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Prestigious award for St Andrews Terrorism Centre

Prize at inaugural Counter Terror Awards.

8 March 2018Awards

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

Manchester terror attack

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

23 May 2017Public interest stories

Understanding the appeal of ISIS

A new analysis of how ordinary people become terrorists.

30 March 2016Research

Reintegrating extremists into society

St Andrews’ expert calls for more meaningful efforts to reintegrate former terrorists

30 January 2015Public interest stories

Research to explore crowd responses to bombings

The experiences of people caught up in the London bombings are to be used by university scientists to help emergency services tackle similar disasters in future.

19 July 2005Research

How prepared is the UK for future attack?

Leading experts on terrorism and political violence have completed a 2-year project on how prepared the UK is for future attack. The project looked at the strength of policies made since 9/11 in preventing, pre-empting and preparing for terrorist attacks.

21 February 2005Research