St Andrews Science Discovery Day

SMRU hosted two activities at the Physics and Astronomy building as part of St Andrews Science Discovery Day

March 8, 2017 | public


Teachers together

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 | schools


Art for science sake

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 exhibition will be donated to Alzheimer's disease research at the …

June 20, 2016 | Art


BBC dementia season

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 | media


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 | ecology


BioBlitz 2016

St Andrews BioBlitz took place last week on Friday and Saturday. This is the third year of BioBlitz in St Andrews. This years’ event was attended by children from Crail and Greyfriars schools, home schoolers, volunteers from postgraduate and undergraduate …

June 6, 2016 | ecology


School visit: seaside science

The P4/5 class from Coaltown of Balgonie primary school came to explore the wildlife of the East Sands rock pools with Dr David Ferrier.

May 27, 2016 | schools


Why do birds build nests? – Pop-up science at Edinburgh International Science Festival

Lauren Guillette, Sophie Edwards and Alexis Breen spent two days at the Edinburgh International Science Festival as part of the pop-up science event.

May 11, 2016 | BBSRC


I’m ready for my close up…

Skills training for budding filmmakers from the ranks of staff and postgraduate students.

March 8, 2016 | media


Science Discovery Day

The Sea Mammal Research Unit had a popular display at the University of St Andrews Science Discovery Day - about 700 people came to the event!

March 8, 2016 | public