News and events

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Latest news

University’s groundbreaking plan to plant millions of trees

A groundbreaking initiative led by the University of Stirling will see millions of trees planted across Forth Valley to tackle the twin crisis of climate change and biodiversity loss.

Douglas Worrall, Director of Forth Climate Forest, University of Stirling; Dr Heather Reid, Convener of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority

Gardening expert Monty Don and writer Rona Munro to receive honorary degrees from the University of Stirling

Gardening expert and broadcaster Monty Don OBE and writer Rona Munro will receive Honorary Doctorates from the University of Stirling next week.

man in garden

Peat bog recreated for pioneering climate research

Peat bog recreated at University of Stirling for pioneering climate research.

PhD researcher GeorginaPage at University of Stirling with peat samples

University progresses pioneering approach to education

The University of Stirling has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement with Dollar Academy to formalise their shared commitment to furthering the vision and objectives of the Futures Institute at Dollar Academy (FIDA) and Scotland’s International Environment Centre (SIEC).


Aquaculture needs more effective governance to be sustainable

The aquaculture sector needs more effective governance to be sustainable, according to new research co-authored by an expert at the University of Stirling.

Professor Dave Little

Antarctic expedition for University of Stirling polar scientist

A polar scientist from the University of Stirling is joining an expedition to Antarctica with 94 other women leaders.

Ximena Aguilar Vega

Personal air pollution monitoring needed for people with asthma

Better air quality monitoring techniques are needed to assess the acute impacts of pollution on people with asthma, according to new research by the University of Stirling.

PhD researcher Amy McCarron

Visiting Scottish lochs and rivers improves mental health, study finds

Visiting inland freshwater spaces improves mental health, a new University of Stirling study has found.

Loch Voil

Stirling and Clackmannanshire pupils get creative to tackle the climate emergency

Pupils from schools in Stirling and Clackmannanshire are the latest to benefit from a pioneering initiative helping them to prepare for a climate-changed future.

Young Pathfinders 2023

Stirling scientists to develop new carbon negative food

A pioneering project led by University of Stirling scientists aims to develop a new carbon negative food source.

Professor Paul Thomas