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Ammonium fertilised early life on Earth

A team of international scientists, led by St Andrews, has demonstrated a new source of food for early life on the planet.

20 May 2019Research

Harsh environments reduce disgust

Levels of disgust drop in just days when people are exposed to a harsh environment, new research carried out at the St Andrews has found.

8 May 2019Research

Sea serpent sightings influenced by ancient marine reptile fossil finds

Sea monster sightings in the 19th century were influenced by the discovery of ancient reptile fossils, according to St Andrews research.

23 April 2019Research

Yorkshire female entrepreneurs take centre stage in Summer Showcase

Research from St Andrews will shine a light on the impact of Yorkshire women as part of the British Academy annual Summer Showcase 2019.

16 April 2019Research

Threads, War and Conflict: Textile resistance

Textiles, which tell stories of violence and resistance during conflict, form a programme of events hosted by the University.

5 April 2019Research

Half a million pounds awarded to study sustainable food sources and human-health in Africa

Major funding body awards half a million pounds to develop cutting-edge research on fisheries and human-health on Lake Victoria in Africa.

2 April 2019Research

2.5 million euros to study the lives of migrants

Professor Hill Kulu has been awarded almost 2.5 million euros to study the lives of immigrants and their descendants.

28 March 2019Research

Securing the future of medical data

The University has secured €4.37m from the European Union under the Horizon 2020 programme to study the security of medical data.

21 March 2019Research

Distant navy sonar affects the behaviour of whales

Naval sonar can disrupt the behaviour of northern bottlenose whales over distances never previously tested, according to researchers.

20 March 2019Research

New prognostic test for colorectal cancer

A new prognostic method, which would allow colorectal cancer patients to be identified more accurately, has been created at St Andrews.

7 March 2019Research