An expert in modern languages and comparative literature has been awarded a research prize worth £100,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.
Two top research grants have been awarded to academics at the University of St Andrews by a major national funding body.
Shortlisted in three categories
Spelling competition finds language stars.
Fifty years after the publication of "La Question", journalist Henri Alleg will make his first trip to Scotland to discuss the controversial book.
CAPTION: Stefanie Zweig
A unique web-based programme to allow children to collaborate electronically with others throughout Europe is being launched by the University of St Andrews.
CAPTION: Scotland Manager Berti Vogts with two winners from the German competition
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The University of St Andrews is spearheading a campaign to counter the decline in the study of foreign languages at secondary school level, following their removal from the post-14 compulsory core curriculum.