January 2018 news

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Stirling expert discusses high-intensity training on BBC show

A University of Stirling academic provided expert guidance on high-intensity interval training (HIIT) as part of a new BBC One documentary analysing alternative ways to keep fit.

Dr Vollaard and Micheal Moseley

Football player and manager Darren Dods heads for a career in further education

Brechin City FC player-manager Darren Dods is juggling his work with university studies as he looks forward to a new career as a college lecturer.

Darren Dods

Weekend of sporting success for Stirling athletes

Athletes from the University of Stirling made their mark across the continent this past weekend as members of the University’s high performance sport programme competed in a number of national and international competitions. Curling, golf, swimming and tennis stars were all in action, enjoying a number of podium finishes at their respective events.

Chloe Goadby playing golf

Stirling students to pitch stock recommendations for investment fund

Students are set to pitch their stock recommendations for inclusion in the newly created University of Stirling Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF).

SMIF pitch event participants

University welcomes European Commissioner

One of the European Union’s most senior officials will outline the benefits of continued UK-EU cooperation against terrorism and cybersecurity, in a public lecture at the University of Stirling.

Sir Julian King

Golfers tee-up perfect start to 2018 at Dubai training camp

The University of Stirling’s golf scholars are all set for their first tournaments of 2018 after being put through their paces at a fortnight-long winter training camp in Dubai.

Golf scholar, Micheal Lawrie

Super success for tennis scholars at league finale

The University of Stirling’s high performance tennis athletes received top marks at this year’s BUCS National League Super Weekend with both the men’s and women’s team coming away with medals.

Tennis team

Stirling golfer selected for Glasgow 2018 role

Glasgow 2018 is set to celebrate the country’s young talent and achievers, coinciding with the Year of Young People, and six ambitious young athletes, representing each of the sports, hope the profile of Glasgow 2018 will help inspire more young people to get involved in sports.

Hazel MacGarvie playing golf

Exhibition of artwork by University of Stirling students

An exhibition of artwork by honours year students at the University of Stirling is being launched at the Engine Shed in the town centre.

David Niven

Stirling writer’s book could be named nation’s nature favourite

A University of Stirling professor of poetry’s celebration of nature has been shortlisted for a prestigious national book accolade.

Professor Kathleen Jamie

Unique Argos catalogue collection shows changes in consumer habits

A complete collection of Argos catalogues – held by the University of Stirling’s Institute for Retail Studies – has offered a unique insight into changing consumer habits over the years.

Unique Argos catalogue collection shows changes in consumer habits