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Fiona Russell

Science & Maths tutor; Pharmacology PhD; Oxford graduate

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Hi, I'm Fiona

I am a versatile lecturer & tutor with over 10 years experience tutoring students from year 6 to postgraduate level. I have delivered lectures & tutorials on a wide range of biomedical topics at undergraduate & postgraduate level in the UK & Canada. As well as providing tutoring in chemistry, biology, physics, & maths, I can help with Oxbridge preparation, general discussion to develop a scientific mind, and advice on careers in science.

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King's College London

Pharmacology (PhD) - PhD (2004 - 2007)

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University of Oxford

Biochemistry - 1st (1999 - 2003)

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Asked by Audrey

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DNA is made up of phosphate groups, nitrogen bases, and what?
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Science & Maths tutor; Pharmacology PhD; Oxford graduate

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) contains deoxyribose sugars as well as phosphate groups and bases. Alternating sugars and phosphate groups form the back...Learn more

Asked by Olivia

Maths πŸ’―
How do you divide fractions?
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Science & Maths tutor; Pharmacology PhD; Oxford graduate

You can use the KFC method to remember how to divide fractions. For example 1/4 divide by 2/3. K is for keep, so you keep the 1st fraction the same...Learn more

Asked by Ned

Science πŸ”¬
What is the function of chlorophyll?
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Science & Maths tutor; Pharmacology PhD; Oxford graduate

Chlorophylls are a group of green pigments found in plants (and other photosynthetic organisms) that absorb energy from sun light. This light energy...Learn more

Asked by Lauren

Maths πŸ’―
The price of Kate’s monthly mortgage payments increased by 4%. Her payments are increased by Β£12.75. Work out Kate’s monthly mortagage payments before the increase?
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Science & Maths tutor; Pharmacology PhD; Oxford graduate

Β£12.75 is 4% So 1% would be 12.75/4 = 3.1875 Then 100% (which would be the original monthly mortgage payment) would be 3.1875 * 100 = Β£318.75