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Scottish coastlines vital role in tackling climate emergency

Scientists from St Andrews will study the carbon stored in Scotland’s coastal wetlands and their role in the fight against climate change.

29 May 2020Research

More than 5% of Britons have had Covid-19

Between five and six per cent of Britain’s population had been infected with Covid-19 by the last third of April, according to a new study.

25 May 2020Covid-19

St Andrews academic recognised with award

A St Andrews academic has received a prestigious award for her work with marginalised and indigenous people in South America and South Asia.

18 May 2020Awards

Household factors may exacerbate Covid-19 health risks

Household factors make some households more vulnerable to the effects of Covid-19, according to a new study carried out at St Andrews.

5 May 2020Covid-19

Remote and rural communities could be hit hardest by Covid-19

Death rates from Covid-19 could be between 50% and 80% higher in rural communities and remote small towns, according to University experts.

23 April 2020Covid-19

Scientists to investigate impact of climate and coastal change on world’s most prestigious golf courses

St Andrews scientists will study the impact of climate change and coastal erosion on the world’s most prestigious golf courses.

10 January 2020Awards

House size a factor in tackling global climate emergency

New research reveals that ambitious global climate change targets must factor in that average space per person is increasing in homes.

17 December 2019Research

Vital mountain water supplies threatened by climate change

Growing demand and climate change are threatening naturally occurring water systems and putting the water supply of billions at risk.

9 December 2019Research

University secures gender equality awards

The University is proud to announce the latest Schools to have achieved Athena SWAN Bronze Awards.

10 October 2019Awards

New research on the causes of fertility fluctuations

A University research team has been awarded a £708,000 ESRC grant to investigate the causes of recent fertility fluctuations in the UK.

20 August 2019Research