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Kate Rudy in the highlands building a tower of stones

Accolade for St Andrews academic

Professor Kathryn Rudy of the School of Art History is to receive one of the most prestigious humanities awards in Scotland.

15 January 2020Awards

News from St Andrews

A new uncrackable security system created by researchers at St Andrews, KAUST and CUP Sciences will revolutionise communications privacy.

20 December 2019

A researcher from the University of St Andrews has unearthed the oldest known city view of Venice, dating from the 14th century.

6 January 2020

The Calanais Virtual Reconstruction Project has uncovered a potential link between ancient stone circles and the forces of nature.

23 December 2019

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University awarded over £600k in prestigious research funding

Three researchers from the University of St Andrews have been awarded research funding totalling over £620,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

31 December 2019Awards

From parchment to phone

A historian’s detective work to restore a medieval prayer book has its foot in both old and new technologies with an innovative new book.

26 December 2019Research

Stem cell technology offers new insight into MND

Scientists at St Andrews and Edinburgh have identified a specific type of cell in the human body which can cause motor neurons to fail.

17 December 2019Research

House size a factor in tackling global climate emergency

New research reveals that ambitious global climate change targets must factor in that average space per person is increasing in homes.

17 December 2019Research

Alzheimer’s memory discovery

Scientists from have discovered the functions of the area of the brain in which Alzheimer’s begins, offering hope for future treatment.

12 December 2019Research