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Research videos

There is a vast range of research being undertaken at St Andrews. Find out about some of the research recently undertaken by academic staff in these videos.

Professor Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor discusses her research on literature produced in Scotland in Scots and Latin between 1375 and 1707. Also see the DVD edition of the Chepman and Myllar Prints which Professor Mapstone edited.

Professor Rebecca Sweetman, School of Classics, discusses her research on Roman and Late Antique Greece.

Professor Patrick Miller, School of Biology, discusses his research into the living habits of large whales.

Professor Nina Laurie, School of Geography and Sustainable Development, discusses her research and work on indigenous rights, poverty and women trafficking, particularly in Latin America.

Professor Kirstie Ball, School of Management, discusses her research on surveillance (collecting, analysing and processing data) in and around organisations.

Professor Keith Bennett, School of Geography and Sustainable Development, discusses his research on the history and behaviour of organisms on timescales of thousands to millions of years.

Professor James Harris, School of Philosophy, discusses his research on 18th-century British philosophy, and in particular, Scottish philosophy.

Professor Chris Baddeley, School of Chemistry, discusses his research in surface chemistry, an important area of nanoscience.

Professor Brad MacKay, School of Management, discusses his research into the practices and processes involved in the formation and implementation of strategies within organisations.

Professor Bettina Bildhauer, School of Modern Languages, discusses her research on different approaches, particularly before the Englightenment, on the relationship between humans and material objects.

Professor Adrian Finch, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, discusses his research in collecting samples of arctic minerals and analysing their nature and structure to determine if they are economically viable deposits.

Dr Matthew Holden, School of Medicine, discusses his research into bacteria prevalent in hospitals, particularly MRSA.