The University of St Andrews provides a supportive environment for researchers who can make use of world-class resources found both within the University and those shared with our partners.
There are a number of research committees and forums which influence University policy and practice and ensure research standards are being met.
The University supports a large number of world-class, often cross-disciplinary or cross-institutional, research centres and institutes.
The University is committed to adhering to the highest standards of research integrity and ethics. UTREC and AWERB oversee all research involving humans and animals to ensure that it meets University standards.
The University has a strong track record of business engagement, with St Andrews researchers working with companies across diverse sectors, encompassing everything from large multinationals to micro-SMEs.
The University is an enthusiastic supporter of the Scottish Funding Council strategy of developing research pooling across Scottish higher education institutions.
Research degrees include the MPhil, PhD, DLang, EngD, MSc (Res) and MSt (Res) and require either a good undergraduate degree for the Faculty of Science, or a Masters degree for the Faculties of Arts and Divinity.
The University is committed to promoting and supporting an open and diverse community.
The University has a range of policies in place to ensure the wellbeing of all staff and students. The wellbeing and engagement group also regularly organise activities, events and promotions around different health and wellbeing themes.
Our experts can speak about and provide insight into a wide range of topics. Press members can get in touch with any of our experts to understand their area of expertise better or to learn more about the research taking place at the University.