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Michael Morpurgo and Balmullo schoolchildren

Michael Morpurgo on The Home Front

Award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo held a special event with hundreds of school children to mark the WWI centenary.

19 June 2018Public interest stories

News from St Andrews

Adversity rather than cooperation is behind the large human brain, according to new research from the University's School of Biology.

23 May 2018

“Promoting inclusivity and fairness is my highest priority,” Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor.

8 May 2018

Archerfish, famed for their ability to hunt prey by shooting them down with jets of water, may suffer social inhibition.

15 June 2018

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Hidden burgh: restoring Cupar’s place at the heart of Fife

A comprehensive record of six centuries of a Fife town’s history is set to be catalogued for the first time.

22 June 2018Local community

Award-winning Fife museum to close for redevelopment

The University's award-winning museum will close for a £1.6m expansion that will provide extra exhibition space.

21 June 2018Local community

Ferguson Marine to develop renewables-powered hydrogen ferry – HySeas III

A Scottish shipyard is building the first sea-going ferry fuelled by hydrogen, marking a shift towards emissions-free marine transport.

19 June 2018Public interest stories

Fish suffer stage fright?

Archerfish, famed for their ability to hunt prey by shooting them down with jets of water, may suffer social inhibition.

15 June 2018Research

No pain, no gain: revolutionary innovation comes at a cost

A team of researchers from the School of Biology has generated new insights into how human groups work to solve far-reaching problems together.

13 June 2018Research