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Emma (Tutor in Oxford)

Emma
Emma
Tutor
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Feedback Score:
+5
Member Since: 09/06/2018
Last Login: 1 day ago
Response Rate: 90%
Expected Response: < 1 day
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Qualifications

PhD
Oxford University
DPhil Life Sciences Interface Docto...
N/A  (2015)
MPhys
Oxford University
MPhys (Physics) Hons.
First class  (2010)
A Level
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Physics
A  (2006)
A Level
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Maths
A  (2006)
A Level
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Chemistry
A  (2006)
Other
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AEA Physics
Merit  (2006)
Other
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AEA chemistry
Distinction  (2006)
AS LEVEL
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English
A  (2005)
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Information about Emma

I achieved a first class degree in physics from the University of Oxford, went on to study for a PhD in biological physics, and then spent three and a half years working as a postdoctoral research scientist in biochemistry. I am now a graduate-entry medical student at the University of Oxford, with plans of becoming a practising doctor, but I have no regrets about the path I have taken as I believe it makes me a more academically rounded person with good life experience.

I have a strong academic background in physics and maths, and in order to match this with the biological knowledge I needed for my PhD and postdoc, I therefore have had to invest a lot of my own time in studying outside a formal learning environment. I feel this has made me flexible and sympathetic in being able to adapt learning goals in collaboration with the individual student.

I am happy to consider students pursuing learning on a `non-traditional` or self-motivated route, as well as those who aim to achieve formal qualifications. I don`t believe in an upper age limit for setting yourself goals!

Availability: I am a full-time graduate medical student, with my contact time most typically during weekday office hours, so my availability tends to be limited to evenings and weekends.

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Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: - Past and current tutoring clients include: GCSE maths and all three sciences (both separate science GCSEs and combined science qualifications); GCSE additional maths; A-level maths, physics, chemistry, biology; first year degree level physics; and quantitative methods in biochemistry a professional researcher.

- College tutor for the optics and electromagnetism paper, second year undergraduate physics (University of Oxford, 2014-2017)
- College tutor for the condensed matter physics paper, third year undergraduate physics (University of Oxford, 2015-2016)
- College tutor for the biological physics component of third year undergraduate physics (University of Oxford, 2011-present)
- Classwork marker/teaching assistant for fourth year undergraduate physics biological physics major option (University of Oxford, 2012-2015)
- Demonstrator in undergraduate teaching labs (University of Oxford, 2012-2015)
- Demonstrator in Doctoral Training Centre biological techniques teaching labs (University of Oxford, 2011-2013)

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Feedback For Emma (5)
We have a total of 5 review(s) for Emma.

Taslima (Mrs)
14/10/2019

5/5 Rating

Emma explains concepts in a simple manner and makes difficult concepts easy to understand, both my children feel more confident after starting lessons with Emma.


Rajiv (Mr)
29/07/2019

5/5 Rating

Dr Emma is an excellent tutor.


William (Mr)
29/07/2019

5/5 Rating

In a word: excellent
Fully in command of the subject matter and able to teach it well.


Gary (Mr)
21/07/2019

5/5 Rating

Patient, organised and effective! I would highly recommend Emma`s tuition to anyone. Thanks Emma!


Marina (Ms)
07/06/2019

5/5 Rating

Emma is a highly qualified and excellent tutor. Highly recommended for A-level biology.


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