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Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Driving Force of Data: DataFest2018

In an increasingly globalised world, does data drive society? This month, DataFest2018 in Scotland will explore this and the power of data.

No Alternative Facts: Science in the Era of Fake News

In this article, Deputy Features Editor Tas Vamos explores how our perception of science, objective facts, and universal truths has changed as a result of the constant barrage of fake news.

Seagulls of St Andrews

Seagulls are ubiquitous and unpopular in St Andrews, but few people actually know much about them. Isabel Quattlebaum discusses some of the misconceptions about these fascinating birds.

Brexit and Animal Sentience

Following a recent debate in the House of Commons, The Saint delves into the issue of animal sentience. To answer the question do our pets have feelings or we really just anthropomorphising them?

The Northern Lights in St Andrews

How to catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis from St Andrews, and the science behind the magic and mystery of northern night skies.

Honorary graduate awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Congratulations to Sir Fraser Stoddart who has been awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemisty for his work on molecular machines.

The secrets of Earth’s evolution revealed

Recently, Dr Timothy Raub of the University of St Andrews, joined other international scientists in a quest to hush the hot debate concerning the...

Star gazers: how to see the northern lights in St Andrews

Over the Christmas holiday, I had a conversation with a few friends from home about our favourite memories of university so far. Theirs ranged...

Astronaut Duane Carey touches down in St Andrews

On 21 September, St Andrews was lucky enough to play host to former NASA astronaut and all-around inspiring guy Duane Carey. Here to speak...

From student to business owner

An interview with Storcade.com founder and 2015 graduate Patrick Hansen