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Lockdown did not reduce “most harmful” type of air pollution in Scotland

Lockdown did not reduce “most harmful” type of air pollution in Scotland

The significant reduction in vehicle journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown did not reduce the level of toxic fine particles in Scotland’s air, according to experts at the University of Stirling.

Professor Niamh Fitzgerald appointed Director of world-leading Institute

Professor Niamh Fitzgerald appointed Director of world-leading Institute

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Niamh Fitzgerald as Director of its globally-recognised Institute for Social Marketing and Health (ISMH).

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Lockdown did not reduce “most harmful” type of air pollution in Scotland

The significant reduction in vehicle journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown did not reduce the level of toxic fine particles in Scotland’s air, according to experts at the University of Stirling.

Lockdown did not reduce “most harmful” type of air pollution in Scotland

Professor Niamh Fitzgerald appointed Director of world-leading Institute

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Niamh Fitzgerald as Director of its globally-recognised Institute for Social Marketing and Health (ISMH).

Professor Niamh Fitzgerald appointed Director of world-leading Institute

Air in Scotland’s prisons 90% cleaner, due to smoke-free policy

Scotland’s smoke-free prisons policy is protecting the health of prison staff and those in custody – with the majority no longer exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke, according to a new study.

Air in Scotland’s prisons 90% cleaner, due to smoke-free policy

Five studies launched into drug-related harms and deaths

Experts from the University of Stirling have launched five interdisciplinary research projects to address drug-related harms and deaths in Scotland.

Five studies launched into drug-related harms and deaths

Scotland should review workplace health and safety measures in light of pandemic, says expert

An occupational health expert is calling for a major review of workplace health and safety in Scotland following “failings” revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scotland should review workplace health and safety measures in light of pandemic, says expert

New e-learning programme will enhance cancer care

An innovative e-learning programme developed by experts at the University of Stirling will educate and empower nurses to improve cancer care.

New e-learning programme will enhance cancer care

Office-based exercise could reduce heart disease risk by 15%

Office-based exercise could reduce heart disease risk by 15%

Office-based exercise could reduce heart disease risk by 15%

Impact of shale gas “ignored” in England, new study finds

The UK Government and its advisory groups “marginalised or ignored” the environmental and public health ramifications of permitting shale gas extraction in England, according to new research.

Impact of shale gas “ignored” in England, new study finds

Major study to investigate COVID-19 impact on gamblers

A major new study has been launched to understand how the COVID-19 lockdown has impacted gambling behaviour, including among potentially ‘high risk’ groups.

Major study to investigate COVID-19 impact on gamblers

Employers could face legal action over COVID-19 exposure, expert warns

Employers across the UK could face legal action from employees who return to work and contract the COVID-19 virus, a leading health and safety expert has warned.

Employers could face legal action over COVID-19 exposure, expert warns