SIMULATION-LED: St Andrews as an active partner in the United for Smart, Sustainable Cities U4SSC initiative

3 November 2021, 12:00 to 13:00. Research seminar. Guest speaker: Moya Crawford (Managing Director D’Arcy Thompson Simulator Centre) Abstract As part of its contract to install the D’Arcy Thompson Simulator @ Eden Campus, using funding from the Tay Cities Deal, St Andrews has been enrolled in the United for Smart, Sustainable Cities programme. This has over … Read more

Dive in! Protecting Our Ocean

12 October 2021, 12:00 to 13:00. Research seminar. Guest speakers: Claire Robinson & Lily Barnes (Museum Collections) Join us for another great talk by Claire Robinson & Lily Barnes (Museum Collections) entitled ‘Dive in! Protecting Our Ocean’. The Museums of the University of St Andrews are working in partnership with the Scottish Oceans Institute, MASTS and consultants in … Read more

Transparency in the age of energy transition – What can data tell us about sustainability?

3 June 2021, 12:00-13:00 Research Seminar Guest speaker: Dr Aliya Tskhay Join us for another great interdisciplinary paper, this time by Dr Aliya Tskhay (School of International Relations) entitled ‘Transparency in the age of energy transition: What can data tell us about sustainability?’. This paper explores the utility of data produced within the Extractive Industries … Read more

Eden Campus – The University’s Living Lab for Innovation

19 May 2021, 13:00-14:00 Research Seminar Guest speaker: Ian Hill Join us for another great interdisciplinary paper, this time by Ian Hill (Strategic Lead of Innovation, Eden Campus) entitled ‘Eden Campus: The University’s Living Lab for Innovation’. The Eden Campus development is becoming a location for University-company interactions and for the development and trialling of … Read more

Menstrual organization and embodied sustainability

4 May 2021, 11:00-12:00 Research Seminar Guest speaker: Dr Lara Owen Join us for another great interdisciplinary paper, this time by Dr Lara Owen (School of Modern Languages) entitled ‘Menstrual organization and embodied sustainability’. This paper explores contemporary changes in menstrual organization in the contexts of product use and workplace practice, and develops the concept … Read more

Sustainable development conundrum in artisanal fisheries – a case study in Peru

20 April 2021, 11:00-12:00 Research Seminar Guest speaker: Dr Tania Mendo Join us for another great interdisciplinary paper, this time by Dr Tania Mendo (School of Biology) entitled ‘Sustainable development conundrum in artisanal fisheries – a case study in Peru’. Artisanal shrimp trawl fisheries in Peru operate illegally with high levels of bycatch, impacting biodiversity … Read more

Network Launch: Power to the People

5 April 2021, 12:00-13:30 Research Seminar Guest speaker: Professor John Irvine Join us for the virtual launch of the University’s new interdisciplinary research network, the St Andrews Network for Climate, Energy, Environment and Sustainability (STACEES). The launch will kick off with a paper by Professor John Irvine (School of Chemistry) entitled ‘Power to the People’. … Read more