A. L. Kennedy (full name Alison Louise Kennedy, born October 22, 1965 in Dundee) is a Scottish writer of novels, short stories and non-fiction. She is known for a characteristically dark tone, a blending of realism and fantasy, and for her serious approach to her work. Alison Kennedy lives in Glasgow with several cats, and formerly contributed a monthly column to The Guardian. She is currently a part-time Lecturer in Creative Writing at St Andrews University. ...more on Wikipedia about "A. L. Kennedy"
Alan Graham MacDiarmid ONZ, (born April 24 1927) is a chemist. He was one of three people awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on conductive polymers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan MacDiarmid"
Alexander Henderson ( 1583? – August 19, 1646) was a Scottish theologian. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexander Henderson (theologian)"
Thomas Christopher Smout, CBE, FBA, FRSE, has been the Historiographer Royal in Scotland since 1993 and is Professor Emeritus in History at St Andrews University. ...more on Wikipedia about "Christopher Smout"
Colin Angus Vincent, OBE, FRSE, is a British electrochemist with a specific interest in high energy batteries. He attended Oban High School and Glasgow University where he was medallist in Chemistry and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, a Ph.D. and later a D.Sc. During his academic career he has held posts at Glasgow University and the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Chiefly, though, he was Master and Deputy Principal at St Andrews University, with a spell as Acting Vice-Chancellor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Colin Vincent"
M. Daphne Hampson is a British theologian. She is noted for her sometimes controversial Post Christian views, and has asserted that Christianity is both immoral and untrue, a "masculinist religion". Educated at Harvard University and Oxford University, from both of which she obtained doctorates, she is Professor Emerita of Divinity at St Andrews University, and also teaches and researches at Oxford. ...more on Wikipedia about "Daphne Hampson"
Sir David Brewster, ( December 11, 1781 – February 10, 1868) was a Scottish scientist and writer. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Brewster" I wish I had a www.shortopedia.com.
Douglas Eaglesham Dunn, OBE, (born October 23, 1942), is a Scottish poet, academic and critic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Douglas Dunn"
Eric Priest, FRS, (b. 7 November 1943) holds the Gregory Chair of Mathematics and is a Bishop Wardlaw Professor at St Andrews University. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eric Priest"
Sir James Donaldson ( 1831- 1915), was a Scottish classical scholar, educational and theological writer. He was born in Aberdeen on 26 April 1831. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Donaldson"
James Gregory (November 1638 – October 1675), was a Scottish mathematician and astronomer. He was born at Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and died at Edinburgh, Scotland. He was successively professor at the University of St Andrews and the University of Edinburgh. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Gregory (astronomer and mathematician)"
John "Jack" F. Allen ( May 5, 1908 – April 22, 2001) was a Canadian-born physicist. Along with Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa and Don Misener, Allen discovered the superfluid phase of matter in 1937 using liquid helium in the Royal Society Mond Laboratory in Cambridge, England. He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society in 1949. ...more on Wikipedia about "John F. Allen (physicist)"
John Guy (born 1949 in Warragul, Australia) is a leading British historian and biographer. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Guy (historian)"
John Tulloch ( 1823 - February 13, 1886) was a Scottish theologian. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Tulloch"
Kathleen Jamie is a Scottish poet, born May 13th, 1962 and raised in Currie, Edinburgh. She gained an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kathleen Jamie"
Kay Redfield Jamison (born October 14, 1946) is an American psychologist and science writer who is an expert on bipolar disorder.(also known as manic depression), from which she herself suffers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kay Redfield Jamison"
Magnus Ranstorp is Chief Scientist at the Centre for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish National Defence College and a Senior Honorary Research Associate and former Director of Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, where he also gained his doctorate in International Relations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Magnus Ranstorp"
Marina Warner (born 21st November 1946) is a British writer, known as a novelist and short story writer, and also for many non-fiction books relating in various ways to feminism and myth. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marina Warner"
Meaghan Delahunt was born in Melbourne, Australia and now lives on the East Coast of Scotland. In 2004 she was Writer in Residence in the Management School at St Andrews University and now lectures in Creative Writing there. In 1997 she won the Flamingo/HQ national short story prize in Australia. Her first novel, In the Blue House won a regional Commonwealth Prize for Best First Book in 2002, the Saltire Award for First Novel, a Scottish Arts Council Book of the year award and was longlisted for the Orange Prize and shortlisted for the Christina Stead Prize for fiction. ...more on Wikipedia about "Meaghan Delahunt"
Michael Joseph Alexander is a British academic. He was educated at Downside School, and the Universities of Oxford, Perugia and Princeton. He was, from 1985 until his retirement in 2003, the Berry Professor of English Literature at St Andrews University. ...more on Wikipedia about "Michael J Alexander"
Paul Muldoon (born June 20, 1951) is a poet from Northern Ireland. Muldoon's poetry is known for difficulty, allusion, casual use of extremely obscure or archaic words, understated wit, punning, and deft technique in meter and slant-rhyme. Muldoon has lived in the United States since 1987; he teaches at Princeton University and is an Honorary Professor in the School of English at St Andrews University. He held the chair of Professor of Poetry at Oxford University for the five-year term 1999–2004. ...more on Wikipedia about "Paul Muldoon"
Paul Wilkinson is Professor of International Relations and Chairman of the St Andrews University Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence. He has become a familiar presence as a commentator in the mainstream British media in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks on the U.S. ...more on Wikipedia about "Paul Wilkinson"
Philip Francis Esler is an Australian-born academic who became the inaugural Chief Executive of the UK's Arts and Humanities Research Council in 2005. He read Law and Theology at the Universities of Sydney and Oxford, and was sometime Vice-Principal at St Andrews University. During his tenure of the AHRC he continues to hold the Chair in Biblical Criticism at St Andrews. ...more on Wikipedia about "Philip Esler"
Sarah Broadie, FBA, FRSE, is Professor of Moral Philosophy and a Bishop Wardlaw Professor at the University of St Andrews. She has taught at the Universities of Edinburgh, Texas at Austin, Yale, Rutgers, and Princeton, before taking the Chair at St Andrews in 2001. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sarah Broadie"
Sir James Colquhoun Irvine, CBE, FRS, (1877-1952) was a British chemist and Principal and Vice-Chancellor of St Andrews University from 1920 until his death. As a research chemist, Irvine worked on the application of methylation techniques to carbohydrates, and isolated the first methylated sugars, trimethyl and tetramethyl glucose. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sir James Irvine" shortopedia Dreamteam. University_of_St_Andrews_academics
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