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Biology, biochemistry, biodiversity, and ecology are critically important subjects of increasingly broader significance throughout society.

Research and teaching staff and students at the School of Biology are committed to engaging as widely as possible with schools, media, the public and businesses.

If you’d like to know more about Biological Science and our work at the University, or tell us about your experiences at public engagement events we’ve been involved in, please get in touch.

Recent news

CREEM and Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) at Science Discovery Day in St Andrews and Dundee Science Centre “Meet the Expert”

March 10, 2018

The School of Biology hosted Nabihah Akhtar, a 6th year pupil at Glenwood High School in Glenrothes, for 4 weeks this Summer on a Nuffield Foundation Research Placement. These placements …

October 16, 2017

Dr Ulrich Schwarz-Linek’s research group at the School of Biology have posted a web page called ‘Breaking Bonds’ to explain about pioneering research work they are carrying out on a …

August 28, 2017

The Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling (CREEM) ran a stand at the University of St Andrews Science Discovery Day event on March 4th.

March 29, 2017

The School of Biology's Dr Gerald Prescott and Dr Jacqueline Nairn supported the Admissions team at the first 'On the Road' Teachers Together event at SAMS in Oban.

June 27, 2016