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The Dean's Diary: The Union is a force for good

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD      IT BOILS down to this; do we wish to remain at the Top Table, or retreat ...

Article from Monday 15, September, 2014
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Market reaction shows No campaign was not bluffing

by Ewen Stewart
The media is awash with stories about increasing financial panic about the risks and costs of Scottish independence. Economist Ewen Stewart, who wrote the white paper 'Much Cost, Little Benefit' for the Scottish Research Society about the economic costs of independence, believes this is a signal we can't afford to ignore.

Article from Wednesday 10, September, 2014
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The Dean's Diaries: The Dean's Erse

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD        It was off to Ireland last week,leaving the College in the hands of the ...

Article from Tuesday 26, August, 2014
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The Dean's Diary: My memorial to Mr Dodd

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD         ONE OF the more melancholy duties of life in Academe is to leave ...

Article from Monday 4, August, 2014
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The Dean's Diary: That wee thing that happened in 1603

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD        ONE OF the pleasures of the Deanship is the assumption by ...

Article from Thursday 17, July, 2014
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The Dean's Diary: The strange case of the extra large prophylactic

by Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diary:
SS Braemar, at Sea;
off Bear Island,
N. Norway
   I AM CONTINUING to enjoy this foray into the Arctic Ocean which we entered yesterday ...

Article from Monday 30, June, 2014
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The Dean's Diary: The strange case of the extra large prophylactic

by Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diary:
 SS Braemar, at Sea,
 Tromsø Fjord,
Norway
   I AM CONTINUING to enjoy this foray into the Arctic Ocean which we entered yesterday by passing Bear ...

Article from Monday 30, June, 2014
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The Dean's Diary: the admiral sends for his 'woman'

by Prof D.W. Purdie
The Dean's Diary:
SS Braemar, at Sea,
Tromsø Fjord,
Norway   Thoroughly enjoying my first foray in to the Arctic, courtesy of the Fred Olsen Line, aboard whose sturdy vessel I am ...

Article from Monday 23, June, 2014
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A hard weekend to beat

by Iain McGill
WHAT A WEEKEND I had recently! A candidate in the European elections with pleasing results, the Scottish Conservatives taking more votes in a Euro election than we have since 1989, Hibs relegating themselves in the most hilarious fashion and between ...

Article from Monday 9, June, 2014
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The Dean's Diaries: The Dean visits England by train

by Prof D.W. Purdie
Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD     A MEMORABLE visit to England last week provided a welcome break from the Great Debate ...

Article from Tuesday 3, June, 2014
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