The University of St. Andrews is credited with being the first university founded in Scotland in 1413. The University of St. Andrews has a reputation for exemplary scientific research, academic excellence and currently is in the process of building a new School of Medicine in the center of the Science Center. The objective is to create a synergistic atmosphere for scientific inquiry, physician training and scientific research. The university is divided into four faculties; Arts, Divinity, Medicine and Science. St. Andrews confers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees as well as medical and combined medical/science degrees.
Baby whales learn vital traditions from mothers
Cultural traditions among Southern right whale populations are shaping their genetic patterns, according to a study led by the University of St Andrews.
Early Earth forecast calls for periodically hazy skies
Groundbreaking scientific work led by researchers at the University of St Andrews is redefining the trajectory of planetary evolution.
When crows connect
An international team led by scientists at the University of St Andrews has studied social networks to understand how information might spread within and between groups of tool-using New Caledonian crows, according to a paper ...
Slow light speeds up the microscopic world
A team of researchers from the University of St Andrews and the University of York has slowed down the speed of light in a process which could have major applications in fundamental science and medical diagnosis.
Young gas giants fly close to their suns
Hot Jupiters, giant Jupiter-like exoplanets that orbit 20 times closer to their host stars than the Earth does to the Sun, can form and migrate towards their infant stars in as little as a few million years, researchers at ...
Bacteria use chemical harpoons to hold on tight to their hosts
The global threat of widespread bacterial resistance to antibiotics is one of the greatest challenges facing science and medicine.
Crows, like humans, store their tools when not in use
Researchers at the University of St Andrews have discovered that crows, like humans, store their tools when they don't need them. The study published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B is the first to examine ...
Protecting marine mammals at heart of new guidance for marine energy sector
Sea mammals, such as dolphins and grey seals, will be better protected from new wave and tidal energy developments, thanks to new guidance led by researchers at the University of St Andrews.
African vultures declining at a critical rate
An international team of researchers, including leading scientists from the University of St Andrews, the Hawk Conservancy Trust and the University of York, say African vultures are likely to qualify as 'Critically Endangered' ...
Army of sensor-equipped seals collects distant ocean data
Seals have helped gather information on some of the harshest environments on the planet, using technology designed by scientists at the University of St Andrews.