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


‘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


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


Garden Wildlife

Come visit and enjoy the Community Garden at Ninewells Hospital – across from A & E, behind Maggie’s Centre. Wildlife, craft and educational activites suitable for the whole family. Plant sale to benefit the garden and support contributed development. Open …

August 12, 2014 | ecology


St Andrews Bioblitz 2014

The University of St Andrews will be holding its first ever Bioblitz on Friday and Saturday 13th and 14th June 2014 at East Sands beach with the aim of recording as many species of plant and animal as possible within …

June 2, 2014 | ecology


baycam

Weather check?  Is surf up? Baycam is a live view over the East Sands of St Andrews, from the Scottish Oceans Institute.

March 19, 2014 | ecology