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Careers are not like ladders: Female academics talk complexity

University of St Andrews publishes inspiring stories of female academics.

2 February 2018Public interest stories

Professor Reicher on Turkey

This week Steve Reicher, Professor of Social Psychology, was in Istanbul as an observer under the auspices of the International Society for Political Psychology at the trial of an academic colleague accused of terrorist propaganda by the Turkish Government. This is his personal first-hand account.

1 February 2018Public interest stories

Revolutionary guitar string rocks the guitar world

Interest from greats of rock and roll

22 September 2017Public interest stories

“Simple” chess puzzle holds key to $1m prize

University academics have issued a 'Queens Puzzle' style challenge to computer programmers.

31 August 2017Public interest stories

Barcelona Van Attack

Whether by direct command or mere toxic exhortation, the fading of the Islamic State continues to spew terror attacks across Europe. Vehicle attacks have become all the rage over the past 13 months or so: there have been eight so far in 2017. This time ISIS’s self-styled chariot of retributions struck Barcelona; a speeding van […]

18 August 2017Public interest stories

Explore the streets, markets, palaces and churches of 16th century Edinburgh

Virtual time travel opens doors to Edinburgh’s historic past

7 July 2017Public interest stories

Manchester terror attack

Phillips O’Brien, Professor of Strategic Studies in the School of International Relations comments

23 May 2017Public interest stories

New study finds young Scots still have sweet tooth

But St Andrews researchers say increased physical activity is ‘encouraging’

17 May 2017Public interest stories

Less than 50 per cent of UK adolescents eat fruit or veg daily

But the good news is young people are eating less sweets 

17 May 2017Public interest stories

Wilful blindness

They made us sing…’ by Owen Maseko © (image and painting) Britain was “wilfully blind” to atrocities committed by Robert Mugabe’s army in Zimbabwe in the early 1980s, according to St Andrews researcher Dr Hazel Cameron. In a paper published this month (April 2017) by The International History Review, Dr Cameron has revealed how Britain stood by and engaged in a […]

25 April 2017Public interest stories