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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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Why Do Students Need Sleep?

Why Do Students Need Sleep?

Studying for exams is always difficult, but it can seem even harder with complicated topics and long night shifts sitting at your desk ahead of the big day. Wouldn’t it be great to have a superpower that made studying easy?   As it turns out, we might all have...

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Criminal Psychology: The Mind of a Murderer

Criminal Psychology: The Mind of a Murderer

Criminal psychology has gained traction over the last few years, with popular true crime documentaries taking the world by storm. We take a look at why it’s so important to have people researching criminal psychology.     Criminal or Patient?   Imagine...

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A Guide to Medical Specialties

A Guide to Medical Specialties

Medical students are often confident in stating their desire to 'become a doctor'. But what about the specific types of medical practice that are open to you? By no means do you need to have your whole medical career path mapped out at the beginning of medical school....

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A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

What does it mean to study science at university?   Studying science at university is, in some ways, similar to how you might have studied science at school. You'll learn through a mixture of theory and practice via lectures, tutorials and labs. But there are...

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What Is Spatial Mapping?

What Is Spatial Mapping?

Our brains are really amazing organs, and they do a lot of work without us even realising. Things like directions and spatial mapping are a brilliant example of this. Let’s do a little thought experiment right now: Imagine you’re walking back home from school after an...

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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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Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

What happens when you go to the National History Museum as a Creative Writing student? You take the surrounding fossils and make them come alive on the page. Sometimes through poetry, sometimes through journalistic prose. This is a short piece by a talented alumnus,...

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How to become an Airline Pilot

How to become an Airline Pilot

Becoming a pilot is the stuff of kids dreams. For hundreds of years the human race has marvelled at the beauty of flight, trying desperately to follow the birds into the air. It has captivated some of the greatest minds of our civilisation. Leonardo da Vinci was...

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How to become a Computer Scientist

Why Computer Science?   Computer Science is one of the fastest growing job sectors out there and graduates with this degree can work in a wide variety of sectors - wider than most other university leavers. Practically all business is conducted these days with the...

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