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Digital design should embed ethical and political values

Digital design should embed ethical and political values

Digital developers should consider the ethical and political values of their users – rather than focusing solely on their needs – a University of Stirling-led report has said.

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Inequalities between schools preparing pupils for university

Inequalities between schools preparing pupils for university

Students from high attaining state schools are better prepared for the university application process than their peers in more deprived areas, new research by the University of Stirling has found.

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Events

Postgraduate Open Day

Postgraduate Open Day

Explore our stunning campus, learn more about our diverse range of Masters and research degrees, Professional Doctorates and PhD courses and spend invaluable time with our staff and students to get a taste of what life at Stirling is really like.

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Digital design should embed ethical and political values

Digital developers should consider the ethical and political values of their users – rather than focusing solely on their needs – a University of Stirling-led report has said.

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Digital design should embed ethical and political values

Inequalities between schools preparing pupils for university

Students from high attaining state schools are better prepared for the university application process than their peers in more deprived areas, new research by the University of Stirling has found.

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Inequalities between schools preparing pupils for university

Hidden costs in education system impact on Scotland’s poorest families

Hidden costs in the education system – such as school trips and uniform - are impacting on children and families living in poverty, a report by Dr Morag Treanor, from the University of Stirling, has found.

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Hidden costs in education system impact on Scotland’s poorest families

Dementia Studies course expands offer to Sri Lanka

The University of Stirling has expanded the range of its distance learning course in Dementia Studies to include a student from Sri Lanka for the first time - in addition to students from India and Bangladesh.

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Dementia Studies course expands offer to Sri Lanka

Domestic abuse legislation should recognise children as victims

Children who experience domestic abuse should be recognised by law as victims and not merely as witnesses, University of Stirling child expert Professor Jane Callaghan has claimed.

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Domestic abuse legislation should recognise children as victims

Housing experts call for a Commissioner for Ageing

A University of Stirling-led report has called for a Commissioner for Ageing in England and Scotland – similar to the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales – to ensure that people are able to age in the right place.

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Housing experts call for a Commissioner for Ageing

Experts address impact of austerity on children living in poverty

The impact of austerity measures on children – and work being done to mitigate this – will be addressed at the University of Stirling Taking action on child poverty conference to mark the start of Challenge Poverty Week.

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Experts address impact of austerity on children living in poverty

Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes

A narrowing of the curriculum in secondary schools could impact on student outcomes – particularly for those from deprived backgrounds - according to research carried out by academics at the University of Stirling.

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Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes

Looked after children wait years for adoption, new study finds

A University of Stirling-led study tracking the progress of 1,836 looked-after children, has found they can wait years to be adopted.

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Looked after children wait years for adoption, new study finds

Language education students spread their skills worldwide

Language education students from the University of Stirling are heading overseas this month as part of an international placement scheme.

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Language education students spread their skills worldwide

Upcoming events

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Postgraduate Open Day

28 Nov 2018

Explore our stunning campus, learn more about our diverse range of Masters and research degrees, Professional Doctorates and PhD courses and spend invaluable time with our staff and students to get a taste of what life at Stirling is really like.

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The Future of Housing in the UK

5 Dec 2018

The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Research is a major investment by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation that was launched in 2017. In this seminar, hosted by the Public Services and Governance research group, centre director, Prof Ken Gibb will reflect on the centre’s achievements in its first period and future plans, within a context of ongoing challenges in the UK’s housing market and housing policy.

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Domestic Abuse Seminar Series at the University of Stirling

10 Dec 2018

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Domestic Abuse Seminar Series, at the University of Stirling. Led by the University's Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection and its Child Wellbeing and Protection Research Group, this series will support a dialogue between practitioners and academics who work in the field.

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Applicant Day

13 Apr 2019

If you have an offer to study at the University of Stirling you'll be invited to come to our Applicant Day.

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Open Day

8 Jun 2019

If you are interested in studying at the University of Stirling, our Open Days offer campus tours, presentations, talks and displays. Speak to University support staff, academics and current students, who will be delighted to answer your questions

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Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing: Communities, families, resilience and resistance

5 Sep 2019 to 7 Sep 2019

This the day conference focuses broadly on children and young people’s wellbeing and mental health.

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Open Day

14 Sep 2019

If you are interested in studying at the University of Stirling, our Open Days offer campus tours, presentations, talks and displays. Speak to University support staff, academics and current students, who will be delighted to answer your questions

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Open Day

26 Oct 2019

If you are interested in studying at the University of Stirling, our Open Days offer campus tours, presentations, talks and displays. Speak to University support staff, academics and current students, who will be delighted to answer your questions

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