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Madness in 18th century Scotland

A historian claims that his discoveries into mental illness in eighteenth Century Scotland could have implications for psychologists and psychiatrists throughout the country.

Plant ecologist elected to prestigious body

A University of St Andrews Plant Ecologist has been elected to a prestigious scientific body aimed at strengthening links between researchers and scholars throughout the world.

Seal study

A Scottish postgraduate student is spearheading a project which could lead to more effective conservation strategies for the grey seal.

Porpoise study

Marine experts and mathematicians are teaming up to examine the impact of by-catch on the population of the UK's most common marine mammal.

Hope for croup victims

Scots scientists are one step closer to wiping out a childhood condition, after being awarded a grant to develop new drugs for croup.