Listing all results (114)

Future Morph: Physiotherapist

In this Future Morph video, Bristol City Football Club physiotherapist Nick Dawes talks about how he became a physiotherapist. He describes the qualifications and training needed to become a physiotherapist. He describes the challenges he meets during his work which includes the treatment of injuries, player...

The Many Faces of Biology

This Catalyst article takes a look at the great variety of biology-related courses in universities. There are over 1,400 different university biology courses, choosing the right one for the individual student requires care. The article includes case studies about past students and the careers they have been able to...

Case Study: Animal Care

Produced for Future Morph, these resources consist of a short video and an accompanying classroom activity. In the video, a First Diploma in Animal Care student describes her work on the course. She illustrates how the course gives experience relevent to working in a range of environments including farming, zoos...

Case Study: Sports Science

Produced for Future Morph, these materials contain a video clip showing a student talking about his National Diploma course in Sport and Exercise Science. He describes how science, physiology and psychology are important aspects of his studies as well as the careers his course can lead on to.

There is also...

Careers in Ecology

A Catalyst article explaining how scientists with qualifications in ecology and environmental science play an increasingly important role in assessing the human impact on the Earth. Ecology is the branch of biology that looks at how organisms, plants and animals, depend on each other and their surroundings. It also...

Where Next?

This Catalyst article introduces Tom Denbigh who describes how he has worked as a volunteer on scientific projects to gain experience before his degree course.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2011, Volume 22, Issue 1.

...

Frances Ashcroft

Frances Ashcroft was the Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Research Professor at the University of Oxford. At the time of this film, her research focused on how a rise in blood sugar level causes the release of the hormone insulin from the pancreas. She was studying what goes wrong in this process in people who have...

Francesca Happé

Francesca Happé's research interests include the normal and abnormal development of processes that underlie social insight and communication. At the time of this film, her work involved looking at the causes of autism and the effects it has on people with the condition. Her work included the study of ‘theory of...

Paul Nurse

Paul Nurse is one of the UK's foremost biological scientists. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) for his work on the genes that regulate the cell division cycle. A mutation in one of these genes can cause a cell to become cancerous. In 2001, he received the Nobel Prize for medicine (jointly with Dr...

Careers from Biology

Produced by the Wellcome Trust, this issue of the Big Picture explores some of the careers that are available to students who have studied biological science. It goes beyond the doctors, vets and other science-related careers typically described to include people working in a wide variety of sectors. Case studies...

Pages

View all publishers