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Limits on junk food promotion could help combat cancer

A University of Stirling professor is leading calls for the Scottish Government to restrict supermarket promotions on unhealthy foods which contribute to obesity and related cancers.

Professor Linda Bauld

Brodie leads out Team GB at World University Games

University of Stirling swimmer and Commonwealth Games medallist, Cameron Brodie, was at the forefront of British student sport this weekend after being selected as the Great Britain and Northern Ireland flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 29th FISU Summer World University Games 2017 in Chinese Taipei.

University of Swimmer and Commonwealth Games medallist, Cameron Brodie

University of Stirling team discovers new plant in Shetland

Scientists at the University of Stirling have discovered a new type of plant growing in Shetland.

Mario Vallejo

Ben Higson secures Swim Ireland National Coach position

The University of Stirling's High Performance Swimming Coach, Ben Higson, has announced his decision to leave his position at the University to take up the role as National Senior Team Head Coach and Head Coach of the National Centre (Dublin) for Swim Ireland.

University of Stirling's High Performance Swimming Coach, Ben Higson

Scots’ sugar rush driving ‘obesity epidemic’, figures suggest

Scots’ daily consumption of 110 tonnes of sugar from cut-price food and drink is fuelling obesity, a University of Stirling academic has warned.

Professor Linda Bauld