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Sound and vision – the future of drug discovery

A marriage of sound and light could hold the key to diagnosis of the early stages of various diseases, including cancer.

12 February 2019Research

K2 without O2

Leading physicist cum adventurer tells tales of suffering, selfishness, success and sacrifice on the 8,000m ascent.

28 June 2011University news

Does God interact with his suffering world?

Leading physicist turned priest to pose challenging question during public lecture in St Andrews.

8 October 2008University news

St Andrews and Cornell join forces in condensed matter physics

A distinguished Cornell physicist has been appointed to a research professorship.

8 November 2007Research

The physics of a golf swing

Expert in the science behind the swing visits St Andrews.

6 November 2007Sport

Einstein’s theory ‘improved’?

CAPTION: HongSheng Zhao and the 'simple formula'. CREDIT: Tim Fitzpatrick.

13 February 2006Research

Genetic cancer research awarded funding

Scottish researchers are to launch a new study which aims to explain why some individuals are more susceptible to cancer than others.

9 July 2001Research

£2 million funding for telecommunications degree

A £2 million, five year funding package has been awarded to the Universities of St Andrews and Heriot-Watt to develop a new Masters degree aimed at meeting the needs of Scotland's booming photonics telecommunications industry.

5 December 2000Awards

National recognition for laser expert

A University of St Andrews physicist who is making groundbreaking developments in the world of laser technology has been awarded a prestigious medal by The Royal Society.

24 October 2000Awards

Stars in their eyes

The secrets of lasers, galaxies and stars were explored by a group of Tayside and Fife school pupils at a recent open day at the University of St Andrews.

15 October 2000Local community