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Friday, November 15, 2019

St Andrews in 50

Ever wonder what half a century would do to our precious bubble? Alice Bessonova offers her predictions for St Andrews in fifty years: the good and the bad!

Gender disparities in Scottish universities: What barriers still persist?

Undoubtedly, women have experienced a dramatic transformation in access to higher education in Scotland. While once a rare and shocking prospect, university is now...

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.

Lovely Weather to Die In

Last week, whilst brazenly wandering the streets of London, I developed a shamefully amusing sunburn on my neck and face, the only two portions...

Women in Maths

How often have you heard the recurring stereotype that mathematics is for boys, and not for girls? That boys are faster at maths? That...

AI in University Research

The future is AI? Deputy Features Editor Siobhan Ali discusses the implications of AI in university reasearch and how it can help students and professors alike.

Space Elevators: into the realm of sci-fi

Martin George discusses the exciting details about the mind boggling technology and possibilities of a space elevator.

Niall McCann: Explorer. Adventurer. Biologist.

Caitlin Hamilton interviews Niall McCann: biologist, explorer, TV presenter and conservationist extraordinaire.

Different artists, same sounds: is our modern music losing originality?

The next time your grandmother complains about how modern music all sounds the same, you should be hard-pressed to argue with her. She is...

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.