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Laughing Gas, Literature and the Lamp

Lancaster University are launching a free online course on Humphry Davy on 30th October 2017. This course is about his role as both a scientist and poet. The course is called Humphry Davy: laughing gas, literature and the lamp and it has been developed in partnership with FutureLearn and the Royal Institution. If you are […]

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Free, online ‘Science Writing’ course

While we’re on the subjects of free courses, has anybody noticed this one on Futurelearn? Discovering Science: Science Writing Without science writing, science could not really exist. By recording experiments and publishing the results of studies and discoveries, scientists can share their important work, and find an engaged audience. Science writing takes many forms: from press […]

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‘Physiology for all’ MOOC

Physiology has become a whole lot more accessible. Enrolment for a MOOC in physiology, developed together with the University of Liverpool, opened on 10 July, 2017. The MOOC, funded by The Physiological Society and hosted by FutureLearn, will start running for the first time in September 2017. It will provide a free, online learning opportunity […]

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‘Biochemistry: The Molecules of Life’ MOOC

The Biochemical Society has launched its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), ‘Biochemistry: The Molecules of Life’, which will start on FutureLearn on 26th June, and is ideal for students to do between the end of exams and the summer holidays. This free, three week long course (3 hours per week) is targeted at 15-19 year […]