Crumbling coast: Saving Scotland's heritage
Archaeologists at St Andrews have brought local communities together to find solutions for saving some of Scotland's most endangered historical sites from coastal erosion.
LGBT+ life at St Andrews
For over 40 years the University has supported various LGBT groups at St Andrews who work to promote equality for all staff and students.
What's bad about being good?
Research at St Andrews explores effective altruism, a rapidly growing social movement which encourages us to do the most good we can with the money and time available.
University of St Andrews' scientists have discovered a special type of bacterial binding. Their research suggests it may be possible to prevent some of the world's most dangerous bacteria from latching onto human cells.
Discovering the Chanka
Dr Sabine Hyland, Social Anthropology, has conducted ethnohistorical and ethnographic research on the Chanka people of Peru, including the mysterious communication system consisting of knots on strings called khipus.
St Andrews to Zambia
Each summer, as part of Project Zambia and the Wallace Group IDEALS project, staff and students from the University travel to Zambia to undertake sports coaching, teaching and development work in local communities.
Smart at first sight
Does beauty equal brains? According to a series of psychological studies led by Dr Sean Talamas, we are biased to think attractive people are more intelligent.
The Virginia Woolf letters
A unique collection of handwritten letters, photos and first editions, held in the Special Collection Library, offers insight into Virginia Woolf the writer and also fascinating glimpses into Virginia Woolf the woman.
Creative writers and Chinese speakers from across the University were invited to attend a series of workshops exploring classic Chinese poets.
Sallies Quad, the geographical and historical heart of the University of St Andrews, is the setting for many significant student rites of passage and central to the St Andrews experience.