7.9 earthquake at Bhuj, 21 January 2001

The impact of the Bhuj earthquake in India and the role of aid agencies and organisations.

A personal experience of skin cancer

A cancer nurse describes her experience of a malignant melanoma.

Cancer in the developed world

A general introduction to the causes and mechanism of cancer, including skin cancer.

Climatic and human factors which affect the distribution of malaria.

Climatic and human factors affecting the distribution of malaria.

Coastal flooding in the UK

In 1953 a tidal surge caused extensive flooding along the East coast of England.

Comparative development and health summary

Despite our high standard of living, health is still an issue in Scotland.

Economic relief and recovery after a natural disaster

The effect of hurricane Mitch on the economy of Honduras.

Effects of the Earth's changing orbit

How changes to Earth's orbit can contribute to changes in temperature and climate.

Engineering earthquake resistant structures

How engineering can improve the chances of survival from an earthquake.

Factors which disrupt development

The physical and human factors affecting a country's development and quality of life.

6 learner guides

We have a selection of learner guides