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St Andrews Scientist Awarded International Physics Prize

The 2018 International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Dennis Gabor Award has been presented to Professor Kishan Dholakia from the University of St Andrews School of Physics and Astronomy for his work in manipulation, nano-surgery and imaging. Through his use of dynamic and static diffractive optics, Professor Dholakia has advanced understanding and applications of holographic light fields. The SPIE’s...

St Andrews Business Club announce schedule for 2018-19

Dundee-based entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl and Bank of England agent for Scotland William Dowson are amongst the headline speakers for the St Andrews Business Club’s forthcoming season. The St Andrews Business Club has been in existence since 1950 and is formed of a collection of business people from North-East Fife. Former event speakers for the club include Chancellor of...

SA President and Councillor in bid to postpone election

"Poor" and "lacking" advertising has meant that many students may not realise they missed the deadline to vote in Community Council elections.

In the Kitchen with James: Tasty Tempura

One of my favourite pastimes is to sit watching TV and eating snacks; I suspect I’m not alone there. With that in mind, I endeavoured this week to go beyond the realms of normal snack food to make something a little more interesting. Tempura is a Japanese dish which involves taking ingredients like small seafood or vegetables and deep frying...

From pond to plate: The last of the summer trout

Deputy editor Tom Williams on how to cook a whole trout, the perfect sharing dish for the last weeks of summer.

Balgove Night Markets to return

Balgove Larder’s popular summer night markets are back. The events remain free to attend and the next market takes place on Tuesday 14 August from 5pm-9pm. The market is host to many local Scottish food and craft vendors, as well as live musicians and drink providers. Guests are able to choose from an array of snacks from the street food...

2018/19 Premier League Preview, Predictions

On Friday night the Premier League returns to our lives. Not even a month has gone since the end of the World Cup but anticipation is rife for a new season after some interesting transfer business, new managerial appointments and a chance of a real title fight this time around. Our writers have given their thoughts on potential title...

In the Kitchen with James: Sours

The sour is as classic as it gets when it comes to cocktails. The simple combination of a base spirit with citrus, sugar and egg white has been around since people first started drinking cocktails in the 19th century. This week I’m making three – first the grandfather of them all, the Whisky sour, then two lesser known alternatives,...

Moonwalking through Michael Jackson’s music video closet

A few days ago Michael Jackson's father, Joe, the patriarch of the Jackson family, died, and I remembered it had been exactly nine years since the music legend himself had passed away so suddenly. As a tribute, I thought it would be great to discover the somewhat hidden gems in his closet, quite literally. MJ was not just an iconic...

Scottish Premiership Preview, Predictions

  Despite the new Scottish League Cup format meaning the season got underway a couple of weeks ago, this weekend marks the start of a new Scottish Premiership season. After an entertaining campaign last time round that saw Celtic secure their seventh consecutive crown and a 49th overall and two sides get relegated for the first time, this season figures...