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Build your knowledge of food production challenges and technology with this online course for post-16 students of biology.
What's antimicrobial resistance and how can we detect it? Explore the clinical relevance of AMR and the methods used to detect it.
Develop practical lessons to help 14-16 year old students understand biology with this CPD for science teachers.
Boost your knowledge of body processes and improve the effectiveness of your biology teaching for the primary national curriculum.
Develop sound subject knowledge of primary biology and learn how to identify and overcome pupils’ misconceptions around evolution.
Learn how to keep your biology students engaged by teaching practical science with plants. This course is ideal CPD for teachers.
Improve your understanding of some of the key concepts in A level biology and discover what's involved in higher level study.
Learn KS2 biology subject knowledge and teaching
strategies that will engage pupils in the primary science national curriculum.
Discover the human abdomen and how it works.
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
Learn what a genome is and use this information to answer questions about biology, yourself, and the world around you.
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.
This introductory course will show you the power of bioinformatics to explore bacterial DNA and bacterial and pathogen biology.
STEM teachers teach subjects in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and the many variations within these areas. The demand for people skilled in STEM subjects is continually on the rise.
Why do we age? Is there a limit to human lifespan? Can we prolong our lives? Find out with this free online course.
Get an introduction to the science of forensic science and discover how it's applied in the real world.
Explore the anatomy of the human abdomen and understand its clinical importance.
Discover ecology and learn how we can protect wildlife to conserve our natural world.
Discover how advances in the field of genomics are transforming healthcare with this online genomics course.
How does DNA work? Gain a fascinating introduction to the basics of molecular biology and how DNA code actually works.
Discover how digital tools can be used for the recruitment and retention of participants within clinical trials.
Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course.
Get familiar with Linux and its command line in order to access the full range of bioinformatics tools available to researchers.
Develop the right skills for study and assessment in higher education while refreshing your core science knowledge.
Learn to use comparative genomics to improve your knowledge of microbial genomes.
Find out how effective infection control in health and social care can tackle the global risk of antimicrobial resistance.
Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.
Discover the scientific research about learning and how it applies to your classroom, on this CPD-certified course for educators.
Explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand; with the Biochemical Society.
Learn more about how genomic data and computational tools can help us understand and track disease-causing bacteria.
Learn more about the fascinating world of engineering, and discover where an engineering degree could take you.
Understand the link between behaviour and human biology, and learn how genes and the environment influence our behaviour.
Explore the genomes of bacteria and the use of genome sequencing to track harmful disease and AMR.
Explore how the function and properties of the integumentary and musculoskeletal systems protect our body and allow us to move.
Discover the science underpinning modern medical practice today and how to maintain and promote good physical and mental health.
Explore the diverse skills and knowledge required to be a nurse and find out where a career in nursing could take you.
Demystify the ageing process and learn how our everyday behaviours are likely to affect our long-term musculoskeletal health.
What do we know and what are we discovering about the form and function of the human brain? Find out with this online course.
Get an introduction to image acquisition and analysis for biologists – from basic techniques to the future of image analysis.
This course by BSAC is for healthcare professionals managing infections. You will learn about Gram Negative Bacteria.
Improve your clinical pharmacy knowledge and learn the principles, techniques and tools used to create biotechnology products.
Understand the emerging discipline of translational medicine and the process of taking research from ‘benchside’ to ‘bedside'.
Learn about biosecurity, biosafety and bioethics, and why they're vital - inside and outside of the lab.
Get an introduction to human physiology and the amazing systems in our bodies that keep us alive.
Get an introduction to histology – the study of anatomy at a microscopic level – and use histopathology to identify disease.
Discover what the microbiome is, how it changes throughout your life, and the role it plays in good human health.
Get an introduction to energy and explore how humans and other living things obtain and use their biological energy sources.
Learn about the forensic technique of facial reconstruction from the experts involved in a real crime case.
From the beginning to where we are now, explore the formation of the Earth and the history of life on the blue planet.
Explore the potential for life on icy moons, what exoplanets look like, and the role biosignatures play in the search for life.
Explore the threats facing human civilisation on Earth and discover the possible ways that we could colonise other planets.
Learn to use human skeletal analysis to read and uncover the story behind human remains, using three sites from around the world.
Discover the crucial components and systems in the human body that keep us alive and healthy.
Explore our past, present and future understanding of drugs with this online course. Where do drugs come from? How do they work?
Get an introduction to different human body parts and their functions, from organ systems to cell structure and tissues.
Learn key concepts in biological evolution and find out how to integrate them into the classroom.
Learn what makes the Earth so special, and why ‘habitable’ doesn’t always mean ‘inhabited’.
Discover our neighbouring planet, Mars, and delve into the missions and mysteries surrounding life on the planet.
Learn more about all things insulin: from how it works, to insulin types, to side effects and guidance on how to prescribe safely.
Explore practical application of neuroscience research in education and leadership.
Explore the latest strategies emerging from Educational Neuroscience for educators to consider.
Learn about soils, the variety of life they contain and how humans impact this fragile system, with this free online course.
Understand the basics of microbiology and explore the diversity of microbial life in our world.
Become a truly impactful educator by exploring the science of memory formation and its impact on learning.
Learn about the science behind having a liver transplant with this free online course from the Centre for Liver Research.
Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy.
Explore how new behaviours are learnt by examining different types of psychological conditioning.
Using the latest genomics research, discover how genomic technologies are changing how we understand and treat medical conditions.
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
Discover the fascinating world of dentistry and explore the impact dentistry has on our lives.
Discover the basics of microbiology and the principles of antimicrobial stewardship from a practical standpoint.
Advance your study of English as a second language as you explore sustainability and discover the wonders of New Zealand.
Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to.
What is an ultrasound scan, and how do they work? Discover the science of ultrasound and understand its clinical uses.
Learn how developments in genomics are transforming our knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes.
Learn about how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world.
Get an introduction to the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
Discover how to engage students aged 14-16 in science, using hands-on experiments in this three-part CPD ExpertTrack for teachers.
Understand new and established genomic sequencing technologies, and how to apply them in clinical practice.
Learn how molecular genetic techniques are used to identify the genetic factors that contribute to the development of disease.
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.