January 2020 news

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£2.2m for new study on the care of parents who use drugs

An innovative £2.2 million study will investigate the provision of treatment for parents who use drugs in the UK – in a bid to understand how they interact with health and social care services.


Research suggests benefits of conservation efforts may not yet be fully visible

The time it takes for species to respond to conservation measures – known as an ‘ecological time lag’ – could be partly masking any real progress that is being made, experts have warned.

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Efforts to tackle tobacco harm explored by experts

The impact of the tobacco display ban on young people’s attitudes to smoking has been analysed by University of Stirling experts.

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Stirling experts grant gold accreditation to public building in world first

The University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) has awarded its internationally recognised dementia design Gold accreditation to a new community hub facility in Warrington – the first public building in the world to receive the award.

People using the new Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub

Student teachers benefit from mental health training

Student teachers at the University of Stirling are continuing to benefit from an innovative pilot project designed to improve knowledge and understanding of their own and pupils’ mental health.

Kathleen Forbes from Place2Be and student teacher Laura Burns

Stirling expert appointed as Research Director for Healthy Ageing Challenge

A leading University of Stirling academic has been appointed as Research Director for the Healthy Ageing Challenge delivered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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Alloa scientist working for NASA to deliver talk at University

A Scots-born planetary scientist and aerospace engineer – working on NASA’s next mission to Saturn’s moon Titan – will deliver a special lecture at the University of Stirling.

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Exhibition of Scotland’s boxing heritage to open in Stirling

A new exhibition displaying Scotland’s proud boxing history will open to the public at the University of Stirling this month.

Scottish boxer Hugh Riley training on board the SS Tamora en route to the 1950 Games in Auckland, New Zealand

New Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities Director announced

The Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Director, Professor Claire Squires.

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