May 2017 news

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Paws for Progress unveils new dementia dog training project

An initiative from the University of Stirling will benefit people living with dementia with the introduction of Scotland’s first prison-based assistance dog training programme.

two dogs wearing green vests

Data students’ fly-tipping solution bags national award

An innovative idea from a team of University of Stirling Masters students has won the inaugural Data Lab MSc Challenge Competition.

one woman and two men posing with a box of chocolates and certificates

Stirling experts advise on landmark human rights petition

Two University of Stirling academics, Dr Annalisa Savaresi and Dr Ioana Cismas, have provided expert legal advice in relation to a landmark petition before the Philippines Human Rights Commission.

The logo for the Human Right Commission

Stirling steps up Guardian University rankings

The University of Stirling has moved up the Guardian University Guide rankings for 2018 – rising to 54th in the UK, and 8th in Scotland.

group of girls in graduation gowns and holding their certificates

Women and babies in prison research explored

Top child welfare experts have gathered at the University of Stirling to discuss the wellbeing of babies and women in prison.

Professor Judith Phillips

Stirling poet recognised by Royal Geographical Society

A notable University of Stirling poet has been honoured by the Royal Geographical Society.

Professor Kathleen Jamie