Pint of Science

Pint of Science is an annual science festival that takes place in pubs over three evenings in May; across the...

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SciShow

Sci show is a range of short videos aimed to make your curiosity contagious. Updated weekly, it has a huge...

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Crash Course

Crash Course provides 10 minute YouTube video series on a huge range of topics, building up from an introductory level...

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University of Reading Study Guides

The University of Reading have put together a number of handy study guides for its undergraduates. Although some of the...

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Discover Downing Alternative Prospectus

View Discover Downing's Alternative Prospectus

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HE+

The HE+ website hosts subject resources written by Cambridge academics and is designed for self-study. This is an absolutely brilliant resource...

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Into Biology

Into Biology is a brand new website funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and based at the University of Cambridge. Aimed...

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TES Teaching Resources

The Times Education Supplement (TES) is a great forum for discussion on all things related to education. Aside from articles...

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Nautilus Magazine

Each issue of Nautilus is arranged under a one word theme, connecting articles from all types of discipline together. From...

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Newnham Essay Prizes

Newnham College’s essay prizes are open exclusively to girls studying in Year 12/Lower Sixth and feature a £500 prize for...

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Bang! Science Magazine

Bang! is a “graphically gorgeous science magazine” produced by students at Oxford. It aims to bring topical scientific research from the confines...

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Big Picture

Big Picture is an online magazine with loads of fantastic articles, activities, images, games, videos and more, all aimed at...

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Science Friday

Described as “your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science”, Science Friday hosts a range of weekly podcasts,...

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Yale Open Courses

Yale is one of the USA’s top universities, and they have a great selection of lectures and materials from their...

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Ri Channel

You might know about the Royal Institution from its really popular Christmas lectures shown on the TV every year, but...

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The Scientific 23

If you’re interested to learn about the real lives of current scientists, what they enjoyed (and struggled with!) at school,...

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Villiers Park Extension Activities

The Villiers Park website has a fantastic selection of extension activities perfect for students studying at A Level. If you’ve...

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Khan Academy

You can learn anything! Founded in 2006, Khan Academy delivers hundreds of micro-lectures on topics ranging from algebra to Buddhist...

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Corpus Christi Science Prize

One of our friends in Oxford – Corpus Christi College – runs an annual competition for students keen on exploring...

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Bill Bryson Prize

If you’re good at explaining complex scientific topics to your friends, family or pets, then why not enter the Royal Society...

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The Conversation

What happens when academics and journalists work together to produce a news website? No matter your interests, be in in...

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Gresham College lectures

Gresham College, founded in 1597, exists to disseminate knowledge by providing free public lectures. You can view past lectures on their...

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Royal Society lectures

The Royal Society is a collection of the world’s top scientists who host a range of public lectures, many of...

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HE+

The HE+ project website from Cambridge contains resources such as extra reading material, links to external websites, exercises to try...

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Hay Festival talks from Cambridge

The Hay Festival is a celebration of literature and the arts, and Cambridge often brings along its own academic to...

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Hay Levels

The Hay Levels are a series of five minute videos from some of the world’s leading academics and teachers which...

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MDG Visualisation

A great interactive visualisation from the NHME on how different countries are progressing towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). If...

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MIT Technology Review

The mission of the MIT Technology Review is to “equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped...

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Scientia Salon

A beautiful blend of science and philosophy! Read essays and book reviews or watch videos to learn about the links...

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National Geographic

The go-to magazine for any budding geography student, National Geographic has been publishing amazing articles and photographs relating to geography,...

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FutureLearn

What would you like to learn? Whether it’s ecosystems, health, business, stem cells, climate change, programming, religion or quantum physics,...

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edX

EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from lots of US and world universities. There are over 300 short courses...

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Coursera

MOOCs (or Massive Open Online Courses) have really taken off in popularity in recent years. Coursera partners with top universities...

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Cambridge on YouTube

YouTube is probably one of the easiest ways to explore your subject nowadays. The University of Cambridge’s account is great,...

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iTunes U

iTunes U is a dedicated section of Apple’s iTunes Store that houses an endless supply of educational audio and video files from...

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Peterhouse Essay Prizes

Peterhouse, one of the Colleges which makes up the University of Cambridge, organises essay competitions each year for students in...

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Zooniverse

Take part in science and humanities research projects from the comfort of your own home! Search for planets around stars, classify...

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Aeon Magazine

Aeon is an online magazine which features oodles of essays and video documentaries on issues in science and society. It...

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Y9/10 Biology Challenge

The Biology Challenge is an online competition for Year 9s and 10s (or equivalent) taken in school with the aim...

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Science and Plants for Schools

The Science and Plants for Schools (SaPS) website contains a range of different teaching resources, animations and videos, news stories,...

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TED talks

These definitely are ‘ideas worth spreading’. You’ll find a huge range of short (18 minutes or less) yet extraordinary scientific, cultural...

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Cambridge SMS

The Cambridge Streaming Media Service (SMS) is a huge online vault of recorded public lectures and other events which have...

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British Biology Olympiad

The British Biology Olympiad is an annual competition for Year 12 students to go beyond the normal Biology syllabus and...

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The Naked Scientists

Don’t fear the name! The Naked Scientists describe themselves as a group of researchers from Cambridge who write articles, create...

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New Scientist

New Scientist seems to be the go-to magazine for any budding Scientist. First published in 1956 and published weekly, it...

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BBC iWonder

BBC iWonder features a range of interactive online guides which organise videos, audio files, infographics, activities and written sumaries to...

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What if? By xkcd

Describing itself as a series of “Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions”, the What-If articles by xkcd are a...

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In Our Time on Radio 4

BBC Radio 4’s ‘In Our Time’ has become a hugely popular discussion programme, attracting over two million listeners who want...

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Franklin Society essay competition

The Franklin Society is a group of students studying at Murray Edwards College in Cambridge who share a passion for...

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bioNRICH

Part of the ‘Advanced STEM’ section of the NRICH website which provides “stimulating and relevant resources to explore the ways...

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