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Women in Science

Promoting the activities and successes of women working in science at the University of St Andrews. Read more

Interdisciplinary science at the cutting edge

Internationally recognised science at the interface of biology, chemistry, physics and medicine.

External view of new BSRC annex in June 2011

BSRC building wins top award for sustainability

Only building in Scotland with BREEAM Outstanding status. Read more

BSRC research paves the way for lassa fever vaccine

Major honour for BSRC Director elected to the Royal Society

Professor Jim Naismith cited for "stunning" structural biology work and "profound chemical insight". Read more


The School of Biology performs internationally-recognised research at the leading edge of the biological and biomedical sciences.


The School of Chemistry carries out cutting-edge research in key areas and interfaces in the chemical and biochemical sciences.


The School of Medicine undertakes important research in various aspects of molecular medicine, psychology and community health.


The School of Physics and Astronomy performs world-leading research in astrophysics, condensed-matter physics and photonics.