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Two academics from the School of GeoSciences have been shortlisted in Scotland’s national literary awards run by the Saltire Society.

Widely regarded as Scotland’s national book awards, The Saltire Literary Awards recognise work across six...

Published on : Fri, 01/11/2019

A new interactive map tracks more than 3,000 Scots accused of being witches in the 16th and 17th century.

Data experts from the University Information Services Group have been building profiles of all the women and men who were...

Published on : Wed, 23/10/2019

A prehistoric crocodile that lived around 180 million years ago has been identified – almost 250 years after the discovery of its fossil remains.

A fossil skull found in a Bavarian town in the 1770s has been recognised as the now-extinct...

Published on : Thu, 12/09/2019

Professor Andrew Dugmore from the School of GeoSceinces has been included in the St Andrews Article Prize in European Environmental History.  

Every 2 years, the European Society for Environmental History awards the St Andrews Article Prize in...

Published on : Thu, 05/09/2019

The University has reinforced its commitment to collaborating with leading European universities by announcing a partnership with the University of Helsinki.

Leaders from both institutions have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) which...

Published on : Wed, 28/08/2019

North Sea oil and gas rigs could be modified to pump vast quantities of carbon dioxide emissions into rocks below the seabed, research shows.

Refitting old platforms to act as pumping stations for self-contained CO2 storage sites would be 10...

Published on : Fri, 09/08/2019

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