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Specific Learning Difficulties Network Launch

​The Specific Learning Difficulties Network (SLDN) was officially launched this month during a two-day event at The Royal Society of Edinburgh. The SLDN was established by Dr Silvia Paracchini (University of St…

RSE Research Award

Dr Silvia Paracchini FRSE, Reader at the School of Medicine, is a recipient of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Research Awards for the project ‘Specific learning disorders in Scotland’.  The new awards programme…

New collaboration with the University of Bonn

Collaborative research is of growing importance at the University of St Andrews. One such initiative that encourages the development of cross-border conversations and networks is the collaborative research grant…

PhD student publishes new paper

The School of Medicine sends a big congratulations to PhD student, Angela Martinelli, who recently published a paper, based on her PhD thesis, in the Human Molecular Genetics journal. The study focused on developmental…

World’s biggest study of left-handedness

From Leonardo da Vinci to Oprah Winfrey, and from Napoleon Bonaparte to Jimi Hendrix the talents of left-handers have been celebrated across the generations. However, the prevalence of people who favour their left hand…

Parliamentary Links Day

Dr Silvia Paracchini was invited to represent the Young Academy of Scotland and the Royal Society of Edinburgh at Parliamentary Links Day in Westminster.  The event hosted by the Speaker of the House, the Rt Hon John…

SoapBoxScience

On Saturday 8th June the School of Medicine was well represented at SoapBoxScience in Edinburgh with Dr Silvia Paracchini as one of the speakers.  Dr Paracchini discussed handedness with shoppers and tourists along the…