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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

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

Professor Frank Gunn-Moore is opening a retrospective exhibition of art works by Samuel Robin Spark at the Patriothall Gallery in Edinburgh, on Thursday 30th June in Edinburgh. Proceeds from the …

June 20, 2016

Prof Frank Gunn-Moore of the School of Biology is appearing on 'Brainwaves' on BBC Radio Scotland this week, as part of the BBC's current season about living with dementia.

June 15, 2016

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 …

June 13, 2016