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News archive 2017


Dressing to Remember

Thursday 20 April 2017

St Andrews researcher to highlight Dementia with vintage fashion show


Celebrating a ten-year relationship with Santander

Thursday 20 April 2017

More than £1 million to benefit students


Lost writing of the Inkas discovered

Thursday 20 April 2017

St Andrews anthropologist finds first phonetic Inka writing


Teaching Excellence Awards 2017

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Staff recognised for outstanding contribution


Fish pool their experience to solve problems collectively

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Implications for business and bio-inspired swarm robotics

Better than birdie for Saints golfers

Friday 14 April 2017

First year St Andrews student claims BUCS Order of Merit

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Dressing to remember

Friday 14 April 2017

St Andrews researcher to highlight Dementia with vintage fashion show


Cycling distinction for St Andrews

Wednesday 12 April 2017

University wins cycle-friendly accolade


New research centre to inform housing policy in the UK

Thursday 06 April 2017

St Andrews key partner in independent centre


Booker Prize-nominated author comes to St Andrews

Monday 03 April 2017

George Macrae Burnet present 'His Bloody Project' in a public lecture and in conversation with Principal Professor Sally Mapstone


St Andrews Prize for the Environment

Wednesday 22 March 2017

2017 Finalists Announced


10 Days On The Rocks

Friday 31 March 2017

The largest student-run arts festival in Scotland returns to St Andrews


Aggressor or protector?

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Whether women view men as aggressors or protectors predicts their masculinity preferences

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Living and Learning in St Andrews

Monday 27 March 2017

New museum gallery explores lives of University students


Newly-discovered peatlands must be protected to prevent climate change

Monday 20 March 2017

Commercial agriculture also threatens iconic species


New tennis centre to breed future champions

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Four-court arena to be built in St Andrews to encourage more people to play tennis at all levels


New technology reveals old Edinburgh

Friday 17 March 2017

St Andrews research brings 16th Century capital back to life


SWiM: an evolution in one-handed texting

Friday 17 March 2017

Shape Writing in Motion


Running away from Einstein

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Galaxies flying away faster than current theory allows


Exposure for hidden learning

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Award-winning artwork inspired by women in science at University of St Andrews


Biogenic haze formation fuelled planetary oxidation

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Revealing the hazy details of the Great Oxidation Event


Farming in Fife in the 1800s

Monday 13 March 2017

Local farmer’s diary provides fascinating insight into daily life in the 19th century


St Andrews researchers help secure survival of the Baltic Sea harbour porpoise

Wednesday 08 March 2017

World’s largest ever acoustic wildlife survey helps shape conservation


Woody Woodpecker laughs in the face of politics

Wednesday 08 March 2017

New evidence suggests birds have mastered cooperative living


Celebrating four decades of Transatlantic scholarship

Tuesday 07 March 2017

St Andrews students chosen for a year of study in the United States


MSP marks Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Tuesday 07 March 2017

Willie Rennie meets University of St Andrews apprentices


Research into seal population decline takes centre stage at World Mobile Congress

Monday 27 February 2017

Sea Mammal Research Unit at the cutting edge of technology


University bid for 500 Tay Cities Deal jobs

Monday 27 February 2017

St Andrews has "ambitious" plans for the redevelopment of Eden Campus


Government funding for St Andrews Community Carbon Challenge

Friday 24 February 2017

Bid to reduce carbon emissions by 600 tonnes


Families at war

Wednesday 22 February 2017

The struggle between maternal and paternal genes is real, say researchers


Access scheme opens door to University of St Andrews

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Summer Schools offer university experience


You’re hired!

Tuesday 21 February 2017

St Andrews Apprenticeship scheme marks ten years with latest recruitment drive


St Andrews scientist awarded Polar Medal

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Former director of SMRU recognised for his research on the ecology of seals


The Art of Religion

Friday 17 February 2017

Arts project teams researchers and composers with Sir James MacMillan


Promoting museum participation in remote Scotland, Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Value of community museums focus of major international study


RSE Honour for St Andrews Academics

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Two St Andrews academics join the Royal Society of Edinburgh


Dolphin population will take 40 years to recover from Deepwater Horizon disaster

Monday 13 February 2017

New international study highlights ongoing damage to marine mammals


Hisham Matar discusses tale of dissidents and betrayal

Thursday 09 February 2017

Booker Prize nominated author delivers free public lecture


PRIDE of St Andrews

Wednesday 08 February 2017

Fife’s longest-running LGBT+ Pride Parade invites community involvement


Nitrogen Revolution: study breathes new life into 2.3 billion year old ‘Great Oxidation Event’

Tuesday 07 February 2017

Nitrogen captured in ancient rocks from South Africa provides fresh insights into the co-evolution of Earth and life


Lizards and Ladders

Monday 06 February 2017

First evidence of how early social environment affects lizard learning

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The Liberal University and its Enemies

Friday 03 February 2017

Remembering the longest rectorial address ever delivered and revisiting its themes


St Andrews and the UK Teaching Excellence Framework

Thursday 26 January 2017

University to take part in new national appraisal of teaching quality


New research debunks honey bee pesticide study

Monday 23 January 2017

Agrochemical company’s findings “misleading”


Humanity through the lens of the Universe

Monday 23 January 2017

Multidisciplinary centre for exoplanet science to study what makes humanity ‘special’


Deputy First Minister’s commitment to diversity and equality in education

Thursday 19 January 2017

Address to education conference at University of St Andrews


University to unveil plans for new music centre

Friday 13 January 2017

£8m building proposed in heart of town


Arclight – a medical revolution

Thursday 12 January 2017

Device could save the sight of millions


New mapping reveals vast peatlands in the Congo Basin

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Area almost twice the size of Scotland


St Andrews excavations uncover valuable archaeology

Monday 09 January 2017

Pottery and flint tools reveal ancient trade


Around 60 remain of the world’s most threatened porpoise

Thursday 05 January 2017

Endangered species threatened by illegal fishing