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Medieval home of Lords of the Isles reconstructed

Finlaggan, the lost medieval home of the Lords of the Isles, has been reconstructed virtually by experts at the University of St Andrews.

23 May 2019Research

Two prestigious research grants awarded to University of St Andrews

More than half a million pounds for work in chemistry and Scottish history.

4 April 2018Research

Exhibition draws on asylum records to reconsider mental health today

New research from the University of St Andrews features in unique exhibition.

21 March 2018Research

Dictatorship in the grocery story

New €1.5m study will examine ordinary experiences of authoritarian regimes.

1 March 2018Research

Events held to mark 500th anniversary of Reformation

St Andrews plays prestigious role

3 October 2017University news

St Andrews academic shortlisted for Britain’s foremost history prize

Wolfson History Prize celebrating outstanding history

4 May 2017Awards

Very Superstitious

To mark Friday the thirteenth, historian Dr Peter Maxwell-Stuart provides us with an insight into superstition and the history behind the phrase ‘unlucky for some’. Is it really rational behaviour or just a trick of the mind? From the traditional to the bizarre, read on for the ancient tales behind some familiar – and not so familiar […]

11 January 2017Public interest stories

University of St Andrews professors recognised for high achievement

Professors John Hudson and Lorna Hutson have been elected Fellows of the British Academy

15 July 2016Awards

Scotland and Flanders trace shared heritage

International conference explores 600 years of migration

15 June 2016Research

Versaille… and St Andrews

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of Louis XIV’s death in 1715, the French television channel Canal Plus commissioned ‘Versailles‘, a ten-part drama on the Sun King and the great palace with which he is most associated. The first episode on BBC2 was transmitted on Wednesday 1 June, after a good deal of advance billing that generated high […]

3 June 2016University news