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Ferguson Marine to develop renewables-powered hydrogen ferry – HySeas III

A Scottish shipyard is building the first sea-going ferry fuelled by hydrogen, marking a shift towards emissions-free marine transport.

19 June 2018Public interest stories

Michael Morpurgo on The Home Front

Award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo held a special event with hundreds of school children to mark the WWI centenary.

19 June 2018Public interest stories

Saltire Society announces its first woman president

University of St Andrews Principal Sally Mapstone will be the Scottish culture champion's new president.

1 June 2018Public interest stories

St Andrews hosts pioneering ethics debating tournament

Students from across the country will take part in the inaugural John Stuart Mill Cup.

28 May 2018Public interest stories

University Statement on Professor Clara Ponsati

Clara is a valued colleague and we are committed to protect and support her. As her employer and an institution committed to the defence of free speech, we are deeply concerned by recent developments, their motives and potential consequences. In the current circumstances, we believe there are legitimate arguments that Clara is being targeted for […]

9 March 2018Public interest stories

Sir James MacMillan reignites the creative power of Christian inspiration

World-renowned composer Sir James MacMillan supports ground-breaking project.

22 February 2018Public interest stories

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