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


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


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


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


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


NMR management

NOMAD (NMR Online Management and Datastore) Dr Tomas Lebl & Shyam Reyal School of Chemistry & School of Computer Science NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy is most frequently used by chemists and biochemists to investigate the properties of organic molecules. …

December 2, 2016 | Impact