News at Stirling

Dumyat ‘dunkers’ ready to race for charity

The University of Stirling’s Dumyat Hill Race is known to attract top hill runners and keen amateurs alike, but next month’s event is set to feature an entire basketball team.
3 Apr 2014

New exhibition on Academy Award winner Norman McLaren

Norman McLaren

A new exhibition on the early life of Norman McLaren – the Oscar®-winning filmmaker from Stirling – launches at the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum on April 11. “A Dream of Stirling: Norman McLaren’s Scottish Dawn” uses material from the University of Stirling’s extensive Norman McLaren Archive, along with items donated by the McLaren family.
28 Mar 2014

Student honoured in social work awards

Emma Hamilton

A student at the University of Stirling has been Highly Commended in the "Student Social Worker of the Year" awards held by the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW).
27 Mar 2014

Forth Valley patients benefit from new checks

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Patients are benefiting from “pro-active” nursing in wards across Forth Valley. The NHS – backed by the University of Stirling - have been rolling out “care and comfort rounds” – checking and helping patients more regularly, rather than waiting on buzzer calls.
24 Mar 2014

Stirling PhD student competes for top poetry prize

Hannah Silva

A poet and playwright – studying for a PhD at the University of Stirling – is vying for honours in a prestigious poetry competition. Hannah Silva is in the running for the £5000 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. The winner will be announced at a reception in London this Friday (March 28).
24 Mar 2014

New degree courses are sector leaders

Stirling Campus

Two new digital technologies based degree courses – run jointly by the University of Stirling and Forth Valley College – mirror a recent Scottish Government drive to develop new ICT skills and encourage more women into the sector.
20 Mar 2014

Event to launch new exhibition on the work of Iain Banks

Iain Banks

A new exhibition on the work of Scots author Iain Banks is being officially opened at the University of Stirling. Banks studied English and philosophy at the University in the early 1970s. The exhibition, in the University Library, is entitled “Parallel Worlds” and showcases foreign editions of Banks’ works, as well as a sculpture inspired by one of his most famous books “The Crow Road”.
14 Mar 2014

Stirling student wins top awards

Lynn Munro, a final year undergraduate in Environmental Science and Outdoor Education at the University of Stirling, has scored success in top awards.
11 Mar 2014

University supports arts project at Cornton Vale Prison


Prisoners at Scotland’s only all-female prison are taking part in an arts project run in conjunction with the University of Stirling. The women at Cornton Vale Prison – just two miles from the University campus – are involved in “Create and Curate”, backed by funding from Scottish Government agency Education Scotland.
7 Mar 2014

Stirling student shortlisted for prestigious nursing award

Hilary O'Donnell

A University of Stirling student has been shortlisted for a prize in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2014. Hilary O’Donnell (44), who lives in Doune, Perthshire, is vying to win the “Outstanding Contribution to Practice Placements” category. The University’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health has also been shortlisted in three other categories of the annual awards.
5 Mar 2014

BBSRC funds Stirling’s Omega-3 exhibit

Scientists from the University of Stirling and Rothamsted Research will team up this year to help the general public learn more about the importance of bioscience research.
5 Mar 2014

Top literary award for Stirling professor

Professor Kathleen Jamie

A professor at University of Stirling has won a top literary award. Kathleen Jamie - Stirling’s Professor of Poetry – has won the John Burroughs Medal for her book "Sightlines".
28 Feb 2014

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