Dolphins learn from each other to walk on water

New data from a 30 year study reveals dolphins also learn tricks from each other in the wild.

September 3, 2018 | ecology


Strathkinness Cubs measure a minke

Researchers from SMRU (Debbie Russell) and CREEM (Catriona Harris) spent an evening with Strathkinness Cub Scouts helping them work towards their Scientist Badge.

June 21, 2018 | public


School of Biology Public Engagement and Outreach awards

These awards aim to mark the outstanding contributions of our staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students, whose voluntary dedication to communicating science to the public are not always recognised. We are pleased to have made four awards in this first round, …

June 18, 2018 | public


St Andrews Science Discovery Day

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 | public


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


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


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


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