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


St Andrews Biology rated top for research impact

The impact of research undertaken in Biological Sciences in St Andrews has been rated top in Scotland and second across the UK as a whole by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, which judges the research quality of all academic …

December 18, 2014 | research


Forfar Academy Pi

The University of St Andrews hosted a visit from Forfar Academy  on Monday August 18th, to help an enthusiastic group of S5 pupils begin to explore the use of computers in biology. Dr Daniel Barker  of the University’s School of …

August 25, 2014 | research


Kilgraston Pi

University of St Andrews staff visited Kilgraston school, at Bridge of Earn in Perthsire on Friday June 6th to help an enthusiastic group of S5/S6 pupils begin to explore the mysteries of computational biology. Dr Daniel Barker and Dr Heleen Plaisier of the …

June 11, 2014 | public


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


Animal Cultures – coming soon

Researchers from the School of Biology, Dr Luke Rendell, Dr Christian Rutz, and Prof Kevin Laland are collaborating with researchers from the School of Psychology, and School of Biology information designer Steve Smart on a large exhibit which will be …

May 29, 2014 | public