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Early diagnosis key to survival

A new institute has been created to help improve earlier diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, mental health and infection.

24 September 2019University news

St Andrews Observatory Open Night

Budding astronomers will be given the opportunity to view the night sky this Saturday when the Observatory opens its doors to the public.

13 March 2019Local community

Don’t adjust your sets – new research could revolutionise fiber-optic communications

St Andrews researchers have achieved a breakthrough in laser measurement which could revolutionise the future of fiber-optic communications.

7 March 2019Research

Sound and vision – the future of drug discovery

A marriage of sound and light could hold the key to diagnosis of the early stages of various diseases, including cancer.

12 February 2019Research

Tiny lasers light up immune cells

A team of researchers at the University has developed tiny lasers that could revolutionise our understanding of many diseases.

20 November 2018Research

St Andrews-led project receives €2.6m boost

A €2.6m project, led by researchers at the University, is part of a €1 billion scheme to boost quantum technologies in Europe.

2 November 2018Awards

Gravity theory saved from death

An international group of astronomers, including physicists at St Andrews, has revived a previously debunked theory of gravity.

14 September 2018Research

St Andrews scientist awarded international physics prize

Professor Kishan Dholakia (Physics and Astronomy) receives the SPIE Dennis Gabor Award 2018 for his use of diffractive optics.

21 August 2018Awards

Scientists make leap in simulating quantum particles

New quantum theory research, led by the School of Physics, could transform the way scientists predict how quantum particles behave.

20 August 2018Research

How can you tell if that ET story is real?

A team of international researchers, led by scientists from St Andrews and the SETI Institute, have redefined the alien detection scale.

24 July 2018Research