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eLearning Helped Me Understand What Was Happening To My Loved One with Early Onset Dementia

Jacqui Schroeder, a teaching assistant from Nottinghamshire, met her husband, Steve, when he was 38. Speaking to Centre of Excellence, Jacqui said, “He was kind, caring, supportive and would help anyone. He was amazing with my children and grandchildren.” Working as a long-distance lorry driver ...

Inside The Volcano: A Volatile Structure Ready To Erupt

Inside The Volcano: A Volatile Structure Ready To Erupt

When you think of a volcano you likely picture giant ash clouds, spewing lava and red hot debris lighting up the skies. But this is just the ... Read More

Ichthyology: The Study of Fish

Ichthyology: The Study of Fish

What is Ichthyology? A branch of zoology, ichthyology is the study of fishes. Ichthyologists are specialist marine biologists who study ... Read More

The Largest Earthquakes in History: From Chile to Alaska

The Largest Earthquakes in History: From Chile to Alaska

Planet Earth proves a beautiful but sometimes unstable and cruel home for the human race. The geological mechanisms that make our home planet fi ... Read More

Threats to the Oceans and How We Can Save Our Seas

Threats to the Oceans and How We Can Save Our Seas

The oceans comprise about 70% of the world’s surface and are vital to the delicate balance that aids life on Earth. The oceans are so vast; we h ... Read More

An Examination of Extreme Weather; From Tornadoes to Tropical Cyclones

An Examination of Extreme Weather; From Tornadoes to Tropical Cyclones

Since the dawn of time, humans have been forecasting the weather and long-term climate changes. Often, it’s just to avoid getting caught in the ... Read More

The Secret Life of Insects and Their Many Defence Mechanisms

The Secret Life of Insects and Their Many Defence Mechanisms

You might not pay much notice to insects but their secret little lives are likely beyond the realms of your imagination. Indeed, insects are eve ... Read More

Botany Horror Stories: Carnivorous Plants and Their Prey

Botany Horror Stories: Carnivorous Plants and Their Prey

For thousands of years, plantlife has been nourishing animals and humans. These green beings quietly grow around us, largely unnoticed. But plan ... Read More

Exploring Beautiful Biomes of the World

Exploring Beautiful Biomes of the World

There are eight major biomes of the world: tropical wet forests, temperate forests, boreal forests, savannas, subtropical deserts, chaparral ... Read More

Finding the Milky Way and Other Observable Galaxies

Finding the Milky Way and Other Observable Galaxies

You’ve probably heard of the galaxy far, far away called the Milky Way — but did you know that there are billions of galaxies in our universe? I ... Read More

Fascinating Animal Behaviour You Might Recognise in Your Friends

Fascinating Animal Behaviour You Might Recognise in Your Friends

What separates humans from animals? Most evolutionary scientists think the answer is humanity’s higher level of cognition and self-awareness. Ye ... Read More

Why Is Earth’s Climate Changing?

Why Is Earth’s Climate Changing?

Earth’s climate — in other words, the average weather patterns across the world — is changing. Life has witnessed the climate changing since our ... Read More

Cosmology: The Art of Studying Literally Everything

Cosmology: The Art of Studying Literally Everything

Cosmology is the study of our universe as a whole. While it is a branch of astronomy, cosmology seeks to answer questions about what lies far be ... Read More