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Every year on the first day of May, as the sun begins to rise above St Andrews, students …

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A career studying rocks from other worlds …

Dr Jessica Barnes graduated from St Andrews with a first-class BSc in Geosciences in 2011 and is now working for NASA on a project which will continue the scientific legacy of the Apollo missions.  We thought we would find out about what the project entails and how her time at the University of St Andrews contributed to…

30 April 2019Alumni stories

Noor Huda Ismail: changemaker

Noor Huda Ismail (MLitt International Security Studies 2006) is a peacebuilder, writer and filmmaker specialising in de-radicalisation and counter-terrorism. He founded theInstitute of International Peace Building to develop the means to reform former terrorists and reintegrate them back into mainstream Indonesian society through research, arts and civil society initiatives. In recognition of this work, Huda has been featured…

27 March 2019Alumni stories

Saathi wins 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

A project which produces eco-friendly, 100% biodegradable and compostable sanitary pads in the state of Gujarat, India, has won the 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment. The sanitary product is composed of agricultural waste from banana tree farmers and enables girls and women in rural Jharkhand to have access to clean biodegradable menstruation products. The…

7 March 2019News

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