Scientific subject links C-F



    E-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology. arXiv is owned, operated and funded by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. Also partially funded by the National Science Foundation * E journals site

  • Computing History Museum
    Large collection of computer-related artefacts, documents, films and photographs. US site, established in 1996.

    Free online dictionary of computing

  • Webopedia
    Online dictionary and search engine of computing and internet technology.

 Ecology and natural history - Scotland

  • Central Scotland Forest
    A visionary undertaking to plant millions of trees across Scotland's central belt, through tree-planting projects, conservation, landscaping and other environmental improvements.

  • Deer Commission for Scotland
    Non-Departmental Public Body charged with furthering the conservation, control and sustainable management of all species of wild deer in Scotland.

  • Forestry Commission - Scotland
    Forestry Commission Scotland serves as the forestry department of the Scottish Government, advising on and implementing forestry policy.

  • Friends of the Earth - Scotland
    Tackling issues of public concern such as opencast mining, GM crops, the need to reduce waste and traffic, and the eradication of fuel poverty.

  • Glasgow's Wildlife
    Glasgow is home to an amazing variety of wild plants and animals; this site provides information about the quality and diversity of Glasgow's wildlife.

  • Scottish Environment LINK
    The liaison body for Scotland's environmental organsiations in the voluntary sector. The site includes the full text on some key documents relating to Scotland's environment, as well as links to the websites of LINK members.

  • Scottish Government
    This part of the Scottish Government website gives access to current consultation documents, including one on the Trunk Road Biodiversity Action Plan.

  • Scottish Natural Heritage
    Includes information about specific projects and initiatives currently ongoing around Scotland.

  • Scottish Wildlife Trust
    Raising public awareness of threatened habitats and species.

  • Scottish Ornithologists' Club (SOC)
    The club was established in 1936 and now has 14 branches in Scotland; good tips on where to watch birds in Scotland.

  • Wildlife Web
    A resource for bird and wildlife enthusiasts in or visiting Scotland.

 Electronics - Optoelectronics

  • Scottish Optoelectronics Association
    Launched in October 1994 with the objective of developing the optoelectronics industry in Scotland.


  • Electronics - Scotland
    Independent industry-driven and industry-funded organisation which represents the electronics sector in Scotland. It has been formed to bring together all parts of the sector from design through to manufacture.

  • IEEE
    A leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.


  • e4 Engineering
    Provides information and services to those working in industry and the engineering professions.logy and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.

  • ESDU
    Provides validated engineering data, methods and software for the engineer.

  • TechXtra
    Engineering, computing and maths information from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

 Engineering - Electrical

  • IET
    The Institution of Engineering and Technology is the largest professional engineering society in Europe.

  • IEEE
    The full name is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

 Engineering - Software

  • British Computer Society (BCS)
    BCS is the only Chartered Engineering Institution for Information Systems Engineering.

  • ScotlandIs
    ScotlandIS represents, promotes and serves around 500 internet, software and multimedia businesses throughout Scotland.


  • Central Scotland Forest
    Details of the landscape improvements being carried out between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

  • Ecology Recruitment
    A recruitment agency specialising solely in the search and placement of Ecologists.

  • Environment Agency
    Leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.

  • Environmental Organization Web Directory
    Very large directory. Leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.

  • Friends of the Earth
    The largest international network of environmental groups in the world, represented in 68 countries.

  • Friends of the Earth - Scotland
    Information on Scottish campaigns.

  • Scottish Environment Statistics
    Issues covered include climate change, air and water quality, land use, waste and wildlife.

  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
    The public body responsible for environmental protection in Scotland.

  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    Working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

  • Waste Aware Scotland
    Changing public attitudes and behaviour towards waste.

  • World Environmental Library
    Contains 400 publications (45,000 pages) of ideas and solutions in the fields of agriculture, biodiversity, climate change, environmental impact assessment, energy, health, natural resources, policy, sustainable development, waste management and water.


  • Department of Health
    The latest on the department's work, as well as health and social care guidance, publications and policy.

  • Food Standards Agency
    An independent food safety watchdog

  • Foodlink
    Provides a focus for communicating messages aimed at helping everyone understand and carry out the basic precautions which they can take to reduce the risk of suffering from food poisoning.

  • Institute of Food Science and Technology
    Independent incorporated professional qualifying body for food scientists and technologists.

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