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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STEP Support Programme

STEP Support Programme – free online resources for university mathematics applicants STEP is an additional mathematics examination, taken at the...

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Underground Mathematics

Underground Mathematics is a new project launched by the Cambridge University Mathematics Faculty in collaboration with the Department of Education....

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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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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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Project Euler

Project Euler presents a series of mathematical and computer programming problems that will be a real challenge for any keen puzzle solvers...

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Numberphile

Videos about numbers! Supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Numberphile is a big collection of interesting and entertaining videos about...

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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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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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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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London Mathematical Society talks

The London Mathematical Society holds a series of talks on exciting topics in mathematics each year for those with an...

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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 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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Isaac Physics

Isaac offers a series of online problem-solving activities for students transitioning from GCSEs up to those heading off to university....

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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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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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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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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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NRICH

NRICH is a website full of mathematical enrichment activities for learners of all ages. If you’re keen to develop your...

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