University of St Andrews

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.

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St Katharine's West, 16 The Scores, St Andrews Fife
KY16 9AX
Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reintegrating extremist into society

The UK government's increasingly punitive response to those involved in terrorism risks undermining efforts to successfully reintegrate former extremists, according to research by the University of St Andrews.

dateJan 30, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Sleeping sickness prevention in a nutshell

Scottish scientific expertise has helped to develop a potentially transformative new method of tackling African sleeping sickness, a parasitic disease which poses a risk to over 70 million people in sub-Saharan ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Biochemistry
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When stressed birds fly the nest

Stress in young birds makes them leave home early and occupy more central social network positions later in life, according to the latest research published today by scientists at the Universities of St Andrews ...

dateOct 29, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Birds colour-match their interior designs

Researchers at the University of St Andrews have produced the first experimental evidence that birds actively select nest-building materials that camouflage their nests: published today in influential ornithological ...

dateOct 03, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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New tool to assess noise impact on marine mammals

A new desktop tool which will allow offshore renewable energy developers to assess the likely impacts of their projects on marine mammal populations has been developed by scientists at the University of St ...

dateAug 22, 2014 in Ecology
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The last ice age

A team of scientists has discovered that a giant 'burp' of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the North Pacific Ocean helped trigger the end of last ice age, around 17,000 years ago.

dateJul 03, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Invasion of the monogamous fish

(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of St Andrews have made a shock discovery; that restricting a normally multiply mating fish to monogamous mating does not impair their colonisation ability. Their ...

dateJun 30, 2014 in Ecology
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