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Historic children’s home archive opens with donation from former resident

Historic children’s home archive opens with donation from former resident

A new archive making more than a century’s worth of records from Aberlour Children’s Charity accessible for the first time has been officially opened by a former resident.

Student films get debut on BBC iPlayer

Student films get debut on BBC iPlayer

Two short films created by University of Stirling students as part of a unique partnership with BBC Scotland are being showcased by the broadcaster online.

Events

Annual Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy Lecture 2022

Annual Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy Lecture 2022

Campus Central - Room C3.04

Attend the first annual lecture of the University's Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy. Attend on campus or online.

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Historic children’s home archive opens with donation from former resident

A new archive making more than a century’s worth of records from Aberlour Children’s Charity accessible for the first time has been officially opened by a former resident.

Ron Aitchison poses on campus holding a small blue booklet which is one of the items he has donated to the new archive

Student films get debut on BBC iPlayer

Two short films created by University of Stirling students as part of a unique partnership with BBC Scotland are being showcased by the broadcaster online.

Disclosure documentary screenshot from the BBC iplayer website

New exhibition celebrates Scotland’s Commonwealth Games heroes

A new exhibition curated by University of Stirling experts to celebrate Scotland’s historic sporting heroes is set to open in Birmingham as part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Liz Lynch at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, 1986

Team Scotland cyclist graduates ahead of Commonwealth Games bow

Commonwealth Games-bound cyclist, Finn Crockett, took some time out the saddle this week – swapping Lycra for academic robes – as he graduated from the University of Stirling.

Cyclist Finn Crockett has graduated from the University of Stirling.

675-year-old mystery ends after researchers discover the origins of the Black Death

A team of researchers has ended a more than six-and-a-half-century mystery, after discovering the origins of the Black Death for the first time.

Abs Bubonic plague bacteria - 3d rendered image structure view on black background. Plague Infection concept.

Human Rights expert calls for law change to protect the most vulnerable from cost-of-living crisis

A leading human rights lawyer is calling for a change in the law in order to allow those suffering from fuel, food or housing inadequacies to hold the government to account.

Person sitting on the floor surrounded by bills

University of Stirling welcomes Norwegian heritage experts

The University of Stirling is to host some of the world’s leading experts on heritage as it strengthens its international ties to the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU).

An image of a loch

University of Stirling to lead third research network hub in British Academy pilot

The British Academy has announced that the third and final hub of its Early-Career Researcher (ECR) Network – a two-year pilot programme for UK-based postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences – will be in Scotland.

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New Dean announced for Stirling’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Kirstie Blair as its new Dean of its Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Portrait photograph of Kirstie Blair. She has short grey hair and is wearing a blue polka dot blouse. She is pictured indoors, against a grey background.

Stirling politics student recognised at NATO simulation event

A University of Stirling politics student has been recognised for her role in a NATO simulation exercise held at the Foreign Office.

Politics student Abbey Stroud receives Model NATO prize following event in London

Upcoming events

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Annual Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy Lecture 2022

13 Oct 2022

Attend the first annual lecture of the University's Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy. Attend on campus or online.

An image of a loch

OMOS Screening and Q&A

14 Oct 2022

Join us for an exciting lunchtime screening of new work, OMOS, followed by a Q&A with lead artist Rhys Hollis, chaired by Briana Pegado.

Four artists stood outside a building

Travelling Gallery Pop-Up Exhibition

14 Oct 2022

The Travelling Gallery will be visiting the University of Stirling with their new exhibition ‘Reconnect’ on Friday 14 October.

Person getting off a yellow bus

Space & Place: a selection from the permanent collection

23 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2023

Celebrating the inspiration and sustenance that buildings and outdoor spaces provide for us, especially here on campus.

Art sculpture from Stirling Art Collection

Space & Place: Two exhibitions by David James Grinly

26 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2023

In Gallery 4 of the Pathfoot Building, as part of our Space & Place theme this year, we have two exhibitions by David James Grinly.

Photos in frames hung on a wall

Space & Place: Jennifer Wicks residency: Technical Notes

26 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2023

Artist in residence, Jennifer Wicks, has been looking at the work of Norman McLaren, held in the University Archive and the Art Collection.

Dancers in a studio