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


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 | Impact


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


British Academy Global Professorships 2018

The British Academy has launched a new programme (Global Professorships 2018) supported by the UK Government’s National Productivity Investment Fund. It aims to demonstrate and further enhance the UK’s commitment to international research partnerships and collaboration as well as strengthen …

July 13, 2018 | Funding opportunities


Simons Investigators

The University of St Andrews has been invited to submit nominations for the Simons Investigators programs in the following categories: Mathematics Physics Astrophysics Theoretical Computer Science Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS) The aim of the program is to identify …

July 13, 2018 | Funding opportunities


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


Thinking 3D: three-dimensionality and its impact on the arts and sciences

Thinking 3D is an interdisciplinary exploration of the concept of three-dimensionality and its impact on the arts and sciences; an innovative project which puts the minds of the 21st century in touch with those of early practitioners exploring three-dimensionality; a …

October 31, 2017 | Art History


Virtual time travel through pre-reformation Edinburgh

In “A View from a Hill”, a ghost story by M. R. James, an archaeologist’s binoculars allows them to see scenes from the past. The Edinburgh 1544 project enables visitors and residents of Edinburgh to see the city as it …

August 1, 2017 | History