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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".

Historic Ship Roadshow

A public consultation meeting aimed at gathering views on the UK's most significant surviving historic ships is to be held at Discovery Point, the home of RRS Discovery in Dundee this weekend (Saturday 3 June 2000).

Chemistry in the classroom

Nearly 200 chemistry teachers from every corner of Scotland will descend on the University of St Andrews next month (Friday 9 June 2000) to learn about the latest developments in chemistry and how they can take them back to the classroom.

Bute centenary lecture

One of the University of St Andrews most distinguished alumni is returning to Scotland's oldest seat of learning to lead a Bute Centenary Lecture on Thursday, May 11, 2000.

Which whisky?

A University of St Andrews researcher has produced a set of guidelines which could take the confusion out of whisky-buying.