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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

St Andrews student’s call for solidarity with Chile goes global

Chilean research student calls on academics to sign a letter calling for solidarity with the Chilean people and the removal of troops.

28 October 2019Public interest stories

University medic helps in the fight against Ebola

Dr Derek Sloan travelled to Rwanda with the DfID to help WHO and others bolster Ebola preparedness activities.

13 August 2019Public interest stories

University hosts first adult learning day

The University has partnered with the OU to deliver a new MA Combined Studies degree which will be launched on Adult Learning Day.

18 July 2019Public interest stories

Rare organ performances

Two of the best-preserved examples of rare pipe organs in Scotland will be brought to life by talented international performers this month.

10 July 2019Public interest stories

Overcoming persecution to graduate

A St Andrews student who was persecuted for her religion and overcame the challenges of seeking asylum in the UK has graduated.

28 June 2019Public interest stories

From aria to energy

Arias will accompany ground-breaking green energy production when Byre Opera performs at the Biomass Plant at Eden Campus.

8 May 2019Public interest stories

Experts gather to tackle trafficking in Scotland

Anti-trafficking experts gathered in Edinburgh for the launch of the Consortium for Anti-Trafficking Research in Scotland (CATRiS).

7 May 2019Public interest stories

Frenchman sings praises of Fife writer

An online resource celebrating acclaimed Fife writer Joe Corrie is launched by the University thanks to an enthusiastic young Frenchman.

18 April 2019Public interest stories