News at Stirling

Stirling students achieve a British women’s football first

A lecturer and her student will line up side-by-side this weekend as Stirling University make further footballing history. Former Scotland international Shelley Kerr became the first female to manage a senior men’s side in British football when she took over the reins at Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence last summer.
27 Mar 2015

The effect of glass walls on women achieving top management roles

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Glass walls are proving an initial obstacle to women in the workplace, ahead of the glass ceiling, with them being ‘boxed into’ certain roles, according to Professor Sharon Bolton, Head of the Management School and Dean of Equality and Diversity at the University of Stirling.
9 Mar 2015

Cultural memories captured on camera

Cultural memories

Some of the biggest movers and shakers of Scotland’s film and TV production scene have been stepping out from behind the camera at the University of Stirling, as part of a national project to document their lives and careers.
6 Mar 2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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