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Stirling shares in arts and humanities research funding

University of Stirling students are to benefit from new national funding for arts and humanities research.

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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 success at RTS Student Television Awards

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.

Thomas Muinzer

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.

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Stirling student scoops Scottish journalism award

A University of Stirling journalism student has landed a national writers’ award.

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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.

Dr Annalisa Savaresi

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.

Participants of the Big Noise event

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.

David Niven

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.

James Robertson Graduation

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.

Zurich Improvisations VII by artist Alan Davie

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.

SSJA winner

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Parliamentary reform could ‘maximise’ benefits of Scottish devolution

Reforming the Scottish Parliament may help to ‘improve’ devolution, according to a University of Stirling academic.

Professor Paul Cairney

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.

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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.

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Stirling poet recognised by Royal Geographical Society

A notable University of Stirling poet has been honoured by the Royal Geographical Society.

Professor Kathleen Jamie

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.

Staff from the University of Stirling, Historic Environment Scotland and the Forbidden City at the signing 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.

Professor David Bell

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).

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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.

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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.

Perth Charterhouse

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.

Professor Gerry McCormac, Alex Paterson and Dr Ken Thomson