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Teachers take techniques back to classrooms

Chemistry teachers from every corner of Scotland will descend on the University of St Andrews next week (Thursday 31 May 2001) to learn about the latest developments in the world of chemistry and how they can take them back to their classrooms.

New insight into UK historic fleet

Following a period of consultation with organisations and individuals throughout the UK, the National Historic Ships Committee has made several revisions to the lists of Core Collection and Designated Vessels of Historic Vessels of the United Kingdom.

Hunt for wreck which claimed 800 lives

A new maritime archaeology company based at the Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies at the University of St Andrews is to play a key role in a diving expedition aimed at locating the wreck of a ship which was carrying nearly 800 Jewish refugees when it sank in the Black Sea in 1942.

The Scottish doctor

At the beginning of August each year the NHS in Scotland greets another batch of newly qualified pre-registration house officers the majority of whom will have graduated from Scottish medical schools. But what exactly does it mean to be a Scottish medical graduate and what does that label tell employers about the qualities and abilities of these graduates? The answer, at present, is probably "not much".