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Children’s experiences of domestic violence and child marriage discussed

Children’s experiences of domestic violence and child marriage discussed

Children’s experiences of domestic violence and child marriage were explored in a Stirling academic’s inaugural lecture this week.

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New study challenges myth that low-income parents and children suffer from a ‘poverty of aspiration’

New study challenges myth that low-income parents and children suffer from a ‘poverty of aspiration’

Children from low-income families risk being failed by schools – because of the belief their parents lack ambition for them, a University of Stirling academic has claimed.

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Events

International Women's Day: Celebrating Stirling’s Academic Women: 6 Individual Stories

International Women's Day: Celebrating Stirling’s Academic Women: 6 Individual Stories

Despite the strong and growing global movement of advocacy, activism and support for gender parity, much remains to be done.

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Children’s experiences of domestic violence and child marriage discussed

Children’s experiences of domestic violence and child marriage were explored in a Stirling academic’s inaugural lecture this week.

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Children’s experiences of domestic violence and child marriage discussed

New study challenges myth that low-income parents and children suffer from a ‘poverty of aspiration’

Children from low-income families risk being failed by schools – because of the belief their parents lack ambition for them, a University of Stirling academic has claimed.

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New study challenges myth that low-income parents and children suffer from a ‘poverty of aspiration’

Expertise on public involvement in research shared by honorary professor

Ways to include the public in health service research have been outlined by a University of Stirling honorary professor.

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Expertise on public involvement in research shared by honorary professor

University experts attend Japan-UK dementia events in Tokyo

Experts from the University of Stirling are taking part in two Japan-UK Dementia events in Tokyo looking at the universal challenges of the condition.

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University experts attend Japan-UK dementia events in Tokyo

Stirling academic calls on Government to provide more support for single parents

A University of Stirling academic has called on the Government to increase payments for unemployed single parents in order to bring about improvements in child wellbeing.

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Stirling academic calls on Government to provide more support for single parents

Stirling poet honoured

A leading University of Stirling writer has been elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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Stirling poet honoured

Celebrities helped to lose 100 years between them in 21 days by Stirling academic

Eight celebrities have been taking part in a unique experiment designed by a University of Stirling academic to see if they can lose 100 years between them in 21 days.

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Celebrities helped to lose 100 years between them in 21 days by Stirling academic

University of Stirling academic to dispel ‘poverty of aspiration’ myth

The theory that parents’ low aspirations are to blame for their children’s lack of progress at school will be challenged by a University of Stirling academic.

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University of Stirling academic to dispel ‘poverty of aspiration’ myth

Stirling team secures £1 million to study role of governing boards in Further Education

A team of researchers – led by the University of Stirling – has been awarded nearly £1 million from the Economic and Social Research Council to study governance in the Further Education (FE) sector.

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Stirling team secures £1 million to study role of governing boards in Further Education

Equality award for Stirling academic

A University of Stirling academic has been recognised for her work in gender and disability equality.

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Equality award for Stirling academic

Upcoming events

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International Women's Day: Celebrating Stirling’s Academic Women: 6 Individual Stories

Despite the strong and growing global movement of advocacy, activism and support for gender parity, much remains to be done.

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Open Day

By attending one of our Open Days, you’ll be able to explore our beautiful campus, check out our diverse range of courses and spend invaluable time with staff and students to get a taste of what life as a Stirling student is really like.

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Open Day

By attending one of our Open Days, you’ll be able to explore our beautiful campus, check out our diverse range of courses and spend invaluable time with staff and students to get a taste of what life as a Stirling student is really like.

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Permanently Progressing? – Building secure futures for children in Scotland

On Wednesday 19th September 2018, the University of Stirling will host an exciting one day event at Stirling Court Hotel to present the key findings from the first stage of the Permanently Progressing? study.

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