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Welcome to the o/STEM WIKI

This is our catalog of (mostly) subject-based resources for research, education, and career advancement.

Constructive comments and suggestions to expand are welcome - particularly resources from/for those across the world.

If you encounter an issue with the linked information, please message the mods and describe the problem.

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Online Courses and Certificates 

EdXFree courses from top universities, pay for a verified certificate. EdX certificates are among the most valuable certificates available online.

Coursera Free courses from top universities, pay for a verified certificate. Has more options than EdX.

Khan Academy free courses with useful content, with the ability to design your own lesson plan.

MIT OpenCourseWare MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all course content from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the US’s most prestigious universities. OCW is open and available to the world. Click here for their most popular courses.

Openlearn a collection of short and introductory courses from the Open University UK (free) 

Open University distance learning for short courses, modules, diplomas and degrees (paid)

github ossu

fast.ai fast.ai focuses on making machine learning programming and implementation more accessible. They offer free courses for coders, a software library and a forum.

Nand to Tetris Nand to Tetris is a free 12-week course on building a general-purpose computer system from the ground up. This video provides an overview of the course.

 

Online Libraries

Google Scholar

Directory of Open Access Journals DOAJ is independent and all funding is via donations. DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ

Sci-Hub Sci-Hub provides free access to over 83M research papers and is funded by donations. Sci-Hub was founded in 2011 by Alexandra Elbakyan. (url subject to change)

 

Institutions, learned societies, government and international bodies

Lots of useful info here: introduction to the basics, educational materials, news, latest research, info for professionals etc.

[American Association for the Advancement of Science](www.aaas.org)

British Geological Survey

European Space Agency

International Science Council

Institute of Physics

NASA

Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal Astronomical Society

Royal Meteorological society

Royal Geographical Society

Royal Society

Royal Society of Biology

Royal Society of Chemistry

Royal Society of Medicine

Royal Statistical Society

The Joint Mathematical Council of the United Kingdom

The Geological Society

Women’s engineering society

 

Help and Tools

stackexchange

Stack Overflow

github

Time and date almanac data astronomy

Copernicus environmental monitoring from satellite systems

Fourmilab sky viewer

Chemical terms glossary

 

Other general interest and news websites

BBC Science and environment news

BMJ British medical Journal

CNET

CNN tech

EurekAlert!

Mckinsey Institute

ScienceDaily

Verge

Wired

 

Women-centred

finding Ada

Great mathematicians twitter

Women’s brain project

 

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[last edit November 2020. Thanks to endthewoo, gold_bee and suggestions from comments]

***Welcome to the o/STEM WIKI*** This is our catalog of (mostly) subject-based resources for research, education, and career advancement. Constructive comments and suggestions to expand are welcome - particularly resources from/for those across the world. If you encounter an issue with the linked information, please message the mods and describe the problem. ................................................................................................................................................................................................... **Online Courses and Certificates**  [EdX](https://www.edx.org)Free courses from top universities, pay for a verified certificate. EdX certificates are among the most valuable certificates available online. [Coursera](https://www.coursera.org/) Free courses from top universities, pay for a verified certificate. Has more options than EdX. [Khan Academy](https://www.khanacademy.org/) free courses with useful content, with the ability to design your own lesson plan. [MIT OpenCourseWare](https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm) MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all course content from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the US’s most prestigious universities. OCW is open and available to the world. Click here for their most popular courses. [Openlearn](https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue) a collection of short and introductory courses from the Open University UK (free)  [Open University](http://stem.open.ac.uk/) distance learning for short courses, modules, diplomas and degrees (paid) [github ossu](https://github.com/ossu/computer-science) [fast.ai](https://www.fast.ai/) fast.ai focuses on making machine learning programming and implementation more accessible. They offer free courses for coders, a software library and a forum. [Nand to Tetris](https://www.nand2tetris.org/) Nand to Tetris is a free 12-week course on building a general-purpose computer system from the ground up. This video provides an overview of the course.   **Online Libraries** [Google Scholar](https://scholar.google.com/) [Directory of Open Access Journals](https://doaj.org/) DOAJ is independent and all funding is via donations. DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ [Sci-Hub](https://sci-hub.se/) Sci-Hub provides free access to over 83M research papers and is funded by donations. Sci-Hub was founded in 2011 by Alexandra Elbakyan. (url subject to change)   **Institutions, learned societies, government and international bodies** Lots of useful info here: introduction to the basics, educational materials, news, latest research, info for professionals etc. [American Association for the Advancement of Science](www.aaas.org) [British Geological Survey](https://www.bgs.ac.uk) [European Space Agency] (https://www.eas.int) [International Science Council](https://council.science/) [Institute of Physics](https://www.iop.org) [NASA](https://www.nasa.gov) [Royal Academy of Engineering](https://www.raeng.org.uk/) [Royal Astronomical Society](https://ras.ac.uk) [Royal Meteorological society](https://www.rmets.org) [Royal Geographical Society](https://www.rgs.org/) [Royal Society](https://royalsociety.org/) [Royal Society of Biology](https://www.rsb.org.uk/) [Royal Society of Chemistry](https://www.rsc.org/) [Royal Society of Medicine](https://www.rsm.ac.uk) [Royal Statistical Society](https://rss.org.uk/) [The Joint Mathematical Council of the United Kingdom](https://www.jmc.org.uk/) [The Geological Society](https://www.geolsoc.org.uk) [Women’s engineering society](https://www.wes.org.uk/)   **Help and Tools** [stackexchange](https://stackexchange.com) [Stack Overflow](https://stackoverflow.com) [github](https://github.com) [Time and date](https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/) almanac data astronomy [Copernicus](https://www.copernicus.eu/en) environmental monitoring from satellite systems [Fourmilab sky viewer](https://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/) [Chemical terms glossary](https://www.chem.ucla.edu/~harding/IGOC/IGOC.html)   **Other general interest and news websites** [BBC Science and environment news](https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science_and_environment) [BMJ British medical Journal](https://www.bmj.com/) [CNET](https://cnet.com) [CNN tech](https://edition.cnn.com/business/tech) [EurekAlert!](https://www.eurekalert.org/) [Mckinsey Institute](https://www.mckinsey.com/mgi/our-research/technology-and-innovation#) [ScienceDaily](https://www.sciencedaily.com) [Verge](https://www.theverge.com) [Wired](https://wired.co.uk)   **Women-centred** [finding Ada](https://findingada.com/) [Great mathematicians twitter](https://twitter.com/gwomaths?lang=en) [Women’s brain project ](http://www.womensbrainproject.com/)   ................................................................................................................................................. [last edit November 2020. Thanks to endthewoo, gold_bee and suggestions from comments]

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