NERC Standard Grants -January 2020

The internal call for applications to the NERC Standard Grants Scheme -January 2020 is now open. Table 1: Timescale Timescale 1 Internal deadline: completed “intention to submit” for to ris@st-andrews.ac.uk (cc: busdev@st-andrews.ac.uk and your FAS contact) 4pm, 3 October 2019 …

September 12, 2019 | Funding opportunities


EPSRC IAA Impact Festival 2019

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Impact Festival 2019 event was organised by five Scottish Universities, the Universities of St Andrews, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt and Strathclyde, all of which have awarded an EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA). Impact …

August 28, 2019 | Impact


UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships – Round 4

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship Scheme (FLF) aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven years funding, for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators, the scheme will tackle difficult …

July 25, 2019 | Funding opportunities


What’s in a name? Evolving the Internet Architecture

In the School of Computer Science, Professor Saleem Bhatti is working on a solution to enhance Internet Architecture with a new protocol called the Identifier Locator Network Protocol (ILNP). A fundamental property of the Internet architecture – the use of …

June 28, 2019 | Computer Science


Coastal heritage at risk: PhD internship diary

In late 2018, the School of History needed a PhD intern to assist in the development of the evidence base for Scotland’s Dynamic Coast by integrating and analysing observed coastal erosion data of archaeological sites and coast edges. They found …

June 24, 2019 | History


In defence of the wolf

Wolves are returning to their former ranges across Europe and North America, resurrecting a centuries’ old war with humans. Yet wolves are losing this battle, because in our arsenal we possess not only guns, traps, and poison, but something much more powerful: the human imagination. Despite the …

June 24, 2019 | English


UKRI calls for applications for council members of its 9 research councils

UK Research and Innovation is seeking to appoint further Council members for each of the nine Councils.  As a Council member you be invited to provide input, intelligence and feedback from your community.  Applications are welcome from across the research …

June 7, 2019 | Funding opportunities


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 century and was one of the most powerful settlements along the Swahili Coast.  From the 13th to the 16th century, much of the trade in …

April 3, 2019 | Archaeology