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Minister launches blue carbon citizen science project

Natural Environment Minister Mairi Gougeon joined primary school children for the launch of a blue carbon citizen science project.

2 December 2019Public interest stories

News from St Andrews

The rate glaciers are melting in the Himalaya is being accelerated by lakes formed by glacial retreat new research has found.

3 December 2019

A fully restored statue of Scotland’s patron saint by world-renowned sculptor Sir John Steell takes pride of place in St Andrews.

30 November 2019

SMRU has developed a new method to better record breeding histories of seals, allowing for improved fecundity calculations.

21 November 2019

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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

I’ll scratch yours if you scratch mine: how rats help each other out

Rats are happy to help each other out, but only if another rat helps them out first, according to new research from St Andrews and Bern.

15 January 2020Research

Scientists to investigate impact of climate and coastal change on world’s most prestigious golf courses

St Andrews scientists will study the impact of climate change and coastal erosion on the world’s most prestigious golf courses.

10 January 2020Awards

Oldest known city view of Venice discovered

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

6 January 2020Research

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