Faculty of Arts and Humanities news
Stirling shares in arts and humanities research funding
University of Stirling students are to benefit from new national funding for arts and humanities research.
Stirling students secure success in top television awards
University of Stirling students are celebrating after being recognised at a leading UK television awards ceremony.
Stirling academic sparks groundbreaking development in Irish giant case
An article by a University of Stirling academic has led to a groundbreaking development in a campaign to have the skeleton of an 18th century Irish giant released from a London museum.
Scotland leads the way on fracking analysis, experts find
Scotland’s “comprehensive” approach to assessing hazards and public health risks posed by fracking is world-leading and sets a precedent for other countries, according to experts.
Stirling student scoops Scottish journalism award
A University of Stirling journalism student has landed a national writers’ award.
Brexit impact on environmental law explored by Stirling expert
A University of Stirling academic who has advised the UK and Scottish parliaments on Brexit’s impact on environmental law is to share her expertise at an event in Spain.
University opens its doors to Big Noise musicians
Young musicians from the inspirational Big Noise Raploch programme visited the University of Stirling this week to learn about higher education and the opportunities it can unlock.
Exhibition of artwork by University of Stirling students
An exhibition of artwork by honours year students at the University of Stirling is being launched at the Engine Shed in the town centre.
Honorary graduates’ delight at Stirling recognition
An award-winning author and the first director of the Macrobert Arts Centre have both spoken of their pride after receiving honorary degrees at the University of Stirling.
Celebrate the Sixties at special University event
Music, art, fashion and photography from 1967 – the year that the University of Stirling was established – will form the centrepiece of a new exhibition.
Students’ video goes viral after being featured by the BBC
An excerpt of an award-winning video created by University of Stirling students has been viewed more than 15,000 times after being featured by the BBC.
Stirling expertise contributes to future of Europe
Stirling expertise has informed the British Council’s “Our Shared European Future” recommendations, made to EU and UK leaders in early July 2017.
Stirling campaign recognised at The Herald Higher Education Awards
The University of Stirling and the Students’ Union have scooped a top award for their strategy designed to prevent and tackle sexual violence and misconduct.
First cohort on University and College integrated degree graduate
Two new innovative degree programmes aimed at creating ‘work ready’ graduates for Scotland’s life science and tourism sectors have reached an important milestone.
Students honoured alongside humanitarian and arts leaders at Stirling graduation
More than 750 graduates from the faculties of Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences celebrated their achievements on the final day of the University of Stirling’s 50th anniversary summer graduation ceremonies.
Parliamentary reform could ‘maximise’ benefits of Scottish devolution
Reforming the Scottish Parliament may help to ‘improve’ devolution, according to a University of Stirling academic.
Stirling expertise to inform inquiry into Scotland’s energy future
University of Stirling expertise will contribute to a major inquiry into Scotland’s energy future.
Stirling experts advise on landmark human rights petition
Two University of Stirling academics, Dr Annalisa Savaresi and Dr Ioana Cismas, have provided expert legal advice in relation to a landmark petition before the Philippines Human Rights Commission.
Stirling poet recognised by Royal Geographical Society
A notable University of Stirling poet has been honoured by the Royal Geographical Society.
Global heritage conservation to be boosted by new partnership
A world-leading heritage and conservation research centre is being created as part of an international agreement involving the University of Stirling, Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing, China.
Stirling experts tackle the gender pay gap
Experts from the University of Stirling presented evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Fair Work and Jobs Committee today, 25 April, as part of its inquiry into the impact of equal pay.
Stirling named in global list of best young universities
The University of Stirling has been named in a global list of top universities under the age of 50 by Times Higher Education (THE).
Stirling scoops factual film award
University of Stirling students scooped the prize for Best Factual Film at The Royal Television Society Scotland’s annual Student Television Awards.
Forgotten Scots royal burial site to be explored by Stirling academic
The burial site of James I of Scotland – brutally murdered 580 years ago today – is set to be explored in a project led by a University of Stirling archaeologist.
Partnership primed to capitalise on Scotland’s cultural expertise
Scotland’s £2.4billion heritage sector is set to benefit from an ambitious new educational partnership which will promote and develop expertise in managing Scotland’s heritage assets, as well as providing new training opportunities from apprenticeships to postgraduate level qualifications.