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Roxani's essay in 'I Remember' Covid memorial

Roxani's essay in 'I Remember' Covid memorial

A St Andrews International Relations lecturer specialising in the politics of love and care has made a major contribution to I Remember - Scotland's Covid memorial

Chimpanzees learn by looking

Chimpanzees learn by looking

Chimps learn by watching each other, according to research from St Andrews and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Bobby Jones Scholars announced

Bobby Jones Scholars announced

The University announced the selection of four students who will spend the next academic year studying at Emory University as part of a special scholarship.

Protect marine mammal habitats

Protect marine mammal habitats

An international conservation initiative has identified new Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean.

Fake news feeds on inattention

Fake news feeds on inattention

Research from St Andrews reveals how misinformation producers exploit inattentive readers, who are more likely to click on false news.

Buses promote travel scheme

Buses promote travel scheme

A striking bus-side advertising scheme showcasing the carbon saved by St Andrews students and staff has been launched.

RSE honours St Andrews academics

RSE honours St Andrews academics

Seven exceptional St Andrews academics have been awarded research grants by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

St Andrews secures £2m green hydrogen funding

St Andrews secures £2m green hydrogen funding

The University of St Andrews has been awarded funding by the Wolfson Foundation to enable the development of green hydrogen technologies.

Free drop-in vaccination clinics

Free drop-in vaccination clinics

The drop-in clinics will take place in the Students' Association Building and will run from Tuesday 30 January to Friday 2 February, between 9am and 3pm.

Funds for Fife projects

Funds for Fife projects

The University launched the first round of this year's Community Fund to support projects across Fife with awards of up to £3000.

Exhibit on ancient Iranian culture

Exhibit on ancient Iranian culture

A snake man and a bird goddess are among the objects on display in a new exhibition exploring one of the world's oldest cultures.

Café offers repairs and advice

Café offers repairs and advice

The first St Andrews Repair and Advice Café launched this week with those needing items fixed queuing up at the door.

Principal's start of semester message

Principal's start of semester message

Principal Professor Dame Sally Mapstone FRSE wrote to all staff and students on Monday 8 January ahead of the start of the Candlemas Semester.

African raptors in decline

African raptors in decline

An international team of researchers has found that Africa's birds of prey are facing an extinction crisis.

New Year Honours

New Year Honours

Three St Andrews academics have been recognised in the King's New Year Honours List 2023 for their services to education, mathematics and literature.

The quest for enlichenment

The quest for enlichenment

While Rudolph's red nose may help guide Santa's sleigh, it's a reindeer's excellent night vision that allows them to locate their dinner.

Statement from the Court of the University of St Andrews

Statement from the Court of the University of St Andrews

The University Court is to commission an independent external investigation to address questions raised about the role and recent actions of the University Rector, Stella Maris.

Optics Ambassadors announced

Optics Ambassadors announced

A St Andrews early career researcher has been named as an emerging leader in the optics and photonics community.

St Andrews ranked in top 100 in sustainability report

St Andrews ranked in top 100 in sustainability report

The University has been recognised for its sustainability work in the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability report, leaping an impressive 57 places to rank joint 86th.

Graduations celebrations

Graduations celebrations

More than 1000 students from 68 different countries walked across the stage in Younger Hall during winter graduation ceremonies.

Message from the Principal and the Rector

Message from the Principal and the Rector

University of St Andrews Principal, Professor Dame Sally Mapstone FRSE, and Rector of the University, Stella Maris, issued an update to all staff and students today (Monday 27 November).

Alizanza Ceibo take Prize

Alizanza Ceibo take Prize

A non-profit alliance of Indigenous nationalities has won the $100,000 St Andrews Prize for the Environment.

Rapid Prototyping Centre opening

Rapid Prototyping Centre opening

University of St Andrews Quaestor and Factor (COO) Derek Watson MBE today officially opened the Rapid Prototyping Centre (RPC) at Eden Campus (Wednesday 22 November 2023).

Winter graduation celebrations in St Andrews

Winter graduation celebrations in St Andrews

The scene is set for celebrations in St Andrews next week as students and honorary graduates gather for winter graduation ceremonies.

Travel scheme saves £700,000

Travel scheme saves £700,000

A pioneering project between St Andrews and bus giant Stagecoach offering 75% off bus travel has cut costs and cut carbon.

All set for winter graduation

All set for winter graduation

A famous author, a Scots percussionist, a theatre director, and a highly regarded greenkeeper will be honoured at winter graduation.

Are we alone in the Universe?

Are we alone in the Universe?

Researchers from St Andrews, Germany and the USA join forces in a European Research Council funded project searching for life-friendly exoplanets..

The eyes have it

The eyes have it

"You are what you wear" is actually true, according to new research led by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Update on conflict in Gaza and Israel

Update on conflict in Gaza and Israel

University of St Andrews Principal, Professor Dame Sally Mapstone FRSE, and President of the Students' Association Barry Will, issued a joint message on the conflict in Gaza and Israel.

New molecule detects viruses

New molecule detects viruses

A PhD researcher studying microbes in the human gut has discovered a new molecule that acts as a 'distress signal' when viruses are detected.

No place like foam

No place like foam

Students gather to take part in the traditional Raisin Monday foam fight.