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.
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 ...
New tool will measure impact of man-made noise on sea-mammals
A team of scientists from the University of St Andrews has developed a new computer modelling tool for assessing the impact of noise from human disturbance, such as offshore wind development, on marine mammal populations.
Does violence lead away from freedom?
Independence is more likely to be successful for countries where the struggle has been peaceful, than in places where violence has been used, according to a new study 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.
'Black box' technology reveals the secret lives of sharks
A study by researchers at the University of St Andrews has shed new light on the hunting behaviour of sharks using 'black box' technology.
Nano-device used to create and control rogue optical waves
A tiny chip, developed by scientists at the University of St Andrews, could help aid understanding into how rare events such as rogue waves occur.
Research helps support Indian Ocean sanctuary
Research by scientists at the University of St Andrews, published today in PLOS One, proves that the Vamizi Island marine sanctuary, in the north of Mozambique, has had a positive effect on fish populations not only within ...
Tiny wasps provide vital clue to avoiding extinction
The mating behaviour of tiny wasps could provide vital clues to how animals can protect themselves from extinction.