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Myth that Andy Murray’s nationality is linked to success smashed

The notion that success plays a part in media descriptions of tennis ace Andy Murray’s nationality has finally been dispelled by a postgraduate student at the University of Stirling. The commonly held view that Murray is British when he wins and Scottish when he loses has been dismissed by Ben Dickson in a recent research project.

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Playgroup Open Day

Thu 03 December 9.00 - Thu 03 December 12.00

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Three Full-Time PhD Studentships

To critically examine the impact of Scotland’s framework for children’s services upon the wellbeing of children in Scotland

This is a unique opportunity to apply for one of three full-time, PhD Studentships based in the newly formed Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection. Closing date for applications is Friday 11 December.

AHRC Doctoral Studentships

The University of Stirling has AHRC Doctoral Studentships available for 2016/17

Closing date for applications: 22 December 2015.

AHRC Doctoral Studentships

ESRC Doctoral Studentships

The University of Stirling invites applications for ESRC Doctoral Studentships in 2016-17.

Please contact us as soon as possible to discuss your research idea. Closing date for applications is 18 January 2016.

More information can be found on the Scottish Graduate School website.

Visiting the University

Our stunning 330-acre Stirling campus is located in the centre of Scotland and attracts students, academics and visitors to the University from all over the world. 

Plan your visit and find out more.

Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 THE 100 under 50 logo

Stirling confirms its place in the ‘Times Higher Education 100 Under 50’ ranking of the world’s best young universities.

100 Under 50 Rankings 2015 results

Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre has announced funding for 25 new taught Masters places in aquaculture. More information


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