Syrian Stories: Female Voice

On 22 May at 5pm in The Byre Theatre there will be a screening of short films featuring the perspectives and experiences of Syrian women filmmakers followed by a conversation with the Stories Project Mentor, Noe Mendelle. Women in Syria …

May 21, 2019 | Events

Virginia Woolf in Tehran

The novel, ‘Vanessa and Virginia’, by Susan Sellers, a Professor of English at the University of St Andrews, has been translated into Farsi by Zahra Amini, a graduate of the University of Tehran where she studied English Literature. ‘Vanessa and …

May 3, 2019 | English

Heritage Futures and Community Archaeology in Tanzania

The Kilwa Kisiwani site off the coast of Southern Tanzania was occupied from the 9th and was one of the most powerful settlements along the Swahili Coast.  From the 13th to the 16th century, much of the trade in the …

April 3, 2019 | Archaeology

Lake Victoria research: win-win for human health, food security and economic development

Fisheries ecologists from the University of St Andrews are working with human-health and fishery partners around Lake Victoria on connected, multidisciplinary projects to sustainably manage fish stocks, and to examine the potential role for ‘biocontrol’ by fish of a debilitating …

April 2, 2019 | Biology

Event: Visualising War in Different Media: interplay and intervention

Registration will soon close for this workshop (Monday 8th April, 2019), looking at the power of different media to generate different responses to war; for more information, please follow this link: The workshop will start at 1.30 with a …

March 21, 2019 |

NERC Standard Grants -July 2019

The internal call for applications to the NERC Standard Grants Scheme -July 2019 is now open. Table 1: Timescale Timescale 1 Internal deadline: completed “intention to submit” for to (cc: and your FAS contact) 4pm, 12 April 2019 …

March 20, 2019 | Funding opportunities

REF 2021 Information events for staff

Research & Innovation Services (RIS) are organising a series of events around the University in February and March to update staff on the upcoming Research Excellence Framework (REF). There will be two types of events. 1.  REF General Information Sessions …

February 20, 2019 | Events

REF 2021 Guidance published

The UK funding bodies have published the final guidance on submission, Panel criteria and working methods and guidance on code of practice for REF 2021 on 31 January 2019. (REF 2021 Guidance)

February 20, 2019 | REF 2021

SUII Roadshow – 21 Feb 2019

The Scottish Universities Insight Institute (SUII) promotes collaboration and engagement between researchers and wider society, and facilitates knowledge exchange activity that wouldn’t otherwise take place. Hear about SUII calls for proposals at this informative session. Thursday 21st February 14:00 – 15:30 Boardroom, …

February 8, 2019 | Funding opportunities

Life without the Wolf: The future of threatened and endangered species

Join researchers from the University of St Andrews for an afternoon of talks exploring the latest research into endangered and threatened species, followed by a final presentation from renowned BBC wildlife cameraman, Doug Allan. In addition to talks, a variety …

January 25, 2019 | Earth and Environmental Sciences