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


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


Docs@The Byre: Celebrating the Cinematic Documentary

Documentaries don’t just inform us about the world. They inspire, delight, and immerse us in the world.  They engage and exhilarate with their stories, characters, images, and sounds. They take us places we haven’t even imagined of going. And yet, …

January 18, 2019 | Events


What Difference Does It Make? Philosophy’s Impact Beyond Philosophy

2nd CEPPA Graduate Conference in Moral and Political Philosophy   8-10 February 2019 in St Andrews, Edgecliffe 104 The second CEPPA Graduate Conference provides a platform for early-career moral and political philosophers to discuss their work in a constructive and …

January 17, 2019 | Events


The Ethics of Engagement: Research, Knowledge Exchange and the Military Sector

11am-1.30 pm, 11th December, 2018 in The Byre Studio Organised by Alice König on behalf of the Visualising War Research Group. The aim: This short workshop will bring together interested academics to debate the opportunities, challenges, goals and ethical issues …

October 17, 2018 | Events


Advanced Manufacturing in Fife

As part of our campaign to assist Advanced Manufacturing in Fife, Fife Council Economic Development, Centre for Engineering Education and Development (CeeD) and the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Services are inviting you to join us for an Introduction to Industry 4.0 …

September 6, 2018 | Events


International Women’s Day – profiles

To mark International Women’s Day, we asked some of our leading female academics what inspires them and what advice they would give to women and young girls looking to pursue a career in academia…

March 8, 2017 | Events


Music Planet – exploring research through music

Music Planet explores the broadest concepts of Environment and Music. The series will draw on academic research across all disciplines from arts to social science and science to present new concepts that have an impact on all society. The series …

February 28, 2017 | Events


International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The University will mark the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science this week with an inaugural lecture by renowned British geneticist Dame Professor Linda Partridge.

February 8, 2017 | Events


Neil Gaiman brings Beowulf back to St Andrews

When prize-winning author Neil Gaiman first encountered the Old English epic Beowulf, he did so via the Penguin Classics translation of the poem, made by Michael Alexander, former Berry Professor of English at St Andrews.

June 21, 2016 | Events