Tagged: science education

scientist 45: the headteacher – a science technical college UTC Cambridge (2012)

visitors this year: 345 Cambridge’s newest secondary school opened to start teaching in 2014. Called University Technical College – Cambridge, it specialises in biomedical and environmental science and technology. The UTC is a state funded...

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scientist 36: the research biotechnologist – Alan Tunnacliffe & the bdelloid rotifer (2013)

visitors this year: 293 Professor Alan Tunnacliffe of the Cambridge University Department of Chemical Engineering tells why the bdelloid rotifer has fascinated top biologists. This microscopically tiny invertebrate lives in rain puddles. The creature can survive without water for millions of...

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scientist 31: the science outreacher at Cambridge science centre (2012)

visitors this year: 314 The Cambridge Science Centre is a really useful educational attraction in the city centre. Founder Dr Chris Lennard tells Roger Frost what the centre aims to do for science education. The Cambridge Science Centre opened in...

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Choosing a guitar – 105science

visitors this year: 85 With many different types of guitars, we find out how much more is involved in the sound we get from various models, and whether or not this impacts on the...

A new science college for Cambridge – 105science

visitors this year: 59 Cambridge’s newest secondary school will open and start teaching in 2014. Called University Technical College – Cambridge, it will specialise in biomedical and environmental science and technology. The UTC is...

Research into cocaine addiction – 105science

visitors this year: 108 COCAINE ADDICTION is DIFFERENT. Dr Karen Ersche tells about her research into cocaine addiction. The work investigates the finding that cocaine addiction affects some people and not others. Also, unlike other addictions, there...

Cambridge Science Festival Preview – 105science

visitors this year: 52 In the Cambridge Science Festival, Nick Crumpton tells why mammals are better than dinosaurs. And researcher Dr Andrew Holding tells of the Skeptics in the Pub discussion group and of Bright Club, where...