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Learn how to keep your biology students engaged by teaching practical science with plants. This course is ideal CPD for teachers.
Use bioinformatics to explore DNA sequences and protein functions, to find the determinants of virulence in microbes.
Why do we age? Is there a limit to human lifespan? Can we prolong our lives? Find out with this free online course.
Discover how metabolomics is revolutionising our understanding of metabolism with this free online course.
Develop practical lessons to help 14-16 year old students understand biology with this CPD for science teachers.
Understand the link between behaviour and human biology, and learn how genes and the environment influence our behaviour.
Improve your understanding of the complex biology behind social issues that affect each of us and society.
Explore how new behaviours are learnt by examining different types of psychological conditioning.
Learn biology to explore the creation and evolution of life. Discover the wonders of human life with short courses to suit a range of experience levels.
Get an introduction to the science of forensic science and discover how it's applied in the real world.
Improve your understanding of some of the key concepts in A level biology and discover what's involved in higher level study.
Build your knowledge of food production challenges and technology with this online course for 16-19 year olds studying biology.
Learn more about the fascinating world of engineering, and discover where an engineering degree could take you.
What do allergies reveal about our immune system's capabilities? Learn more about allergy symptoms and treatments on this course.
Understand the spread of visceral leishmaniasis (also known as kala-azar), and gain practical tools to control it in your setting
Explore the methods underpinning forensic science, from crime scene investigation to reporting evidential value within a case.
Get an introduction to the basics of molecular biology, and how DNA code works.
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
Understand the basics of microbiology and explore the diversity of microbial life in our world.
Strengthen your algebra, geometry and thinking skills by learning about fascinating mathematical relations from daily life.
Learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases, how these diseases are transmitted and how our immune systems respond to infection.
Learn about the forensic technique of facial reconstruction from the experts involved in a real crime case.
Understand how food goes from farm to fork: explore food security, supply chains, food production and agriculture.
Explore the genomes of bacteria and the use of genome sequencing to track harmful disease and AMR.
Learn about the drivers, activities and collaborative networks that protect human, animal and environmental health.
Get an introduction to the different components and systems in the body that keep us alive and healthy.
Learn to use comparative genomics to improve your knowledge of microbial genomes.
Discover the role that dating human fossils plays in the reconstruction of human evolution: explore examples from around the world
Find out how effective infection control in health and social care can tackle the global risk of antimicrobial resistance.
Learn about biosecurity, biosafety and bioethics, and why they're vital - inside and outside of the lab.
Explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand; with the Biochemical Society.
An introduction to public health and wider responses to high-risk biological agent events, epidemics and bioterrorism.
Learn about the science behind having a liver transplant with this free online course from the Centre for Liver Research.
Discover the recent developments regarding how biomaterials and 3D printing are colliding to create bioprinted body parts.
Learn to use ‘human skeletal analysis’ to uncover the story behind human remains. Explore three sites from around the world.
Learn about approaches to food growing that can help regenerate soil and solve environmental issues.
Get an introduction to image acquisition and analysis for biologists – from basic techniques to the future of image analysis.
Learn about genetic counselling and what genetic counsellors do with this online course for healthcare professionals.
Learn more about how genomic data and computational tools can help us understand and track disease-causing bacteria.
Get an introduction to the biology, epidemiology and evolution of the influenza virus in this free online course.
Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled.
Learn about soils, the variety of life they contain and how humans impact this fragile system, with this free online course.
Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course.
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
Explore interesting and practical real-world relationships hinging on the interplay between the linear and the quadratic.