St Andrews to host one of its biggest-ever academic conferences
More than 800 leading academic minds in religion and theology are set to visit St Andrews for what will be one of the largest academic conferences ever held in the town.
Ethnic minorities most affected by long-term pollution in the UK, study suggests
A new study by researchers at the University of St Andrews suggests that ethnic minorities non-UK-born individuals are more affected by higher exposure to air pollution than the rest of the UK population.
Former Polish soldier's studies at St Andrews recognised
The University welcomed back a special guest to tell the story and celebrate the life of Polish soldiers stationed in North East Fife during World War II.
Interactive summer exhibition explores the traits we share with animals
Visitors are being encouraged to talk like a chimpanzee, sing like a whale and think like a dog at the University of St Andrews' Wardlaw Museum this summer.
Life on Earth quickly became independent from lightning as a nitrogen source, says new study
Lightning's role in making nitrogen available for life on Earth may have been relatively short-lived, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of St Andrews Centre for Exoplanet Science.
Long shadow of war
A haunting new art installation inspired by a Polish family's wartime odyssey across three continents will open on Thursday 25 May at the Wardlaw Museum.
Alien species visits St Andrews
Byre Theatre show highlighted the devastating effects of plastic waste on the planet.
The University welcomed Scotland's brightest young researchers and professionals for the 2023 RSE Young Academy Scotland (YAS) Spring Plenary meeting.
Graduation ceremonies June 2023
Leading figures from science, sport and journalism will join St Andrews' summer graduation celebrations.
Reflections on exile
Artists from Afghanistan, Georgia, Palestine and Yemen will reflect on their experiences of exile and displacement in a new exhibition across St Andrews this June.
PING Golf Kit Partner
The University has formed a new partnership with internationally renowned golf brand PING, who will be the official Golf Kit Partner of the University's Golf Programme, Saints Golf.
Researchers make indoor light energy breakthrough for wearable health sensors
Researchers at the University of St Andrews have made significant progress towards powering wearable health sensors through indoor artificial light energy.
Plans for 700 new beds in town
The University is to press ahead with plans to provide an extra 700 student beds in town to help take the pressure off the private rental market.
A team of academics paid a visit to Kyiv recently, meeting with key members of the Ukrainian government, academics, NGOs and the HALO Trust.
Salt delivery from the Indian Ocean helped end the ice ages
Scientists from St Andrews have discovered the source of warm super salty water that rushed up the Atlantic 15,000 years ago, ushering in the end of the last Ice Age
Global university partners sign Memorandum of Understanding
Memorandum of Understanding lays the foundation to foster multilateral collaboration across education, research, leadership and innovation.
British Academy Awards
Three academics are among the recipients of almost £8m in British Academy research funding for SHAPE projects.
Phoenix from the ashes
The Biomedical Sciences (BMS) facility was officially re-opened four years after a devastating fire ripped through the hi-tech laboratories.
May Dip 2023
Students gathered at the East Sands at dawn to take part in the traditional May Dip.
Former St Andrews student says plans to scrap 'not proven' a victory for rape survivors
Former St Andrews student says the scrapping of the controversial Not Proven verdict shows victims' voices have finally been heard.
Heart injury biomarker may help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalisation, new study shows
A new study suggests that a frequently used medical test for heart injury could be used to help Covid-19 patients avoid hospitalisation.
Response to The Times
Copy of response to Mark Smith and The Times sent on Thursday 20 April 2023.
Music key to the spiritual?
Ambitious scientific study seeks to demonstrate a direct link between music and spirituality.
'Lost' manuscript published
A 'lost' novel has been published almost 70 years after it was written by Willa Muir, thanks to Special Collections.
Accountants' tricks identify cheating scientists
Auditing practices from the finance industry can be adapted to identify academic fraud, according to new research by the University of St Andrews.
New study reveals 'invisible' glacier loss in the greater Himalaya
Unaccounted for glacier mass loss equivalent to more than 1000 times the total number of elephants living in the world went unaccounted for due to the inability of satellites to see underwater glacier changes.
Human impact on biodiversity
St Andrews scientists discover that widespread species increase the number of sites they occupy, whereas more narrowly distributed species decline.
Loyal Address to the King
A delegation from the University took part in a long-held tradition at Buckingham Palace last week (Thursday 9 March).
Environment Prize 2023
University marks 25 years of supporting sustainable global projects with annual contest.
Making Net Zero Scotland a reality
The Centre for Energy Ethics has been awarded a £600,000 grant by the Scottish Funding Council to lead a new research collaboration on energy and sustainability.
Golf for health
A pioneering health initiative has been piloted in Fife with golf being 'prescribed' for individuals to encourage a more active lifestyle.