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Scientific solution for business problem

University of St Andrews scientists are working in partnership with the world's leading premium drinks business to beat counterfeit fraudsters.

5 November 2002Business

First Minister launches innovative business p’ship

L-R: Joe Noble, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise Fife; First Minister, Jack McConnell and University of St Andrews Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Dr Brian Lang in St Andrews today.

19 August 2002Business

Long live the small firm

Factors which affect the survival or demise of small firms have been revealed by a University of St Andrews economist. Professor Gavin Reid, together with Bernadette Power, Lecturer in Economics at University College, Cork, have been examining how some small firms can survive as long as 25 years and others collapse within months of launching.

11 June 2002Business

Opening of multi-million pound science facility

A multi-million pound scientific research facility with applications as diverse as fuel cell-powered cars, battery- operated bionic limbs and smaller electrical components was officially opened today (Tuesday 30 April 2002).

29 April 2002Research

Alliance welcomed by Enterprise Minister

Welcoming the University of St Andrews/Sasol alliance, Wendy Alexander, Minster for Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning said, "This is excellent news for Fife and Scotland.

23 January 2002Government

S. African fuel giant & university form alliance

Johannesburg-based Sasol Limited and the University of St Andrews have today (Wednesday 23 January 2002) announced an alliance to enhance catalyst research, creating around 25 new jobs in Fife.

23 January 2002Business

Overseas students gain experience in local firms

A group of Taiwanese and Chinese University of St Andrews students are hoping to gain an insight into the world of business management when they spend work placements with local companies over the next few days.

1 May 2001Student experience

First internet computing degree in Scotland

Scotland's first degree in Internet Computing, which will equip students with the skills necessary to exploit the new industrial revolution, is being launched at the University of St Andrews.

31 October 2000Public interest stories

Key appointment for management Professor

A University of St Andrews Professor has been appointed to a key position within the Department of Trade and Industry.

7 September 2000University news

World-class materials centre to be established

The University of St Andrews has been awarded nearly £1.5 million to establish a world class centre for the characterisation of solid state materials.

22 June 2000Research