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The sky’s the limit

A pioneering project led by a University of St Andrews academic to help pupils explore the Universe using retired telescope equipment is celebrating the milestone of supporting 100 Scottish schools.

Sound and vision

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

K2 without O2

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

Telecommunications funding

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.

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.