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Oldest known city view of Venice discovered

A researcher from the University of St Andrews has unearthed the oldest known city view of Venice, dating from the 14th century.

6 January 2020Research

University awarded over £600k in prestigious research funding

Three researchers from the University of St Andrews have been awarded research funding totalling over £620,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

31 December 2019Awards

Virtual “time travel” recreates 16th century church

A 16th century Scottish church, which played a role in the Scottish Reformation, has been virtually reconstructed by University researchers.

19 July 2019Research

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