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University of Stirling celebrates Singapore graduates

University of Stirling celebrates Singapore graduates

The University of Stirling is today celebrating the graduation of students from its programmes delivered at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).

Evaluation finds extension of distress intervention during pandemic was a success

Evaluation finds extension of distress intervention during pandemic was a success

A ground-breaking mental health programme which supports people in distress was successfully extended during the pandemic, according to a new evaluation led by the University of Stirling.

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University of Stirling celebrates Singapore graduates

The University of Stirling is today celebrating the graduation of students from its programmes delivered at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).

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Evaluation finds extension of distress intervention during pandemic was a success

A ground-breaking mental health programme which supports people in distress was successfully extended during the pandemic, according to a new evaluation led by the University of Stirling.

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One in four children referred to mental health services in Scotland have suicidal thoughts or behaviours, study suggests

A quarter of children referred to mental health services in Scotland have been thinking about or attempted suicide – and face a postcode lottery as to whether they will be assessed or treated, a new study suggests.

Young man speaking to counsellor.

Study reveals impact of alcohol packaging on young people

New research from the University of Stirling has highlighted the significant impact that alcohol packaging has on capturing the attention of, and creating appeal amongst, young people.

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Most stakeholders support review of alcohol laws at UK football stadia but concerns persist, new study finds

Easing legal restrictions around the sale and consumption of alcohol at UK football stadia could deliver public safety and financial benefits, but is not without risks, according to key stakeholders interviewed as part of a new University of Stirling study.

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Study to explore impact of distress intervention on suicide

A new study is seeking to understand how a ground-breaking intervention designed to support people in distress has impacted suicidal ideation, suicidal behaviour, and self-harm.

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Health visiting study seeks to learn lessons from pandemic

A new £265,000 study led by the University of Stirling is seeking to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected health visiting services across the UK, with a view to improving them in the future.

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University of Stirling and NHS Forth Valley triumph at UK student nursing awards

The University of Stirling and NHS Forth Valley have scooped two awards at the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards – recognising the success of their long-standing partnership in teaching and educating the next generation of nurses.

Catherine Watson, student nurse

Stirling-led evaluation recommends roll out of distress intervention across Scotland

A ground-breaking mental health programme designed to support people in distress has been recommended for roll out across Scotland, following a University of Stirling-led evaluation.

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Daily activity is route to a better memory as well as fitness for pupils

Schoolchildren who run or walk for 15 minutes during the school day are mentally and physically sharper than those who do not, according to a new study involving the University of Stirling.

Daily mile participants