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Move more month

Connecting people with local opportunities to get active through exercise prescription   April is “move more” month, an initiative to encourage people to take part in physical activity with the goal of incorporating it…

International public health leader joins St Andrews

International Public Health leader Dr Mary E Black is to join the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews as Honorary Professor. As Director of Clinical and Protecting Health for Public Health Scotland, Dr…

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is an occasion to celebrate the achievements and accolades of women across every sector. Women have had an invaluable contribution to the COVID-19 response. Not only has female leadership been…

Exercise prescriptions needed to get patients active

A nation-wide health initiative, that will be rolled out widely in GP practices next year, will only work if formal referrals and prescriptions are used, according to a new study led by the University of St Andrews.…

Young Academy of Scotland

Dr Gozde Ozakinci has been invited to be a member of RSE Young Academy of Scotland.  As part of this membership, Dr Ozakinci will work on connecting various disciplines with the aim of facilitating signposting and…

Unlocking the spread of Covid-19

Medical scientists at the University of St Andrews have joined forces with data scientists Blue Hat Associates to further medical research and understanding about the spread of Covid-19 within the community. How…