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Claire Jeffrey

Really passionate about sharing my Human Biology knowledge!

Claire Jeffrey's hourly rateΒ£25per hour
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About

I have 10 years experience in healthcare (with ocular surgery and bone marrow transplants) and now have a role within Learning and Development. I am really passionate about the human body and how we all work and excited to share my knowledge with you.

Education

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London South Bank University

Forensic Science (Postgraduate Diploma) - Pass

2009 - 2009

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University of Otago

Anatomy and Structural Biology BSc - 2:1

2005 - 2007

Specialising in Reproductive Biology in 3rd Year Additional papers in Psychology and Biochemistry throughout 3 year course

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ASKED BY JAMES

BIOLOGY 🌱

What are structure and function of alveoli?

Alveoli are tiny sacs found in the lungs of mammals to help with rapid gas exchange (breathing). Alveoli actually comes from the Latin for little ca...

ASKED BY JAMES

BIOLOGY 🌱

What is the structure and function of the compact bone?

Cortical bone is the dense part of the bone structure that has tiny holes for osteocytes (bone cells) and accounts for 80% of our skeleton. The comp...

ASKED BY MICHEAL

BIOLOGY 🌱

What is heart disease? What is the primary cause of heart disease and what symptoms does it typically produce?

The heart is the pump that enables oxygenated blood to travel around the body and is vital to our existence and survival. Coronary Heart Disease is ...

ASKED BY SEALION

BIOLOGY 🌱

Would the build-up of mucus, for CF patients, on airways increase diffusion distance significantly that it reduces rate of diffusion?

With CF patients, they lack the water layer of the mucus in the lungs, making their mucus quite concentrated and sticky. This is because they lack t...

ASKED BY JENIFFER

CHEMISTRY βš›οΈ

How is carbon-14 is produced in the upper atmosphere?

When cosmic rays from the sun hit the atmosphere, they may collide with an atom in the atmosphere, creating a secondary cosmic ray in the form of an...

ASKED BY RICHARD

BIOLOGY 🌱

How many parts is the human brain divided into? Is one of the parts the hind brain?

The human brain is divided into three parts: the brainstem, the cerebellum, and the cerebrum. The brainstem is the posterior part of the brain which...

ASKED BY MAX

BIOLOGY 🌱

How does the skeletal system change as we grow?

Bone is densely packed with flexible collagen fibres, hardened by calcium and phosphorus. They are built to withstand great stress, but they don't a...

ASKED BY MAX

BIOLOGY 🌱

Are linked genes the ones that are linked with genes on the same chromosome or with genes on the homologous chromosome?

Genes are physical structures related by physical distance and during meiosis development of the haploid cells, and the nearer two genes are on a ch...

ASKED BY JENIFFER

BIOLOGY 🌱

Which connective tissue composes the dermis of the skin?

The epidermis is the outermost layer of skin and underneath that sits the dermis. The dermis is linked to the epidermis via the basement membrane wh...

ASKED BY SELINA

HISTORY πŸ•Œ

Why was Kristalnacht so significant?

Kristallnacht was the β€˜Night of Broken Glass’ as Nazi party paramilitary forces and civilians destroyed Jewish businesses and synagogues in November...

ASKED BY LIAM

ENGLISH πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

What are the three meninges of the brain?

The meninges are three layers of protective tissue called the dura mater, arachnoid mater, and pia mater. The dura mater is the most superior/outer ...

ASKED BY JAKE

GENERAL πŸ›

What is a eukaryote ?

A eukaryote is a cell (can also be a single cell organism) that has a membrane bound nucleus, organelles (little organs) and linear chromosomes (com...

ASKED BY JAKE

GENERAL πŸ›

What is the placebo effect ?

The placebo effect is generally known as a beneficial effect usually from a drug or treatment which cannot be attributed to that treatment but rathe...

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