July 2018 news

Archive news stories

Stirling students celebrate first step in academic career

Students who passed Stirling’s Access to Degree Studies course move onto undergraduate study.

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Education experts to run academic writing workshops in Brazil

Brazilian researchers will get academic writing tips from education experts at the University of Stirling.

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University Commonwealth Games exhibition returns to Glasgow

Hosts & Champions exhibition opens at the Scottish Football Museum in Glasgow

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British Council recognition for Stirling student

Stirling student receives British Council recognition for dissertation

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Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Experts from the University of Stirling have made a breakthrough in understanding how people respond to lifestyle treatment for preventing Type 2 diabetes.

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University launches partnership campus in United Arab Emirates

The University of Stirling Ras Al Khaimah campus has opened to students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in partnership with Planet CORE.

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University academic appointed as editor of leading education journal

Curriculum studies expert Professor Mark Priestley has been appointed as editor of a leading education journal.

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New study into impact of climate change on Arctic marine life

New research involving the University of Stirling is seeking to understand how climate change is affecting the biological clock of ecologically important species in the Arctic Ocean.

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Study to track trends in the public’s opinion on fracking

A new study involving the University of Stirling will investigate and help understand the public response to fracking across the UK.

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New grant to digitise the University’s Art Collection

The University of Stirling has been awarded almost £20,000 to create an online catalogue of its prestigious Art Collection, it has been announced.

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Invasive plants adapt to new environments, study finds

Invasive plants have the ability to adapt to new environments – and even behave like a native species, according to University of Stirling research.


Enhanced handovers could improve wellbeing of patients

The care and wellbeing of critically ill or injured patients could be enhanced by improving communication between paramedics, prehospital critical care teams and emergency departments, new research has indicated.


Stirling is a leader in employability, new figures reveal

Stirling is the second-top university in Scotland and 14th in the UK for employability, with 97.1 per cent of undergraduates in work or further study within six months of graduating.

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Stirling academic to help World Health Organisation promote personalised care for the elderly

A University of Stirling academic has been called upon to help the World Health Organisation (WHO) promote personalised care for older people in the Middle East and North Africa.

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University academics ‘bridge the gap’ with new card club

Academics at the University of Stirling are bridging the gap between generations - as well as the local community - by inviting people to join a new bridge club.

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Marketing experts gather at University to discuss future challenges

Marketing experts are gathering at the University of Stirling

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