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Social Isolation: Animals that break away from the pack can influence evolution

For some animals, such as beetles, ants, toads, and primates, short-term social isolation can be just as vital as social interaction.

17 July 2018Research


St Andrews scores high at prestigious academic awards

Students achieve international accolades.

8 October 2012Awards

The talk of the town

Sir David Attenborough to give public lecture as part of the University's 600th anniversary celebrations.

30 May 2011University news

£77m for life sciences in Scotland

The University of St Andrews is one of six Scottish universities collaborating with the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) to invest £77.4 million to transform biology and life sciences research in Scotland.

2 February 2007University news

Showcase of new wildlife population techniques

Nearly 100 wildlife biologists from across the world will gather in St Andrews next week to discuss new ways of determining the density or abundance of wildlife populations.

24 July 2001Research

Honorary degree for renowned scientist

Former Director of The Wellcome Trust, Dame Bridget Ogilvie, is to receive an honorary degree from the University of St Andrews.

18 April 2001Awards

Partnership spawns new environmental degree

A new postgraduate research degree aimed at addressing some of society's most pressing environmental problems is to be launched by the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee, the first concrete example of the new partnership between the two institutions.

16 January 2001Research

Lectures to give revealing insight into the brain

One of the world's most distinguished brain scientists is to give a series of public lectures at the University of St Andrews.

21 November 2000University news

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.

24 February 2000Research