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Public concern about smartphone location tracking to combat Covid-19

Public concern over the use of SLT could jeopardise governments’ efforts to slow the spread of Covid-19 using surveillance technologies.

12 May 2020Covid-19

Household factors may exacerbate Covid-19 health risks

Household factors make some households more vulnerable to the effects of Covid-19, according to a new study carried out at St Andrews.

5 May 2020Covid-19

St Andrews secures Covid-19 research projects

The University has been awarded three research projects as part of the Scottish Government’s Covid-19 Rapid Research programme.

5 May 2020Covid-19

Climate change impact greater on marine systems

New international research reveals warming in temperate regions leads to species gains at sea, but not on land.

4 May 2020Research

Nest-building style reflects birds’ early experience

How birds build their first nest depends on the environment in which they grew up, according to new research from St Andrews.

1 May 2020Research

Consumer spending severely hit by Covid-19

Consumer spending in Great Britain dropped by more than 32 per cent in the run up to the government-imposed lockdown.

29 April 2020Covid-19

St Andrews students donate vital PPE for NHS

Students from St Andrews have donated vital personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies for use by care workers and NHS staff in Fife.

29 April 2020Covid community response

New Scottish drug shows promise in battle against Covid-19

A new anti-viral drug developed by University spin out, Pneumagen, has had positive results in laboratory tests against Covid-19.

28 April 2020Covid-19

Bats to shine a light on human language

The way bats communicate is to form part of a £1.5m seven-year study to shed light on the evolution of human language.

27 April 2020Research

St Andrews launches University Community Fund

The University has launched a £30,000-a-year Community Fund to support groups and activities in St Andrews and the surrounding area.

24 April 2020Covid community response