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


Big noses at Dundee Science Centre

Members of the Sound and Movement Tags Group participated in an outreach event at the Dundee Science Centre as part of their Animal Day on Saturday 13th February (it was World Whale Day).

February 17, 2016 | public


Making media and resources for public engagement

A new resource with information about people and departments who can help you to make all kinds of public engagement materials.

February 15, 2016 | media


‘Hopeless’ pairings – why do they do it?

Following Dr David Shuker’s talk to the Dutch Entomological Society in December, Dutch Biology paper ‘bionieuws’ published a piece about his analysis of ‘hopeless pairings’. That is to say, why do some animals form pairings between individuals of different types …

February 2, 2016 | ecology


Science for everyone – because it matters!

A new university-affiliated blog www.researchillustration.uk presents the work of early career researchers at the University of St Andrews through graphics, illustrations and art.

January 11, 2016 | media


Lego meets Biology at ResearchLIVE!

The CBESS team at the University of St Andrews joined fellow researchers at ResearchLIVE! in St Andrews. ResearchLIVE! was part of European Researchers’ Night 2015 where over 300 researchers all over Europe joined forces on Friday 25 September to deliver an evening …

November 27, 2015 | ecology


Mud to mammals!

The Sediment Ecology Research Group (Mud Lab) and the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) at the University of St Andrews joined forces for the Dundee Science Festival. We spent a fun-filled afternoon at Menzies Community Centre in Dundee. The Mud …

November 20, 2015 | public


Dundee Science Festival

BBSRC Anniversary Future Leader Fellow Dr Lauren Guillette reports on attending the Dundee Science Festival in November: “We had a fantastic time at the Dundee Science Festival held at the Dundee Science Centre. We were part of an animal themed family …

November 20, 2015 | public


Polar explorers

Summer is usually quiet news time and a break from teaching. Not so for Biology staff at St Andrews and the good folks of the Cupar Churches Holiday Club. The latter organised a polar explorer week for kids, and Dr …

September 14, 2015 | public