University of St Andrews

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Name: University of St Andrews
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New Beacon boss calls for support

Published at 12:01, Monday, 14 July 2014THE new-style Beacon is a ‘cracking’ museum and local people can be very proud of their state-of-the-art facility.New boss Elizabeth Kwasnik is urging the community to give it their full support.“Work with us – ... [Published In-Cumbria - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

£1.5 million grant for St Andrews University to advance photonics research

The University of St Andrews in Scotland has received £1.5 million in funding from the Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to advance its research in the field of photonics. The grant will fund new projects that will coincide with the ... [Published Electro Optics - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

While the Queen Is Away . . . Prince George Is Having Playdates at Windsor Castle

When you are a future king, you don’t go to any old playdate—only a castle will do!The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George have been hosting afternoons of fun at the Queen’s residence, Windsor Castle, while the monarch is out, Royal Watch has lear ... [Published Vanity Fair - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

People Tend to Find Thin Women More Attractive Because the Internet

If you were sitting around wondering if the internet as a medium is complicit in (or just straight up dictates) the homogenization of beauty standards, have I got news for you!A recent study conducted by the University of St. Andrews in Scotland has found ... [Published Jezebel - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Students step into Civil War roles

LAURINBURG — St. Andrews University’s Department of Liberal and Creative Arts during the 2013-2014 school year participated in the project Reacting to the Past, in which students had the chance to participate in part of a civil war class taught by the ... [Published Laurinburg Exchange - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

£1.5m funding turns spotlight on St Andrews

A new £1.5m grant will allow reers at the University of St Andrews to explore light in exciting new ways.The funding, awarded by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Re Council), will see St Andrews scientists harness the power of light in the ... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

The Internet Really Has Changed Everything -- Maybe Even What We Find Sexy

Which face do you find sexier -- the one on the left, or the one on the right?What about these faces?Given that you have access to the internet -- a safe assumption since you made it to this page -- there's a good chance that you went for the faces on ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Read more: Careers in the Data Center

13th Annual DatacenterDynamics London Converged19 th -20 th November 2014ExCel London ICCwww.datacenterdynamics.com/londonAs a reader of European Reseller you can receive a special 30% discount, make sure you are registered for the UK’s largest and most ... [Published European Reseller - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 reports

Fish Form 'Friendships,' Prefer Familiar Faces

Are fish wise to the benefits of having friends?A study just published in the journal Royal Society B has determined that three-spined sticklebacks can not only recognize other sticklebacks they've previously lived among, but will also spend more time ... [Published Discovery Channel - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists translate apes gestures

Studying footage of chimpanzees from Uganda between 2007 and 2009, scientists have arrived at translations for 66 gestures used between the apes as means of communication. Previous research had revealed that the animals use gestures to communicate.The ... [Published Press tv - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists Create 'Dictionary' of Chimp Gestures to Decode Secret Meanings

Humankind's closest relative — the chimpanzee — just got a little bit easier to understand.A new study[1] by a team of Scottish scientists revealed how chimpanzees communicate using hand and body movements. While it has long been known that certain chimpanzee ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Giant carbon burp ended last Ice Age?

A massive “burp” of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the North Pacific Ocean may have triggered the end of last Ice Age, around 17,000 years ago, a new study has found.The study, led by Dr James Rae of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, found that changes ... [Published Asian Age - Jul 08 2014]

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In a rare appearance last week he urged people to call him Caliph Ibrahim, adding: "It is a burden to accept this empowerment to be in charge of you. I am not better than you or more virtuous than you. If you see me on the right path, help me. If you see me on the wrong path, advise me and halt me. And obey me as far as I obey God." Isis threaten to plant bombs at ‘every American embassy' Teenage sisters flee Britain to fight in Syrian war British jihadists caught after parents call...
"One possibility for the difference is the level of media exposure: people with internet access are more exposed to the media (adverts or websites), which promotes the beauty ideals of muscly men and thin feminine women."
...The project will be led by Professor Kishan Dholakia of the School of Physics & Astronomy. He said, "This award is a testament to world-class advances in light beams made by St Andrews scientists over the years and reinforces our position as a truly international centre of excellence in this field."
"In other words, the more we see these types of images (whether on the Internet or in magazines or television shows), the more we tend to buy into the notion that thinness is a key indicator of beauty in women" Engeln told the Huffington Post in an email

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While the Queen Is Away . . . Prince George Is ... [Published Vanity Fair - 17 hours ago]
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People Tend to Find Thin Women More Attractive ... [Published Jezebel - Jul 12 2014]
Students step into Civil War roles [Published Laurinburg Exchange - Jul 12 2014]
Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin: Reunited And ... [Published Your Tango - Jul 11 2014]
£1.5m funding turns spotlight on St Andrews [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
The Internet Really Has Changed Everything -- M... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 11 2014]
Walter takes final bow after 50 years' service [Published Helensburgh Advertiser - Jul 11 2014]
Read more: Careers in the Data Center [Published European Reseller - Jul 11 2014]
How the internet affects who we FANCY: Web user... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 11 2014]
Internet found to alter our perception of beauty [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 11 2014]
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James Best Appointed Dean Of NTU’s Medical School [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 11 2014]
Prince William and Kate Attend Wimbledon to Wat... [Published People - Jul 11 2014]
Chatty chimps know their ooks from their eeks [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 10 2014]
Resident recalls Rwanda experience [Published Wicked Local Salem - Jul 10 2014]
Chimp Smarts Are in Their Genes [Published National Geographic - Jul 10 2014]
Casting the net [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
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What Monkey’s have taught us about Social Media... [Published Australian Women Online - Jul 10 2014]
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What's killing corals? [Published University of St Andrews - Jul 10 2014]
Fish Form 'Friendships,' Prefer Familiar Faces [Published Discovery Channel - Jul 09 2014]
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Humankind's closest relative — the chimpanzee — just got a little bit easier to understand. A new study by a team of Scottish scientists revealed how chimpanzees communicate using hand and body movements. While it has long been known that certain ...
VIDEO: How chimps use gestures to communicate [Published BBC News Video - Science and Environment - Jul 04 2014]
Researchers from the University of St Andrews say they have translated the meanings of gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate. The findings are published in the journal Current Biology. ...
The Theoretical Impulse in Plato and Aristotle [Published UC Television - YouTube - Jul 02 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fM4RTWvnoRU&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The Theoretical Impulse in Plato and Aristotle Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Sarah Broadie, a specialist ...
Research reveals widespread dissatisfaction wit... [Published Call Centre Clinic News Articles - Jun 18 2014]
18th June 2014 - New research released today by enterprise ICT solutions and services provider Damovo UK & Ireland has revealed widespread dissatisfaction over how businesses manage their contact centres. A survey of 2,087 UK consumers conducted by ...
The World Cup is one place where rich and poor ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 12 2014]
A boy plays with a ball in the Cidade de Deus neighborhood of Port Alegre. (Reuters) Portugal's first World Cup match Monday  will be against Germany, a country with eight times Portugal's population and 16 times its gross domestic product. In international ...
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