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University Public Meeting rescheduled

University Public Meeting rescheduled

The Annual Public Meeting planned for Saturday 17 April has been rescheduled as a mark of respect for the funeral of HRH Prince Philip.

Death of Prince Philip

Death of Prince Philip

Principal Professor Sally Mapstone has written to all staff and students following the announcement of the death of HRH The Prince Philip.

Two major grants for St Andrews

Two major grants for St Andrews

Top research grants have been awarded to academics at the University of St Andrews by a major national funding body.

Scottish Government Appointment

Scottish Government Appointment

Professor Bill Austin from the Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI) has been appointed Chair of the Scottish Blue Carbon Forum.

Separating sex and gender

Separating sex and gender

Patients' sex and gender are being confused by doctors at the risk of reducing the effectiveness of treatment.

Cultural lives of animals

Cultural lives of animals

The idea that only humans have culture is challenged by a leading expert in animal behaviour.

University scoops Green Gown Awards

University scoops Green Gown Awards

The University of St Andrews scooped three awards at the Green Gown Awards for the UK & Ireland earlier this month (Wednesday 24 March).

University public meeting

University public meeting

All members of the St Andrews community are invited to join the University's Annual Public Meeting for 2021, to be held via MS Teams.

Hands off

Hands off

New research led by St Andrews reports that human hands are not required in order to be able to do clever things.

Chromebooks for kids

Chromebooks for kids

Children of staff members across the University have been given free laptops and digital devices to use for home-schooling.

Scotland's Place in the World

Scotland's Place in the World

A ground-breaking new book examining Scotland's foreign policy footprint by Stephen Gethins sets out Scotland's place in the world.

For he's a jolly good Fellow

For he's a jolly good Fellow

Strategic management expert from the University of St Andrews elected Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences.

Zinc key to diabetes treatments

Zinc key to diabetes treatments

Researchers at the University of St Andrews say a greater understanding of how zinc is handled in our body could lead to improved treatments.

Graduation Summer 2021

Graduation Summer 2021

In an email today (Friday 26 February), Principal Sally Mapstone informed staff and students that Graduation ceremonies will be postponed.

Student satisfaction improves

Student satisfaction improves

Students have given lecturers a vote of confidence after a study found that teaching satisfaction levels increased despite the pandemic.

BAME Covid study

BAME Covid study

The UK's first and largest survey on the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of ethnic and religious minority people launched this month.

Semester 2 - important information

Semester 2 - important information

The Principal emailed all students and staff today (10 February) to announce that teaching and assessment will remain online for semester 2.

Principal's Candlemas message

Principal's Candlemas message

The Principal's message to all staff and students as Candlemas semester begins (28 January 2021).

Fewer accidents in capital since 20mph limit

Fewer accidents in capital since 20mph limit

The number of road traffic collisions (RTCs) in Edinburgh has decreased since a 20mph speed limit was introduced, according to research.

Common eyesight myth demystified

Common eyesight myth demystified

New research from St Andrews finds that a common eye condition has little or no impact on an aspect of a person's 3-Dimensional perception.

Principal's Covid message

Principal's Covid message

Advice for students and staff as national restrictions tighten

Humpback whales impacted by climate change

Humpback whales impacted by climate change

The breeding success of humpback whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence has fallen significantly, according to a new study led by the University.

Principal's Covid message

Principal's Covid message

Advice for students and staff as national restrictions tighten

Can Do Christmas for St Andrews students

Can Do Christmas for St Andrews students

The University is laying on a host of special events and activities for students who are staying in St Andrews over the Christmas break.

Warm oceans helped first human migration

Warm oceans helped first human migration

New research reveals significant changes to the circulation of the North Pacific and its impact on the initial migration of humans.

Three major awards made to St Andrews

Three major awards made to St Andrews

Three top research grants have been awarded to academics at the University of St Andrews by a major national funding body.

St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2021

St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2021

The University today (St Andrews Day, 30 November) announces the call for entries for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2021.

The smell of cooperation

The smell of cooperation

Rats can smell whether another rat is worth helping, according to new research involving the University of St Andrews.