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Himalayan lakes are exacerbating glacial melt

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

3 December 2019Research

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

Reach for the stars

How black holes, galaxies and the universe were created are some of the questions inspiring young women to consider a career in STEM.

2 December 2019Public interest stories

Scotland’s patron saint comes home

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 2019Local community

Computer simulations help develop medical treatment for skin conditions

Computer simulations created by researchers at St Andrews could be used to create more effective treatments for tackling medical issues.

28 November 2019Research

St Andrews students combat climate emergency by cutting food waste

Students at the University of St Andrews have ditched trays to cut food waste and combat climate emergency.

27 November 2019University news

St Andrews women honoured by the Queen

A leading international human rights expert and a former Rector have received their OBEs from Prince William at Buckingham Palace.

27 November 2019Awards

Scientists develop new method to estimate seal breeding frequency

New research, led by SMRU develops method to better record breeding histories of seals, allowing for improved fecundity calculations.

21 November 2019Research

Rowing for better mental health

Charity campaigner and fundraiser, Phil Packer, was in St Andrews as part of his latest fundraising campaign, Row Britannia.

20 November 2019Fundraising

Celebrate Christmas with St Andrews

Traditional carols will again bring a special festive atmosphere to this year’s Alumni Carol Service on Thursday 5 December.

20 November 2019Events