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Medical initiative hits schools

An initiative aimed at developing interest in the healthcare professions in Scottish youngsters kicked off a local programme in St Andrews this week.

Against all odds

CAPTION: The winner of this year's Provost's Prize, Wilma Reekie, is pictured fourth from left with (L- R) Professor Ron Piper, Nicky Haxell, Provost John Simpson, last year's winner Mhairi Young and Professor Christopher Smith.

Science fun for St Andrews

Budding scientists, active researchers and local community groups are invited to attend a brainstorming meeting aimed at communicating science to the general public.

Bringing Scottish health specialists together

The Universities of St Andrews and Dundee will host an event this week (Wednesday 3rd December 2003) aimed at bringing together research-active health professionals from Tayside and Fife.

Healthy living

Health professionals and social scientists at the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee are working to take issues of health and lifestyle into the community.

Psychologists open doors to the mind

CAPTION: An illustration of research at the School of Psychology - 3-D model faces accentuating (right) or diminishing masculine face shape. Researchers at St Andrews have used computer graphics to study facial attributions. Unexpectedly, women were found to prefer slightly feminised male faces. CREDIT: Professor David Perrett

Classics taken to ‘higher’ level

A group of up to eighty local school pupils with an interest in the Classics will be welcomed to the University of St Andrews next week (Wednesday 12th March, 2003) for a conference aimed especially at pupils of the subject at Highers level.