University of St Andrews

University wins share of £19.5m funding to overhaul social science teaching

Monday 07 October 2013

The University of St Andrews has won a share of £19.5m funding to overhaul teaching in the social sciences. St Andrews is one of fifteen universities across the UK selected to drive forward an ambitious intervention aimed at creating a new generation of social science graduates. The University's share of £812,565 will go towards permanent new staff, summer schools and bursaries aimed at encouraging students to stay on in further education.

The award will be co-ordinated by Professor Stewart Fotheringham, Director of the Centre for GeoInformatics and Dr Urska Demsar, a lecturer in the Centre for GeoInformatics.

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