees colour the same way as you do, or whether some people can see colours you can’t? We are able to experience colour because we have three different types of cone photoreceptors in the eyes, which are all sensitive to...

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What Do You Do in Medical School?

What Do You Do in Medical School?

Should you be medically knowledgeable, an effective communicator, skilled at interacting with diverse individuals and willing to advocate for marginalized patients, before applying to Medical School? Not quite. Medical schools aim to train students fresh from...

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How to Take Notes Faster for Medical Students

How to Take Notes Faster for Medical Students

A familiar excitement fills your mind as you begin a new school term. "This season will be different", you tell yourself; the one where you stay ahead of lecture material, take elegant notes, and asborb information faster. As the lectures begin, you scramble to get...

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

A Day in the Life of a Medical StudentCharlotte Mitchell is in her fourth year studying medicine, currently undertaking clinical training at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Hailing from a family of doctors, Charlotte also is a keen tennis player, cellist, and singer, and...

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How to become a Doctor

How to become a Doctor

Doctors help me when I’m sick. Doctors walk around in a big white coat with a stethoscope. Doctors save lives. Being a doctor is one of the few careers that almost all of us will have witnessed at some point in our lives. Each of us has our own preconceptions and...

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Be The Vibe Jewelry – Gemma Postill

Be The Vibe Jewelry – Gemma Postill

Gemma Postill was a member of our 2016 cohort, studying on our Young Doctors’ Academy. She is working with Compassion Canada, and currently aiming to raise $3000 through Be The Vibe Jewelry! Gemma is also an applicant to our Oxford Scholastica Foundation - to find out...

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