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Research at St Andrews often leads to changes or improvements in non-academic impact areas such as public debate and understanding, technology, culture, policy and laws, health and welfare, the economy, and the environment among others. Find out more about how some of our research has led to measurable impact.

Peru facing rural Covid-19 disaster

A disaster is looming in Peru caused by Covid-19 as thousands return to their rural homes where there are limited resources and facilities, according to research carried out at the University of St Andrews. When…

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,…

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…

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…