Blog post on impact of COVID-19 on women in science

Stefania Pasare, a Daphne Jackson Fellow in the School of Biology, has had a blog published on the Science Council and the Daphne Jackson websites to raise awareness of the impact of COVID-19 on women in science. The blog post …

February 14, 2021 | School of Biology news


Biology students win Global Challenges Program

School of Biology students Salma Ali and Radhe Kumar were the winners of this year’s Global Challenges Program with their entry “A plan to nurture and maintain a thriving diverse and inclusive community in the University of St. Andrews”.  Their …

August 29, 2020 | Celebrating success


Addressing racism and prejudice

Statement to all members of staff and students in the School of Biology: The horrific George Floyd incident and resulting unrest, combined with other high-profile occurrences of racial prejudice, initiatives such as black lives matter, and ethnicity related discrepancies in …

June 6, 2020 | BEDI activities


Welcome to Caroline Kosiol

Carolin Kosiol is a new Lecturer in Bioinformatics. She works on problems at the intersection of computer science, maths and evolutionary biology. In particular, she wants to understand how natural selection has shaped the genomes of great apes and how …

April 12, 2017 | School of Biology news


New Head of School – Dr Clare Peddie

I’d like to extend my warm congratulations to Dr Clare Peddie, who has been confirmed as the next Head of the School of Biology. Clare will take up the post on 1 August 2017 when I step down after 3 …

April 12, 2017 | School of Biology news


The nature of hummingbirds

Dr Sue Healy of the School of Biology, and fellow researcher Andy Hurly from the University of Lethbridge have been filming a documentary about animal cognition in the wild for the prestigious nature series The Nature of Things.

June 13, 2016 | School of Biology news