Life sciences and medicine resources
Our life science resources are designed by academic and professional staff from The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.
Ranging from biology curriculum topics to academic enrichment, and information about studying and working in healthcare.
- Visit Live with Scientists for talks, interviews and blog articles by scientists from The University of Manchester, who want to make a difference in the way science is communicated. It has a focus on life sciences including pharmacology, psychology and immunology.
- EnquiringScience4All provides guidance on progression in curriculum topics, supporting us to think about how enquiry develops across the primary and secondary school. It was developed in collaboration with teachers from the north-west of England.
- Learn about the scientific investigation of Manchester Mummy 1770.
- Our Biology, Medicine and Health YouTube channel introduces the different courses and research at the Faculty.
- Our undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty have written blogs which will be of interest to anyone considering further study in the field.
- #IMADEIT is a YouTube channel featuring students and graduates from the Faculty sharing their experiences and top tips.
- Our partner, The Brilliant Club has online video presentations on a range of science subject areas including virology, psychology and chemistry. The resources are suitable for 14-18 year olds.
- Scrubbed up is a new website created by our medicine students for aspiring medics. It has lots of useful advice, vlogs and guides that address common concerns.
- Take a Bite out of Climate Change at home is a great resource for pupils to learn about how we can eat more sustainably. It includes worksheets and videos from researchers discussing the topics.
- Share this public healthcare resource with students wanting to learn more about public health as a career option.
- Access our Great Science Share resources and inspiration page for activities, ideas and CPD, all related to science teaching and learning.
- The Children’s University has interactive modules on the body and medicines, teeth and eating, micro-organisms, the brain and senses and exercise. (Adobe flash is needed to access some sections of the website. Many of our subject sections are also accessible via apple products and mobile devices now, but where possible we recommend using a PC to access the site’s full content.)
- Learning with Lucy is a global campaign to educate primary school children about the critically endangered lemur leaf frog. It includes an activity booklet about animal habitats.
- Science4families offers primary teachers and families activity ideas for how to learn science together, in engaging, fun and inspirational way.
- The Science and Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub (SEERIH) have a library of resources and information for KS2 science teachers.
- Our PhD researcher Jess has produced a video introducing psychology to young learners.
- Guidance on applications to Medicine for teachers and careers advisors from the Medical Schools Council.
- Antibiotics and you: An introduction to antibiotic resistant infections is a short online course on antibiotic resistance, suitable for non-experts.
Why study? talk series
Our PhD students have recorded talks on their specific subjects of interest which provide up-to-date information, advice and guidance to your students.
Our Young Person's University
Take advantage of our student challenges, designed both for self-study and for use in the classroom.