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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

Wilful blindness

New study reveals Britain’s ‘conspiracy of silence’ during Mugabe’s atrocities

25 April 2017Research

Seizing the political agenda

Dr Tim Wilson, Director of the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, on the latest terrorist attack in Paris. Restaurants and theatres conspicuously deserted: ‘unspeakable panic’ on the streets; rumour rampant; and the city’s mayor pleading with foreign tourists not to leave. It all looks familiar enough. But actually this is […]

21 April 2017Public interest stories

Does violence lead away from freedom?

Researchers find peaceful campaigning yields results for independence

14 July 2015Government

Death of Professor Paul Wilkinson

Professor Emeritus Paul Wilkinson, a world authority in International Relations and a pioneer of the study of terrorism and political violence, has died. He was 74.

12 August 2011University news

University names next Principal

University of St Andrews names Dr Louise Richardson of Harvard University as its next Principal.

3 June 2008University news

Groundbreaking terrorism course launched

Innovative internet-based postgraduate course is launched at St Andrews.

7 November 2007University news

Former UN anti-terror officer to chair in IR

The University of St Andrews has appointed Professor Alex P. Schmid to a Chair in International Relations and the new Director of its Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence.

31 May 2006University news

£1 million search for fresh talent

The University of St Andrews is to invest over £1 million to provide 120 new postgraduate scholarships in the Arts and Divinity.

25 January 2005Student experience