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 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


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


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 | 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


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