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    Posted in category News Release by Press Office on 06/01/2012

    New look for science resources website will help teachers and students

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has today revamped its Resources for schools website, which provides educational science material to students from the age of five all the way up to 19.

 

The new-look website is now more user friendly and all branding has been updated to reflect the wider rebranding of the ABPI in recent months. The website helps teachers and students learn about a wide range of scientific subjects in a fun and interactive way and it links topics studied in school to their application in industry and in research.

All resources on the website are provided completely free of charge with the aim of encouraging more young people to pursue a career in science.

Features of the website include:

  • a resource library where science teachers can download animations and diagrams to use in their lessons
  • five separate sections for different age groups, ranging from 5 to 7 year olds, to 16 to 19 year olds
  • tests and quizzes designed to test the knowledge of students.

Commenting, Sarah Jones, Education and Skills Manager at the ABPI, said:

"I am delighted with the new-look website. The topic-based materials we provide are a useful aid to the teaching of the school curriculum and our aim is to foster a long lasting interest in the sciences in children of all ages."

ENDS

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Notes to Editors

  1. You can see the new look ABPI Resources for schools website here: www.abpischools.org.uk.
  2. The ABPI represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies, both large and small, leading an exciting new era of biosciences in the UK. 

    Our industry, a major contributor to the economy of the UK, brings life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to patients. Our members supply 90 per cent of all medicines used by the NHS, and are researching and developing 90 per cent of the current medicines pipeline, ensuring that the UK remains at the forefront of helping patients prevent and overcome diseases. 

    We are the Government recognised body negotiating the pricing of branded medicines on behalf of the entire industry. Working with our Research Affiliate Members, we promote the UK as a destination of choice for international life sciences investment. 
 
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