Paul Taylor




I am from Holmfirth in West Yorkshire. I am a Professor at the University of Leeds where I am Director of Student Education and research cancer & evolution.

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Jul 10th 2017

What science discoveries will you choose to write about? By recording experiments and publishing the results of studies and discoveries, scientists can share their important work, and find an engaged audience. While keeping records can be easy, writing accessibly about the findings for scientific publications can be difficult, especially for those new to the field.

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Jul 3rd 2017

Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer. This course will introduce you to the principles of cancer chemotherapy, and how the development of effective medications for the treatment of cancer remains a significant challenge to scientists.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
Mar 20th 2017

What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres? Learn about the role that radiation and greenhouse gases play in our understanding of atmospheric chemistry. As levels of CO2 in the atmosphere increase, you will discover the solutions scientists are exploring to reduce levels. And discover how missions to other planets and moons in our solar system are revealing extraordinarily diverse atmospheres.

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Mar 6th 2017

With chemistry providing us an endless amount of possibilities, what would you choose to develop? For centuries natural materials have been used by people to meet their daily needs. Discover how scientists are using their knowledge of the molecular structure of naturally occurring compounds to develop new and exciting materials. From clothing to tooth enamel, the possibilities are endless. You’ll also consider the chemistry behind the development of everyday consumer, and consider the ethics behind the products you use.

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Feb 20th 2017

Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance? Discovering Science: Global Challenges explores how chemistry plays a fundamental role in overcoming some of the modern issues that affect our everyday lives. In this two week course, leading academics from the University of Leeds will explain the challenges we face in two important areas:bacterial resistance and global food security.

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Feb 6th 2017

What role does chemistry play in healthcare and our ability to diagnose and treat patients? Discovering Science: Medicinal Chemistry explores the fascinating subject of science at the molecular level.

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