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New alcohol policy research network launched across UK and Ireland

New alcohol policy research network launched across UK and Ireland

A new network for alcohol policy researchers in the UK and Ireland has officially launched today, led by the University of Stirling’s Professor Niamh Fitzgerald and Trinity College Dublin’s Professor Joe Barry.

Stirling study to analyse attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccines

Stirling study to analyse attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccines

One year on from the original UK coronavirus lockdown, a study led by the University of Stirling is under way to understand attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccines.

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New alcohol policy research network launched across UK and Ireland

A new network for alcohol policy researchers in the UK and Ireland has officially launched today, led by the University of Stirling’s Professor Niamh Fitzgerald and Trinity College Dublin’s Professor Joe Barry.

New alcohol policy research network launched across UK and Ireland

Stirling study to analyse attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccines

One year on from the original UK coronavirus lockdown, a study led by the University of Stirling is under way to understand attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccines.

Stirling study to analyse attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccines

University of Stirling cyclist selected for international esports squad

University of Stirling student and cyclist, Becky Storrie, has been selected for an elite global virtual racing squad, taking her to the highest tier of cycling esports competition in the world.

University of Stirling cyclist selected for international esports squad

New £200k study to explore fuel choices in East and Central Africa

A new £200,000 study – led by the University of Stirling – is seeking to understand the fuel choices of those living in East and Central African communities in a bid to improve health.

New £200k study to explore fuel choices in East and Central Africa

Stirling secures £1.6m to connect older people

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers has been awarded £1.6m of funding to improve access to online resources for older people in a bid to boost health.

Stirling secures £1.6m to connect older people

New £296k study launched to better support long-COVID patients

A new study co-led by the University of Stirling will explore rehabilitation options for people suffering from long-COVID and recommend how best to maximise recovery and quality of life.

New £296k study launched to better support long-COVID patients

Young drinkers believe prominent health warnings on alcohol could boost risk awareness

Introducing prominent health warnings on alcohol products could be effective in increasing awareness of the potential harms of drinking, according to a new study involving young adult drinkers.

Young drinkers believe prominent health warnings on alcohol could boost risk awareness

New network to explore ways to help reduce smoking in the home

A multidisciplinary team of experts is seeking to understand how best to support people to create a smoke-free home, given the health risks particularly to pregnant women, babies and children.

New network to explore ways to help reduce smoking in the home

Study reveals impact of lockdown on the gambling habits of sports bettors

Around one in six sports bettors started a new form of gambling during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, and one in three placed bets more frequently, according to a new study.

Study reveals impact of lockdown on the gambling habits of sports bettors

New study to improve mental health of farmers and crofters

Experts will explore the best interventions to help support the mental health and wellbeing of Scotland’s farming and crofting communities, as part of a new study.

New study to improve mental health of farmers and crofters