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Research-Based Curricula coursebooks or 'RBCs' are short digital subject coursebooks for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students, each written by a PhD researcher and expert in that topic. Practice university-style study whilst learning new and fascinating things about a subject of your choice! Completing an RBC is great preparation for university, can be mentioned in UCAS applications and shows interest in your subject.

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How can mathematics help a farmer?

STEM

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Jennifer Israelsson, a researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 5
Biology
Maths
Business Studies
University of Reading

Your brain on estrogen

STEM

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Janine Dovey, a researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 5
Biology
Psychology
Chemistry
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Mind reading? How neuroscientists study your brain

STEM

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Brendan Williams, a researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 5
Biology
Psychology
Chemistry
Maths
University of Reading

How do Snowflakes Impact the Planet

STEM

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Jen Stout, a PhD researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 3
Maths
Science
Geography
University of Reading

Reading into Writing: Beckett's Romantic Legacy

STEM

This RBC tutorial pack was created by Emma Keanie, a PhD researcher at the University of Reading.

Key Stage 3
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