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Mobile phone app helps to predict success of IVF

Wednesday 28 December 2011

Application will allow women to make informed decisions.

Puffin

One third for the birds

Thursday 22 December 2011

New research shows how much food is needed by seabirds.

Deadly diving: how bubbles can drive marine mammals round ‘the bends’

Deadly diving: how bubbles can drive marine mammals round ‘the bends’

Wednesday 21 December 2011

A new study has found that whales and seals could suffer from the same sickness experienced by human divers.

Top green awards for student halls

Top green awards for student halls

Wednesday 21 December 2011

University of St Andrews’ residences given gold seal of approval

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University experts to advise on new strategy to boost Scotland’s cities

Friday 16 December 2011

Housing Research Centre at St Andrews to advise government.

MEAT IS MURDER by Christian Vilaire

Morrissey, the uncomfortable superhero

Friday 16 December 2011

Singer likened to the Dark Knight in new collection of comic stories

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Inscription from Staffordshire Hoard provides insight on Anglo-Saxon Christianity

Thursday 15 December 2011

New St Andrews University journal publishes new research into mediaeval treasure find.

Tom Fancett

The adventures of Tom Sauer

Wednesday 14 December 2011

St Andrews students survive Atlantic capsize

Two participants at an event in the MUSA Collections Centre looking at a model eye from the Historic Scientific Instruments Collection.

Next generation to take control of University Museum

Thursday 08 December 2011

St Andrews’ Youth Curator Project to launch in new year.

Social network graph of @mention relationships in a Twitter corpus

Scottish computer expertise proves Twitter innocent in English riots

Thursday 08 December 2011

St Andrews helps analyse millions of riot tweets.

Helping Hands award

Thursday 08 December 2011

Student Caitlin Leach wins award for excellence in supporting students.

Recent graduates Dr Elliot Williams and Elizabeth Carson are congratulated by Dr Martin Campbell of the School of Psychology

First distance graduates make trip to St Andrews to collect diplomas

Wednesday 07 December 2011

Qualification in Adult Special Needs awarded this week.

Police officers dealing with a riot. Photography Jason Conlon (SXC)

I predict a riot

Monday 05 December 2011

"Mad Mobs & Englishmen": Prof Steve Reicher presents...

Tom Sauer and Tom Fancett

Tom Tom to navigate Atlantic Ocean

Monday 05 December 2011

St Andrews Student Tom Sauer to spend Christmas at Sea attempting record-breaking row.

Observatory

University opens doors to other worlds

Friday 02 December 2011

Open night at University of St Andrews observatory.

Hand colored etching by John Leech from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

Tis the season to be political

Thursday 01 December 2011

Why Christmas should be about politics not presents.

Kevin Dunion

University's 50th Rector made Honorary Graduate

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Kevin Dunion awarded honorary degree.

New Professors inducted

New professors inducted

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Formal inductions take place during graduation.

Younger Hall

Laureation address - Kevin Dunion

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

Ali Smith

Laureation address - Ali Smith

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters

Newly graduated students

Graduation address - Dr Anthony Lang

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Graduation address for Wednesday 30 November 2011, 3.30pm.

Karen Armstrong

Laureation address - Karen Armstrong

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters.

Menzies Campbell and St Salvator's Mace

Graduation address - Professor Lorna Milne

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Graduation address for Wednesday 30 November 2011, 12.30pm.

Newly graduated students

Graduation address - Professor James Naismith

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Graduation address for Wednesday 30 November 2011, 9.30am.

Maratta’s depiction of The Crucifixion of St Andrew

Patron saint for 600th anniversary

Wednesday 30 November 2011

Iconic painting of The Crucifixion of St Andrew goes on display in MUSA.

Killer whale

Public urged to help solve mystery of whale calls

Tuesday 29 November 2011

Scientists at the University of St Andrews are asking the public to help them solve the mystery of the way whales communicate.

University of St Andrews crest

Award-winning green campaigner from St Andrews attends UN climate negotiations

Monday 28 November 2011

University environment project campaigner to join world leaders.

An adult male killer whale surfaces nearby in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Queen's award for leading Scottish research unit

Thursday 24 November 2011

The University of St Andrews has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of the work of a world-leading research unit which is helping to further understanding and protection of the oceans.

Grey seal mother and pup ‘playing’. Credit/copyright: Durham University

Maternal behaviour in marine mammals

Wednesday 23 November 2011

How different personalities affect parenting skills in seals.

Dr Malcolm Walsby and Professor Andrew Pettegree

Library treasure hunt leads to world's first bibliography of the 16th century

Tuesday 22 November 2011

University of St Andrews researchers compile inventory of books that shaped the Renaissance.

Mad Mobs and Englishmen?

New book reveals the myths and realities of the English riots this year

Friday 18 November 2011

Experts in crowd behaviour say August riots were not mindless criminality.

Open doors at St Salvator's Quad

Open minds

Thursday 17 November 2011

Free invitation to join in 600 years of learning.

MUSA entrance

‘MUSA and the Arts’ workshops in memory of Professor Ian Kidd

Wednesday 16 November 2011

Free adult art classes inspired by passionate intellect.

Karen Armstrong

The point of religion

Wednesday 16 November 2011

Religious scholar Karen Armstrong to deliver public lecture.

Professor Ulf Leonhardt (Photo: Gillian Gamble)

How to design an invisibility cloak, to be revealed at public lecture

Monday 14 November 2011

University of St Andrews' academic to explain science behind the science fiction.

University Library joins elite group

Friday 11 November 2011

The library at the University of St Andrews has been asked to join an elite group that consists of the top research institutions in the UK and Ireland.

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Linda Grant to speak about her novel to students and public

Friday 11 November 2011

Booker-shortlisted writer to give talk in St Andrews.

Kevin Dunion

Honorary graduates

Thursday 10 November 2011

Former Rector to be honoured with St Andrews Day Graduation.

Sir Menzies Campbell

Launch of the Chancellor's Circle

Thursday 10 November 2011

Sir Menzies Campbell recognises legacy gifts with new society.

Future of Edinburgh International Film Festival debated at prestigious event.

Future of Edinburgh International Film Festival debated at prestigious event

Thursday 10 November 2011

Debate organised by University of St Andrews’ Centre for Film Studies.

University of St Andrews crest

Scottish Varsity game

Thursday 10 November 2011

Hosted by London Scottish FC On St Andrews Day – 30 November 2011, kick off 7.30pm.

University of St Andrews crest

Prestigious workshop on new school curriculum held at University of St Andrews

Thursday 03 November 2011

Event attracts key leaders in sector.

Professor Louise Richardson

Government appointment for St Andrews Principal

Thursday 03 November 2011

Professor Louise Richardson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, has been appointed to the Scottish Government’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).

Želimir Žilnik (Photo: Jdjerich at the English language Wikipedia)

"Banned" filmmaker to present latest work in St Andrews

Tuesday 01 November 2011

Celebrated director returns to Fife after childhood trip as war orphan.

A seal carrying tracking equipment (Photo: RSPCA)

Rehab works, it's official

Tuesday 01 November 2011

RSPCA seal recovery programme hailed a success.

Whisky

Whisky a no-go

Tuesday 01 November 2011

How lasers can detect counterfeit drams.

Alistair Moffat

New Rector of St Andrews announced

Friday 28 October 2011

Alistair Moffat takes on historic University position.

Blonde woman's face

It's written all over their face

Wednesday 26 October 2011

Why a feminine face signals desire for lots of children.

Seton Church

Mediaeval treasures could be uncovered by new research

Monday 24 October 2011

Scotland’s historic churches could be saved by new online database.

Rectorial candidates

Who will be the new rector of St Andrews?

Friday 21 October 2011

Candidates for historic University position announced

Blackboard with a lightbulb idea drawn on it.

Free insight into university work, revealed via lecture series

Thursday 20 October 2011

New weekly talks for public on cutting edge research.

John Cleese

Who will be new Rector of St Andrews?

Thursday 20 October 2011

From Kipling to Cleese, University role goes back to 1859.

Photo:  from right to left:  Dr Laurence Lasselle, Pro Dean of Arts;  Lynn Robertson (Evening Degree 100th Graduate);   Councillor Frances Melville, Provost of Fife Council;  Claire Gorgon, Evening Degree Student of the Year 2010-11;  Nicky Haxell, Evening Degree Co-ordinator.
Photo courtesy of Dawn White Photography, Newport-on-Tay

The 100th student graduates with St Andrews evening degree

Tuesday 11 October 2011

University marks milestone in programme.

‘Living mural’ at University research centre launched

Tuesday 11 October 2011

Scotland’s Chief Scientific Adviser takes her place in the ‘Primate Family Tree’
Climate award - Jamie Peters, Jackie Bird, Gordon Campbell of Alex F Noble & Son Nissan, Glasgow. Courtesy of Daily Record.

Environment campaigner wins prestigious award

Monday 10 October 2011

Climate change role brings national recognition.

News thumb

University of St Andrews student team wins award in business competition

Friday 07 October 2011

Unique website aims to increase public understanding of science.
University of St Andrews crest

University of St Andrews has a lot to celebrate on National Poetry Day

Thursday 06 October 2011

Professor John Burnside wins Forward Poetry Prize

St Andrews among the best 100 in the world

Thursday 06 October 2011

Scotland’s oldest university has been named among the top 100 in the world, according to the latest rankings.

University of St Andrews crest

In Hume's time

Wednesday 05 October 2011

St Andrews expert to participate in Radio 4 discussion.

JazzFest 600 - saxophone at St Salvator's Chapel

600th anniversary celebrations get jazzed up

Wednesday 05 October 2011

The University of St Andrews’ JazzFest 600 kicks off

Female fruit fly

What gets turned on when a female gets “turned on”?

Tuesday 04 October 2011

Hearing sexy songs boosts immune function genes.

University of St Andrews crest

Scottish universities secure €1.25 million funding boost for advanced computing research

Friday 30 September 2011

Researchers at the University of St Andrews and Robert Gordon University have been awarded €1.25 million.

The Rev Jamie Walker

University Chaplain retires after 18 years

Friday 30 September 2011

The Rev Dr Jamie Walker says farewell to the University of St Andrews.

Tom Grimes receiving his award from comedian Kevin Bridges

Student comes up smiling

Friday 30 September 2011

St Andrews student awarded prize by top comedian.

Sir Steve Redgrave

Winning the Olympics is ‘like having a baby’

Thursday 29 September 2011

Sir Steve Redgrave talks to St Andrews students.

Kaleidoscope festival logo

St Andrews 600th celebrations have eye to the Kaleidoscope

Thursday 29 September 2011

New festival celebrates arts, music and sustainability in St Andrews through the eyepiece of University invention.

University of St Andrews crest

Twitter: it's good to talk

Thursday 29 September 2011

Social media websites can help people without speech communicate more naturally.

University of St Andrews crest

Man's damage is ruining our oceans say experts

Tuesday 27 September 2011

Deliberate damage to our oceans is a far greater threat than realised, according to experts at the University of St Andrews.

A bird building a nest

Feathered friends are far from bird-brained

Monday 26 September 2011

Nest-building is not just instinctive but a skill that birds learn from experience, research suggests.

University Library entrance

Future learning

Monday 26 September 2011

St Andrews students welcomed by refurbished library.

Julia Melvin holding a copy of 'James Colquhoun Irvine: St Andrews' Second Founder'

Celebrating St Andrews' second founder

Thursday 22 September 2011

Symposium marks publication of new biography of James Irvine.

World Conference on Marine Biodiversity logo

Controversies of ocean science in spotlight as world marine experts arrive in Aberdeen

Wednesday 21 September 2011

Experts with opposing views on some of most critical issues facing the planet will be in Scotland next week at a major international gathering of 1,000 marine scientists.

Ever to Excel book cover

600th anniversary lecture: Ever to Excel

Wednesday 21 September 2011

Dr Norman Reid to deliver a special lecture on the process of narrating six centuries of striving history.

Male and female guppies

Single wild female

Wednesday 21 September 2011

Think twice before setting free unwanted pet fish, say scientists.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh logo

Young St Andrews academics the ‘talent of the future’

Friday 16 September 2011

St Andrews researchers to form foundations of Young Academy of Scotland.

The St Andrews Prize for the Environment

St Andrews Prize for the Environment

Thursday 15 September 2011

St Andrews environmental challenge offers highest prize value in its history.

Aerial view of St Andrews (photograph: Stephen Evans)

University agrees fees and wide ranging bursaries for students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Friday 09 September 2011

The University of St Andrews has set the level of tuition fee it proposes to charge new undergraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Rest of UK).

University of St Andrews students

St Andrews retains top position in Scotland, according to latest guide

Friday 09 September 2011

The University of St Andrews has been named best in Scotland and 6th in the UK in the latest league table.

Maces on display in MUSA

MUSA seeing stars

Thursday 08 September 2011

Museum of the University of St Andrews now a five star attraction.

University of St Andrews crest

University Court to meet to debate tuition fees

Wednesday 07 September 2011

Decision to be made on RUK students.

Students walking at St Salvator's Chapel

St Andrews named one of top 100 universities

Monday 05 September 2011

Scotland’s oldest university rated among the best.

Professor Robert Crawford

Professor Robert Crawford recognised for high achievement

Wednesday 31 August 2011

St Andrews Professor elected a Fellow of the British Academy.

University of St Andrews crest

University to withdraw from school project

Monday 29 August 2011

The University of St Andrews is to withdraw from a joint project with Fife Council to build a replacement for Madras Secondary School on university land.

Professor Paul Wilkinson

Eulogy for Emeritus Professor Paul Wilkinson

Friday 19 August 2011

Tributes led by former student.

Fulbright Commission

University of St Andrews student receives a place on the prestigious Fulbright Summer Institute to the US

Friday 19 August 2011

Alex Hygate, a student from the University of St Andrews, has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Georgetown University, in Washington D.C.

Candle flames

Candle flames contain millions of tiny diamonds

Thursday 18 August 2011

Diamond particles discovered in candle flames.

Students walking into St Salvator's Quad

St Andrews students the most satisfied in Scotland

Tuesday 16 August 2011

Students at Scotland’s oldest university have once again proclaimed themselves the most satisfied in Scotland.
Professor Paul Wilkinson

Death of Professor Paul Wilkinson

Friday 12 August 2011

Professor Emeritus Paul Wilkinson, a world authority in International Relations and a pioneer of the study of terrorism and political violence, has died. He was 74.

Invisibility cloak

Light speed hurdle to invisibility cloak overcome by student

Tuesday 09 August 2011

An undergraduate student from the University of St Andrews has overcome a major hurdle in the development of invisibility cloaks.

Scene of the Titans

University of St Andrews student set to shine at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Monday 08 August 2011

An inspirational true story of Northern Ireland's first gay-friendly rugby team.

Pregnant woman

Predicting chances of pregnancy could become more accurate

Monday 08 August 2011

New study reveals average hormone levels.

Body Bags / Simonides

Robert Crawford to star at Edinburgh Art Festival

Wednesday 03 August 2011

Poet's writings to appear in photography exhibition.

Dr David Culpin with the book

Lost tale of a forgotten shipwreck discovered

Tuesday 02 August 2011

Lost tale of a forgotten shipwreck discovered.

Dry land

Ethiopian drought may have caused the end of the Egyptian Old Kingdom

Monday 01 August 2011

New research has found scientific evidence of a prolonged dry period 4,000 years ago.

Zebra finches

Being attractive produces more grandchildren

Thursday 21 July 2011

Mothers who have attractive partners produce daughters who have more babies, finds new research.

Charles Darwin

Evolution of the evolutionary mind

Wednesday 20 July 2011

Human mind is not a relic of the Stone Age.

Circa 1860: Spouting water is 'The Great Sea Serpent' as described by Hans Egede, a Norwegian missionary known as the 'Apostle of Greenland'. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Mythical sea creatures can reveal scientific truth

Wednesday 13 July 2011

University of St Andrews expert believes undiscovered giant marine animals probably don't explain sea monster sightings.

Student ambassadors Pamela Forbes and Amelia Bunce with the commemorative collage

The Saltire has flown higher than ever

Friday 08 July 2011

NASA presents the University of St Andrews with a commemorative collage containing a Saltire flag flown aboard the final flight of Space Shuttle Discovery.

The Scientist Best Places to Work in Academia 2011 logo

One of the best places to work

Thursday 07 July 2011

University of St Andrews voted one of the top 10 places to work in academia.

Professor Andrew Mackenzie

St Andrews physicist awarded Mott Medal

Wednesday 06 July 2011

Institute of Physics awards prize to Professor Andrew Mackenzie.

St Andrews helps lead next generation

St Andrews helps lead next generation

Monday 04 July 2011

Ethical and social investigation of internet dating wins St Andrews academic a place amongst Radio 3’s first-ever resident New Generation Thinkers.

Playing card

17th century heraldic playing cards discovered

Friday 01 July 2011

A set of rare 17th century playing cards are discovered by Books Cataloguer at the University of St Andrews.

Professor Bruce Normand

K2 without O2

Tuesday 28 June 2011

Leading physicist cum adventurer tells tales of suffering, selfishness, success and sacrifice on the 8,000m ascent.

Professor Ian Sommerville

Scots software engineering pioneer recognised

Tuesday 28 June 2011

St Andrews academic honoured by International Computer Societies.

Professor Louise Richardson

Graduation address

Saturday 25 June 2011

Graduation address by Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson

Portrait of Sir David Attenborough by Francis Hills

Life in St Andrews

Friday 24 June 2011

Celebrity photographer shoots Attenborough for St Andrews portrait series.

Sir Peter Lampl

Laureation address - Sir Peter Lampl

Friday 24 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science

Professor James Best

Laureation address - Professor James Best

Friday 24 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

Younger Hall

Laureation address - Professor Anthony Cheetham

Friday 24 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science

Graduation address - Stephen Gillespie

Friday 24 June 2011

Graduation address for Wednesday 24 June, 10.30am.

Younger Hall

Laureation address - Dame Stephanie Shirley

Thursday 23 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

Younger Hall

Graduation address - Aaron Quigley

Thursday 23 June 2011

Graduation address for Thursday 23 June, 2.00pm.

Les Murray

Laureation address - Les Murray

Thursday 23 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters

Alastair Reid

Laureation address - Alastair Reid

Thursday 23 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters

Younger Hall

Graduation address - Lorna Hutson

Thursday 23 June 2011

Graduation address for Thursday 23 June 2011, 10.30am.

University of St Andrews crest

St Andrews' success in Times table

Thursday 23 June 2011

The University of St Andrews is named one of the UK's top universities in the Times Good University Guide 2012.

David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough graduates

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Sun comes out for day two.

Sir Steve Redgrave

Laureation address - Sir Steve Redgrave

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

Younger Hall

Graduation address - Brendan Cassidy

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Graduation address for Wednesday 22 June, 2.00pm.

David Attenborough

Laureation address - Sir David Attenborough

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science

Younger Hall

Laureation address - Dr Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science

Younger Hall

Graduation address - David Cole-Hamilton

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Graduation address for Wednesday 22 June, 10.30am.
University of St Andrews crest

University firmly dismisses job cut claims

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Claims are ‘unequivocally false’.

Graduate in the rain

Come rain or shine

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Summer graduations under way.

Younger Hall

Laureation Address - Justice Richard Goldstone

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

Younger Hall

Graduation address - Rev Dr Ian Bradley

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Graduation address for Tuesday 21 June, 2.00pm.
Peter van Inwagen

Laureation Address - Professor Peter van Inwagen

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Divinity

Younger Hall

Graduation address - Katherine Hawley

Tuesday 21 June 2011

Graduation address for Tuesday 21 June, 10.30am.
James Walker

Citation - Reverend Dr James Walker

Tuesday 21 June 2011

University Medal

The gene that encodes Willin is 'switched on'.

New gene named after famous Scottish vet

Friday 17 June 2011

St Andrews researchers identify new gene.

How the Movie Brats Took Over Edinburgh cover

Back to the future

Monday 13 June 2011

Experts say new Director needs to look to the past to secure future of Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Clouds

Soaring to the clouds

Wednesday 08 June 2011

How computing ‘in the clouds’ can save millions for business.

A computer generated impression of the proposed wind farm at Kenly.

University seeks permission to develop wind farm

Thursday 02 June 2011

Boarhills plan aims to offset rising energy costs.

St Andrews student Geordie Stewart has sending a message of thanks to the University

Everest student thanks St Andrews

Wednesday 01 June 2011

Record-beating student pays tribute to University for success.

Sir David Attenborough

The talk of the town

Monday 30 May 2011

Sir David Attenborough to give public lecture as part of the University's 600th anniversary celebrations.

Blood glucose measuring equipment

Improving diabetes care overseas

Friday 27 May 2011

International medics visit St Andrews.

Fiona Bruce

St Andrews treasure hunt in the quad

Thursday 26 May 2011

Antiques Roadshow visits Scotland’s first University

Geordie Stewart at the summit

St Andrews student on top of the world

Thursday 26 May 2011

22-year-old conquers Everest and becomes youngest Scot to complete the seven summits challenge.

Globe

St Andrews praised for energy saving initiatives

Wednesday 25 May 2011

University praised for “exemplary achievement” in energy saving initiatives.

Professor Sibbett receiving the Charles Hard Townes Award from Professor Dainty, the President of the Optical Society of America.

Prestigious award for St Andrews scientist

Friday 20 May 2011

Professor Wilson Sibbett in the limelight for work on lasers.

Younger Hall

St Andrews to honour David Attenborough

Friday 20 May 2011

Summer 2011 honorary degrees announced.

Smiley faces

Measuring what matters

Thursday 19 May 2011

Experts call on new Scottish Government to improve the well-being of the nation.

Space

The search for alien intelligence

Tuesday 17 May 2011

Dr Jill Tarter gives public lecture on the Global Community Search for Evidence of Extra-terrestrial Technology.

View of St Andrews

The Guardian University Guide 2012

Tuesday 17 May 2011

The University of St Andrews has been named one of the top three universities in the UK, according to a new guide published today.

This year's outgoing Bobby Jones scholars, pictured (right of centre) with Vice-Principal Stephen Magee and the current scholars from Emory.

Bobby Jones scholars announced

Wednesday 11 May 2011

‘Exceptional’ students selected for year in Atlanta.

Theatre curtains

Spanish students take to the stage

Friday 06 May 2011

Unique performance is for one night only.

Biolite

Innovative cookstove idea wins $75,000 St Andrews Prize

Thursday 05 May 2011

Prize money totalling $125,000 awarded to three projects under St Andrews Prize for the Environment.

Dr Jane Goodall

Dr Jane Goodall gives reasons for hope

Thursday 05 May 2011

Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace delivers special lecture.

Illustration to Canto 10 of the Inferno from the St Andrews Library Special Collections' copy of the 1596 imprint of the Commedia published in Venice by the Sessa brothers.

Political corruption, hypocrisy and lies

Thursday 05 May 2011

How to deal with the guilty, by Dante.

University of St Andrews crest

University refutes criticism of Centre for Syrian Studies

Wednesday 04 May 2011

Internal report published.

Biscuits with a picture of William and Kate

St Andrews celebrates Royal Wedding

Friday 29 April 2011

Thousands gather at University

HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton

Romance made in St Andrews

Tuesday 26 April 2011

Town and gown to celebrate royal wedding together.

Chris Phillips, Adam Copp and Michael Portillo

St Andrews students win top awards

Thursday 21 April 2011

Two students from the University of St Andrews have won top awards that will see them take up prestigious placements this summer.

Mr Louis Susman delivering his lecture

US Ambassador praises youth

Tuesday 19 April 2011

Mr Louis Susman, the current United States Ambassador to United Kingdom, praised the courage of young people in recent events in the Middle East when he gave a lecture to students and staff in St Andrews this week.

Fireworks

Wonderland in St Andrews

Friday 15 April 2011

On the Rocks 2011 launches.

Sunrise over a planet by gilderm

The stunt that stunted space exploration

Tuesday 12 April 2011

Fifty years after Yuri Gagarin's famous mission, Professor Gerard DeGroot questions the value of his flight for space strategy.

Flag of the USA

US Ambassador to lecture in St Andrews

Monday 11 April 2011

US foreign policy and the role of young people in a changing world.

The University of St Andrews Symphony Orchestra

Young composers sound the 600th

Friday 08 April 2011

Grand finale for University of St Andrews 600th Anniversary Composition Competition.

Globe

Taking action to tackle climate change

Thursday 07 April 2011

St Andrews leads local solutions to global problem.

RAF Tornado in formation (photograph: Nick @ Wikimedia Commons)

University backing for Leuchars

Wednesday 06 April 2011

University of St Andrews joins growing campaign to Keep the RAF in Leuchars.

Flu drugs

£1.6 million not to be sneezed at

Wednesday 06 April 2011

University of St Andrews wins funding for research that may deliver new flu treatments.

Fiona Bruce

BBC One's Antiques Roadshow visits St Andrews

Tuesday 05 April 2011

The Antiques Roadshow will be filming for its 34th series at the University of St Andrews.

Housing

Policy following 2001 riots ‘segregates communities’

Thursday 31 March 2011

Policy aimed at creating mixed neighbourhoods has failed, according to research.

Project Zambia spearheads shipment of donations

Aid to Zambia

Wednesday 30 March 2011

Project Zambia spearheads shipment of donations.

Geordie Stewart at the summit of a mountain

The height of success

Wednesday 23 March 2011

St Andrews student sets out to be youngest Briton to climb Everest.

Illustration of urban development

Urban development key to economic success

Tuesday 22 March 2011

Report says realising the potential of place-making policies are vital for jobs and growth.

Handing over money

You're paying, because I'm more attractive

Tuesday 22 March 2011

Why it pays to look good.

University of St Andrews crest

Violence and childhood

Tuesday 22 March 2011

Youth gang violence in Glasgow and Indian street children under study.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh logo

Trio awarded Fellowship by RSE

Monday 21 March 2011

St Andrews figures recognised for their excellence.

Photo taken by Diane Claridge © Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation 2011

Whales 'scared' by sonars

Wednesday 16 March 2011

But scientists say it's not just sonars that could cause problems for whales.

Lukaya (photo credit: Zanna Clay)

Primate scream

Thursday 03 March 2011

Bonobos make most noise when mating with high ranking partners.

Prince William and Miss Middleton

St Andrews ‘the best University in the world’

Friday 25 February 2011

Prince William and Catherine Middleton come ‘home’.

Prince William declares St Andrews "far and away the best university in the world"

HRH Prince William of Wales - Coming Home

Friday 25 February 2011

HRH Prince William of Wales launches 600th anniversary celebrations

Professor Louise Richardson

Launch of the 600th Anniversary Celebrations

Friday 25 February 2011

Speech by Professor Louise Richardson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor.

Degree certificates

St Andrews to launch scholarship in honour of HRH Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton

Friday 25 February 2011

University to present wedding gift to couple during official visit

600th birthday candles

Birthday messages come flooding in for University of St Andrews' 600th

Friday 25 February 2011

President Clinton leads tributes to Scotland’s first university

Prince William and Catherine Middleton engagement photo call at St James' Palace.

HRH Prince William of Wales to launch University of St Andrews' 600th Anniversary

Monday 14 February 2011

St Andrews alumnus Prince William, accompanied by alumna Miss Catherine Middleton, will return to the University of St Andrews to launch its 600th Anniversary later this month (Friday 25 February 2011).

Sunset at the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo on La Palma, Canary Islands

Scottish astronomers join hunt for new Earth-like planets

Monday 14 February 2011

New instrument to confirm Kepler findings.

Gordon Brown with Louise Richardson and school children

Brown in town

Friday 11 February 2011

Former PM visits University.

'Vanessa' and 'Virginia' (played by Sarah Fullager and Kitty Randle) during rehearsals at The Byre.

Virginia Woolf, the academic

Thursday 10 February 2011

Expert sheds new light on the life of Virginia Woolf.

Schoolchildren and Teacher in Science Class

Science rocks Fife

Monday 07 February 2011

Fife Science Festival kicks off next month.

Studio image of old couple sitting with laptop

The elderly to help researchers tackle 'Big Brother' fears

Friday 28 January 2011

Funding for new research into technology to help people live and age well.

Fiona Bruce

Antiques Roadshow visits St Andrews

Tuesday 25 January 2011

Antiques and fine art specialists seek St Andrews treasures.

Lava

When continents formed

Friday 14 January 2011

Scientists work out age of Earth’s ancient crust.

Cinema

Cinema-goers should look east

Wednesday 12 January 2011

Film scholars suggest most important developments occur in East Asia.

Mr John MacColl

New Librarian appointed

Tuesday 11 January 2011

New Director of Library Services will join the University next month.

Looking good on greens

Monday 10 January 2011

Research suggests eating vegetables gives you a healthy tan.