Natural history in a new light at St Andrews

In the centre of the Bute Medical Building lie hundreds of skeletons, birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, and many, many more natural specimens. This is the Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History, the University of St Andrews’ collection of around 13,500 specimens and related scientific instruments spanning centuries and continents. Since its opening in 1912, the … Read more

GRADE-ing tax policy for sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa 

How do we support sustainable development? There are countless answers to this question, with 17 intersecting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) presenting numerous opportunities for social, environmental, and economic well-being. An important starting point may lie in the relationship between international policy and national governance – for instance, if a global policy can be made more … Read more

Science4All: Exploring science through colour

What if children could discover the world of science in a new way – through colour? Dr Danica Pinto, Lecturer in the School of Chemistry, has created Science4All – a website that hosts colouring pages and teaching resources to inspire young people to engage with STEM. Beyond being fun for young audiences, colouring is a … Read more