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


Animal Cultures – on the road again!

Animal Cultures – a joint Biology/Psychology exhibit is once more ‘on the road’… It’s easy to think of human culture as uniquely isolating us from nature and basic evolutionary processes. Our research has instead revealed cultural processes of varying complexity …

April 17, 2015 | BBSRC


Public Engagement Officer Vacancy

The University of St Andrews is seeking a dynamic, innovative individual with extensive experience of public engagement with science to be our Public Engagement Officer. This is a fixed term post for 2 years in the first instance… Link to …

November 28, 2014 | BBSRC


Great British Bioscience pulls in the crowds!

Scientists from the University of St Andrews presented one of the selected exhibit displays in the Great British Bioscience Festival in London, the culmination of this year’s celebrations by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) of its 20th …

November 23, 2014 | BBSRC


Animal Cultures pilot at Edinburgh Zoo

This week the Biology and Psychology collaborative exhibit about Animal Cultures is piloting at Edinburgh Zoo. The exhibit, which is part of the BBSRC Great British Bioscience Festival 2014, is a collaboration between Prof Andrew Whiten, Prof Kevin Laland, Dr Luke Rendell, Dr Christian Rutz, Dr Alex Thornton (University of …

September 25, 2014 | BBSRC