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


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


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: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/visualising-war/events/visualising-war-and-the-expressive-arts/ The workshop will start at 1.30 with a …

March 21, 2019 |


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


Arclight in Rwanda

The Global Health Team from the School of Medicine recently completed a national eye care training and distribution exercise in Rwanda utilizing the Arclight solar powered ophthalmoscope. The team, led by Dr Andrew Blaikie (Senior Lecturer and Consultant Ophthalmologist), delivered …

September 12, 2018 | Global Challenges


Resistance to root knot nematodes in rice

Asia is the main rice-growing region of the world and is responsible for about 90% of global rice production. Rice is the staple food for more than 50% of the population in Asia, a figure that can reach up to …

July 30, 2018 | Biology


Community theatre: the example of Classical Athens

The Athenians of the 5th-4th centuries BCE valued the performance of drama, as a mass art form and communal experience.  They invested heavily in it too. Dr Jon Hesk, from the School of Classics, discusses how the example of Greek …

June 7, 2018 | Classics