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30
Mar

The 3 Most Effective S...

Students on the Up Learn platform have answered over three million quiz questions and watched millions and millions of minutes of videos.  We have managed to combine insights...

30
Mar
Free Access to Up Learn for Children of NHS Staff

Free Access to Up Lear...

Amidst the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, our health service has been doing everything possible to help us.  To help them, we are extending our scholarships programme...

15
Jul
The moon landing: 50 years

The moon landing: 50 y...

It’s been 50 years since Apollo 11. The mission? To put the first man on the moon. Those men were Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, and they spent years preparing for the moon landin...

09
Jul
The 100-hour MRI scan of the brain

The 100-hour MRI scan ...

Scientists just created the most vivid MRI scan of the brain ever made! Researchers did a post-mortem examination and scanned a brain for 100 hours to get detailed images of brain...

05
Jul
Is There Anybody Out There?

Is There Anybody Out T...

There are no aliens on an interstellar rock flying around the solar system. This interstellar rock, called Oumuamua, is a very unusual cigar shape and caused a lot of speculation....

30
Mar
Learning Hacks: what you need to know

Learning Hacks: what y...

Over the past month we've posted a series of 16 Learning Hacks that explore some prominent myths with regards to effective learning. Before explaining each hack we asked you to res...

26
Mar

LEARNING HACK #16: Don...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

23
Mar

LEARNING HACK #15: Rep...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

21
Mar

LEARNING HACK #14: Cut...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...

19
Mar

LEARNING HACK #13: Wor...

This post is part of a series challenging our assumptions about learning techniques. We’re asking you True or False questions to see what you do and don’t know about how to learn e...