Faculty of Arts and Humanities news
University of Stirling to promote better outcomes from water resources for Scottish businesses and communities
A team at the University of Stirling is embarking on an extensive study into how water resources in Scotland promote better outcomes for our economy, society and the environment, in a £5 million partnership project to last three years.
The significance of coal in shaping Scotland’s past, present and future is to take centre stage of a new online museum.
Two Journalism students are set to secure their first professional by-lines thanks to a partnership between the University and award-winning investigative website, The Ferret.
A University of Stirling journalism student is heading to South Korea to report on the Winter Youth Olympic Games (WYOG) after being selected to take part in a special training scheme.
The University of Stirling is confirmed to host the 2024 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship – a year-long writing residency which supports Scottish based mid-career and established writers to develop new work.
Gardening expert Monty Don and writer Rona Munro to receive honorary degrees from the University of Stirling
Gardening expert and broadcaster Monty Don OBE and writer Rona Munro will receive Honorary Doctorates from the University of Stirling next week.
University of Stirling Public Relations students have swept the board at the EUPRERA Master Thesis Awards– a major European event recognising excellent academic contribution to public relations.
A Stirling history expert is to join the Board of Trustees of National Museums Scotland.
The University of Stirling has formed a new partnership with the National Trust for Scotland to enhance research, teaching and learning.
The first collection of its kind capturing the stories and experiences of a Scottish university community through the global pandemic has been launched.
The UK Branded content industry, where advertising and media combine, is a fast-growing sector that needs better regulation, according to new research.
A Creative Writing student has taken the top prize at a new competition celebrating local authors.
Experts at the University of Stirling are calling for the arts and culture to be prioritised in funding decisions after new research showed the significance of cultural hubs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sports heritage experts at the University of Stirling have been appointed to evaluate a major celebration of football in Scotland.
A University of Stirling heritage expert has been awarded a prestigious grant to explore the contemporary meanings and values of the Stone of Destiny.
Stirling students took home a record four awards, marking the best awards haul any institution has received at the event.
A new comic is telling the stories of forgotten HIV and AIDs campaigners who played a major role in tackling stigma and prejudice faced by sufferers in the 1980s.
The University of Stirling is launching the first event of its kind to profile the ‘forgotten’ jobs in politics.
University of Stirling students have returned triumphant from a NATO simulation exercise held at the Foreign Office.
Two Scottish researchers are attempting to piece together part of Scotland’s religious past by combining hi-tech science with historical knowledge.
A new international project is to explore how cultural heritage, monuments and the professionals involved in their safeguarding, can be better protected during times of war.
A Media Management graduate has been recognised as one of the 75 top young Indian alumni of the United Kingdom.
The influence of Robert Burns saw poets in the north of England writing verse in Scots, say researchers who have uncovered a host of ‘lost’ literary works penned by industrial workers in the 19th Century.
Raploch born footballer Billy Bremner remembered in new University exhibition
A public relations graduate has picked up a major academic award – marking the third time a Stirling student has been recognised at the annual EUPRERA Master Thesis Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Kirstie Blair as its new Dean of its Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
A University of Stirling politics student has been recognised for her role in a NATO simulation exercise held at the Foreign Office.
Politics experts from the University of Stirling are hosting a public event this week to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
A new set of guidelines on internet regulation - published by philosophers from the University of Stirling - are aiming to support policy makers to tackle the spread of fake news and protect democratic debate online.
Legal experts at the University of Stirling have launched a new study to ensure that consumer laws are as ‘smart’ as the emerging technologies that they regulate.
The life and career of Scottish football legend Billy Bremner will be the focus of a new sports heritage project, led by the University of Stirling.
Stirling journalism students are helping to tell the untold stories of the devastating impact of climate change thanks to a new international initiative.
A new research project led by a University of Stirling academic is to shake-up the way British history is taught to school children and presented to the public in order to promote tolerance.
A University of Stirling Public Relations graduate is celebrating after winning a top international award.
The University of Stirling has joined the Pan-European Seal Programme, a prestigious EU training scheme, becoming the first in Scotland to partner with Europe’s leading Intellectual Property (IP) organisations: the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO).
The University of Stirling has secured a major funding grant in partnership with National Museums Scotland for a unique research project exploring how the Cold War features in museums.
A new toolkit for heritage professionals is helping them understand and assess how people and communities value and relate to Scotland’s historic environment.
Four University of Stirling Public Relations students have been recognised as among the best in Europe after being nominated for a top international award.
The Scottish Political Archive, housed at the University of Stirling, is appealing to the public to help collect campaign materials connected to next month’s Scottish Parliament elections.
Two University of Stirling Professors have been elected as Fellows of The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
A new study has raised questions over an apparent lack of awareness of concussion protocols among coaches in Scottish youth football.
The University of Stirling is to significantly upgrade the technology supporting its Archives and Special Collections after receiving a major funding award.