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House size a factor in tackling global climate emergency

New research reveals that ambitious global climate change targets must factor in that average space per person is increasing in homes.

17 December 2019Research

Alzheimer’s memory discovery

Scientists from have discovered the functions of the area of the brain in which Alzheimer’s begins, offering hope for future treatment.

12 December 2019Research

University receives £3.4m Templeton Foundation grant

The School of Divinity has secured a Templeton Foundation grant of £3.4m for the creation of a free online encyclopaedia of theology.

11 December 2019Awards

Vital mountain water supplies threatened by climate change

Growing demand and climate change are threatening naturally occurring water systems and putting the water supply of billions at risk.

9 December 2019Research

Himalayan lakes are exacerbating glacial melt

The rate glaciers are melting in the Himalaya is being accelerated by lakes formed by glacial retreat new research has found.

3 December 2019Research

Minister launches blue carbon citizen science project

Natural Environment Minister Mairi Gougeon joined primary school children for the launch of a blue carbon citizen science project.

2 December 2019Public interest stories

Reach for the stars

How black holes, galaxies and the universe were created are some of the questions inspiring young women to consider a career in STEM.

2 December 2019Public interest stories

Scotland’s patron saint comes home

A fully restored statue of Scotland’s patron saint by world-renowned sculptor Sir John Steell takes pride of place in St Andrews.

30 November 2019Local community

Computer simulations help develop medical treatment for skin conditions

Computer simulations created by researchers at St Andrews could be used to create more effective treatments for tackling medical issues.

28 November 2019Research

St Andrews students combat climate emergency by cutting food waste

Students at the University of St Andrews have ditched trays to cut food waste and combat climate emergency.

27 November 2019University news