University of St Andrews

The University of St. Andrews is credited with being the first university founded in Scotland in 1413. The University of St. Andrews has a reputation for exemplary scientific research, academic excellence and currently is in the process of building a new School of Medicine in the center of the Science Center. The objective is to create a synergistic atmosphere for scientific inquiry, physician training and scientific research. The university is divided into four faculties; Arts, Divinity, Medicine and Science. St. Andrews confers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees as well as medical and combined medical/science degrees.

Address
St Katharine's West, 16 The Scores, St Andrews Fife KY16 9AX Scotland, United Kingdom
Website
http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/
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Psychology & Psychiatry

Examining eye color and how it plays into clothing aesthetics

"You are what you wear" is actually true, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews. Led by researchers from the School of Psychology and Neuroscience, the new study reveals, for the first time, scientifically, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dyslexia could be linked to mixed-handedness

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have collaborated with a multinational team of researchers from Greece, the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK to explore the intriguing connection between hand preference and dyslexia.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New deep light imaging could improve disease diagnosis

An international team of researchers, in collaboration with the University of St Andrews, have made a technology breakthrough for one of the most important forms of light imaging, optical coherence tomography (OCT), which ...

Medications

New tuberculosis treatment could save millions of lives

Scientists from the University of St Andrews reveal a new tuberculosis (TB) therapeutics that could shorten the treatment of the disease by up to two months, potentially saving millions of lives.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccination works but a small number are still at increased risk

Men are more at risk of experiencing a severe complication from the COVID-19 virus than women even after vaccination, although the risk is low with only 0.07 percent of partially vaccinated and 0.006 percent of fully vaccinated ...

Medical research

Medics should treat gender and sex differently

Patients' sex and gender are being confused by doctors at the risk of reducing the effectiveness of treatment, a group of senior medical researchers, led by the University of St Andrews, has concluded.

Medications

Zinc could be key to new diabetes treatments

Researchers at the University of St Andrews say a greater understanding of how zinc is handled in our body could lead to improved treatments for people with diabetes.

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