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New spin on galaxy rotation

New spin on galaxy rotation

An international group of astronomers, led by a St Andrews physicist, has revived an alternative gravity theory.

Dolphin senses

Dolphin senses

St Andrews researchers have found that dolphins have a unique sense of taste that allows them to identify family and friends.

St Andrews launches solar farm

St Andrews launches solar farm

Cabinet Secretary opens St Andrews solar farm in a significant step towards the University's net zero targets.

Research Excellence

Research Excellence

More than 88% of research carried out at St Andrews is world-leading or internationally excellent, according to the results of REF 2021.

Relay good piano players

Relay good piano players

A collective of piano scholars and students will take part in a rare relay performance at the University of St Andrews later this month in a unique musical experience.

Tennis aces for St Andrews

Tennis aces for St Andrews

Saints Sport Tennis Club at the University of St Andrews has won two prestigious Tennis Scotland Awards.

Scotland's Future Series gets underway

Scotland's Future Series gets underway

A new project to stimulate discussion and debate around Scotland's future has taken its first major step by awarding funding to nine unique projects.

May Dip returns

May Dip returns

Students gathered at the East Sands at dawn today (Sunday 1 May 2022) to take part in the traditional May Dip.

University leads new think tank

University leads new think tank

St Andrews is one of three Scottish Universities taking the helm of a dynamic new global affairs institute.

Zambian children benefit from recycled IT

Zambian children benefit from recycled IT

Zambian families and organisations will benefit from recycled IT this summer thanks to the University and Reusing IT.

Teaching Excellence Awards 2022

Teaching Excellence Awards 2022

Top teachers at the University of St Andrews have been recognised by colleagues and students at the Teaching Excellence Awards 2022.

New rowing competition

New rowing competition

A new rowing competition between the four home nations is coming to St Andrews this summer.

Rector's traditional 'drag' returns to town

Rector's traditional 'drag' returns to town

Dr Leyla Hussein OBE participated in the traditional 'student drag' ahead of her formal installation as the 54th Rector of the University of St Andrews today (Thursday 14 April).

Royal appointment for Professor Jo Sharp

Royal appointment for Professor Jo Sharp

Jo Sharp, Professor of Geography at the University of St Andrews, has been appointed as Geographer Royal for Scotland.

Laidlaw Music Centre hits the high note

Laidlaw Music Centre hits the high note

The University of St Andrews officially marked the opening of its world-leading Laidlaw Music Centre on Saturday 2 April.

Covid update April 2022

Covid update April 2022

Email to all staff and students from University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sally Mapstone FRSE, on Friday 1 April 2022.

Consumers underestimate annual spend by £3,900

Consumers underestimate annual spend by £3,900

Consumers in the UK, US and Canada underestimate their future expenses by an average of £75 per week, the equivalent of £3,900 a year, new research from the University of St Andrews shows.

Standing with Ukraine

Standing with Ukraine

More than 1000 people gathered on the West Sands to form a line in the sand as a display of opposition to the war.

Water Polo champions

Water Polo champions

The University of St Andrews women's water polo team have won the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championship for a second time.

Harmonious vocals to make Music Centre sing

Harmonious vocals to make Music Centre sing

Award-winning vocal ensemble, the Gesualdo Six, will join St Salvator's Chapel Choir for a concert at the University's innovative new music centre next month.

Four they are jolly good Fellows

Four they are jolly good Fellows

A philosopher, a genomic epidemiologist, a historian and a biologist from the University of St Andrews have been announced as new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

Underwater noise pollution threat to marine life

Underwater noise pollution threat to marine life

A breakthrough study by a specialist European research team shows man-made underwater noise pollution is picked up by whales in a similar way they sense natural predators.

A sulphurous death for unlucky dinosaurs

A sulphurous death for unlucky dinosaurs

Climate cooling associated with sulphur gases directly contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs, research at St Andrews has found.

Covid update March 2022

Covid update March 2022

Email to all staff and students from University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sally Mapstone FRSE, on Thursday 17 March 2022.

What Were You Wearing?

What Were You Wearing?

The University is hosting an exhibition that aims to shatter the myth that sexual assault can be attributed to a person's choice of clothes.

Ukraine Hardship Appeal

Ukraine Hardship Appeal

An appeal to raise funds to support St Andrews students affected by the war in Ukraine raised £75,000 in just a few hours.

Principal's Ukraine update

Principal's Ukraine update

Email from the Principal to all staff and students on how the University is responding to the war in Ukraine.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

St Andrews interviews some of its academic women as part of International Women's Day.

St Andrews Environment Prize

St Andrews Environment Prize

The University launches its annual global Prize for the Environment today (Monday 7 March).

Arctic seal pups learn to live on the edge

Arctic seal pups learn to live on the edge

Young harp seals diving for the first time can adapt their behaviour depending on local environmental conditions, according to new research at the University of St Andrews.

Vigil for Ukraine

Vigil for Ukraine

Members of the University community stand together in unity against aggression and violence.

Community Fund opens

Community Fund opens

The University has launched Round 2 of this year's Community Fund to support groups and community activities across Fife.

Love in the time of conflict

Love in the time of conflict

Putting love at the heart of research could help shift our understanding of conflict and peace, according to new research co-led by the University of St Andrews.

Tax abuse research

Tax abuse research

New research led by the University of St Andrews reveals that millions of lives around the world could be improved by tackling global tax abuse.

Violin 'surgery sessions'

Violin 'surgery sessions'

A leading Scottish violinist is to lend his expertise to local musicians following his upcoming concert at the University of St Andrews.

Map of Scotland on display

Map of Scotland on display

The first map of Scotland detailing the Kingdom of the Scots is on display at the University of St Andrews.