Nature article on privacy and role models

Sascha Hooker, the School of Biology E&D Chair, has written an article entitled ‘Academics must balance privacy and honesty to become great role models’, which was published as a Nature article. Sascha draws on her own experiences to discuss the …

January 12, 2020 | Celebrating success


Marine Science in St Andrews

The new Scottish Oceans Institute features a public exhibition and outreach area – The Beverley and Frank MacInnis Gallery. This opened on 30 September 2019 with a specially designed exhibit showing some of the history of marine science in St …

October 29, 2019 | E&D activities with external impact


Presentation on ‘Embedding Equality and Diversity into Biology Tutorials’

Dr Jacqueline Nairn gave a presentation on ‘Embedding Equality and Diversity into Biology Tutorials’ to the 2019 Annual Teaching Biology in Higher Education Network hosted by the University of the West of Scotland on 27th August 2019. This was attended …

September 21, 2019 | BE&D activities


Insight Interview Series – Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff

Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff, an associate lecturer in Biology, has taken part in the Insight Interview Series, a monthly interview series by the Student Physics Society designed to promote links between staff and students.  Verena discusses how she became involved in …

December 10, 2017 | E&D activities with external impact


Explorathon 2017

Explorathon returned to St Andrews on Friday 29th September and it was a huge success!   Explorathon is an extravaganza of discovery, debate and entertainment that takes place on European Researchers’ Night at universities throughout Scotland. University of St Andrews …

October 10, 2017 | E&D activities with external impact


STEM for Britain

STEM for Britain, a poster competition at Westminster, aims to strengthen the dialogue between Parliament and the science community and gives early-career researchers the opportunity to present their work in London. For the Biological and Biomedical session, 60 early career …

June 23, 2017 | E&D activities with external impact


Work-life balance in marine mammal science

A new article on the challenges of work-life balance in marine mammal science has just come out – published (appropriately) in the journal Marine Mammal Science.  This opinion piece from Sascha Hooker at the Sea Mammal Research Unit here in …

April 18, 2017 | E&D activities with external impact