A summer of genome editing

The School of Biology hosted Nabihah Akhtar, a 6th year pupil at Glenwood High School in Glenrothes, for 4 weeks this Summer on a Nuffield Foundation Research Placement. These placements are particularly aimed at pupils without a family history of …

October 16, 2017 | Nuffield

Teachers together

The School of Biology's Dr Gerald Prescott and Dr Jacqueline Nairn supported the Admissions team at the first 'On the Road' Teachers Together event at SAMS in Oban.

June 27, 2016 | schools

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

School visit: seaside science

The P4/5 class from Coaltown of Balgonie primary school came to explore the wildlife of the East Sands rock pools with Dr David Ferrier.

May 27, 2016 | schools

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

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