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Scottish Minister learns about University's work on ageing and dementia

Scottish Minister learns about University's work on ageing and dementia

Scottish Government Minister for Older People, Christina McKelvie MSP, visited the University of Stirling to hear about its work on ageing and dementia.

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Stirling academic to help improve support for victims of crime

Stirling academic to help improve support for victims of crime

University of Stirling academic Dr Margaret Malloch has been appointed to a new Scottish Government taskforce which will improve support, advice and information for victims of crime.

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Events

First Friday Writing Day

First Friday Writing Day

First Friday Writing Days dedicate time to progressing our individual writing projects in a supportive and relaxed environment.

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Scottish Minister learns about University's work on ageing and dementia

Scottish Government Minister for Older People, Christina McKelvie MSP, visited the University of Stirling to hear about its work on ageing and dementia.

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Scottish Minister learns about University's work on ageing and dementia

Stirling academic to help improve support for victims of crime

University of Stirling academic Dr Margaret Malloch has been appointed to a new Scottish Government taskforce which will improve support, advice and information for victims of crime.

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Stirling academic to help improve support for victims of crime

Domestic abuse seminar series launched by University academics

A domestic abuse seminar series – marking the end of an international campaign challenging violence against women and girls – is being launched by the University of Stirling’s Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection.

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Domestic abuse seminar series launched by University academics

Experts highlight importance of research in tackling problem drug use

Experts from across the UK met to discuss the importance of research in tackling problem drug use, at a conference organised by the University of Stirling-hosted Drugs Research Network Scotland (DRNS).

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Experts highlight importance of research in tackling problem drug use

University experts awarded £100k to evaluate domestic abuse programme

Academics from the University of Stirling have been awarded nearly £100,000 to evaluate a community project that aims to reduce acceptance of domestic violence.

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University experts awarded £100k to evaluate domestic abuse programme

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

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First Friday Writing Day

1 Feb 2019

First Friday Writing Days dedicate time to progressing our individual writing projects in a supportive and relaxed environment.

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Domestic Abuse Seminar Series at the University of Stirling

18 Feb 2019

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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On the move: children and family's communication and wellbeing

21 Feb 2019

The Centre for Child Wellbeing & Protection will host a one-day seminar to bring together practitioners, policy makers, service users, carers and researchers from multiple disciplines to discuss issues of communication and wellbeing for migrant families.

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First Friday Writing Day

1 Mar 2019

First Friday Writing Days dedicate time to progressing our individual writing projects in a supportive and relaxed environment.

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Postgraduate Open Day

27 Mar 2019

Learn more about our diverse range of Masters courses and PhD opportunities, explore our stunning campus, 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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First Friday Writing Day

5 Apr 2019

First Friday Writing Days dedicate time to progressing our individual writing projects in a supportive and relaxed environment.

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Domestic Abuse Seminar Series at the University of Stirling

8 Apr 2019

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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International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design and Ageing

14 May 2019 to 15 May 2019

The University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre and the Dementia and Ageing Research Group will host its second International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design and Ageing (IMDDA). IMDDA brings together experts from across the globe to discuss ideas from design innovation through research to policy development.

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Domestic Abuse Seminar Series at the University of Stirling

3 Jun 2019

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.

Read more
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