News at Stirling

Japan Week at the University of Stirling

Japan Week

The University of Stirling is hosting a programme of events later this month in celebration of Japan. Members of the community, students and staff are invited to join in a wide range of activities from Tuesday 24 February.
17 Feb 2015

Launch of one-stop dementia guide at Stirling


Professor June Andrews, Director of the University of Stirling Dementia Services Development Centre, will be presenting and reading from her new book on Thursday 12 February at the Iris Murdoch Building on the University campus.
5 Feb 2015

Fully-funded places available on Stirling Big Data course


Graduates looking for a career in the increasingly influential area of Big Data have the opportunity to apply for fully-funded places on a University of Stirling’s Masters course, designed to equip them with the skills demanded by employers.
3 Feb 2015

Stirling researchers use GM plants to replace fish oil in fish feeds


Oil from genetically modified Camelina plants – developed to produce essential omega-3 fatty acids in their seeds – has been found to be suitable for feeding Atlantic salmon, aiding the development of an alternative feed for the aquaculture industry to help preserve wild fish stocks and maintain nutritional value of farmed fish for humans.
29 Jan 2015

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking


Pregnant women are more likely to quit smoking if financial rewards are offered as part of a treatment plan, according to new research carried out by academics including the University of Stirling’s Professor Linda Bauld.
27 Jan 2015

Wind turbine warning for wildlife


Careful planning measures must be put into place to ensure small wind turbine developments do not cause bat and bird population decline, according to new University of Stirling research.
3 Dec 2014

Number of empty shops in Scotland falls


The number of empty shops on Scotland’s high streets has fallen over the last year, according to a report on Scotland’s top 100 cities and towns published today by the University of Stirling’s Institute for Retail Studies and The Local Data Company.
2 Dec 2014

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