A Deep Dive into History: Viewing heritage through the lens of climate change

A familiar threat and a global catastrophe, climate change has had adverse effects on every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Most can list the primary repercussions of climate change, but few recognise the impact it has on human-made and naturally occurring heritage sites. Heritage sites have “Outstanding Universal Value,” as they have immense cultural significance … Read more

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