Humpback Whales Remixed

Sara Niksic is a 1st year PhD student who has over a decade of public engagement experience, has brought her skills and expertise to the University and her PhD. At our recent University of St Andrews Public Engagement 2019 Awards, …

March 19, 2020 | Biology


Public Engagement: From Passion to Career

Maria Larriva Hormigos is Research Assistant in neuroscience, working in the Mechanism of Behaviour Group (MOB) lead by Professor Karen Spencer. However, during her time here at the University of St Andrews, Maria has made her stamp by co-creating, a …

January 30, 2020 | Neuroscience


Cyclone disaster management: PhD internship diary

The KE & Impact PhD internship was a great opportunity for me to build on existing knowledge and contacts from my PhD research to produce a report on Indian Ocean weather systems and cyclone disaster preparedness management for stakeholders in …

January 27, 2020 | Geography and Sustainable Development


Public engagement research: Happy healthy honey bees

Luke was the 2019 winner for the collaboration award at the University of St Andrews public engagement conference and award ceremony. Luke is a PhD candidate working in the Evans lab in the School of biology, and researches a parasite …

November 22, 2019 | Biology


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


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