In 1931, Livingstone Medallist, Bertram Thomas became the first westerner to successfully cross The Empty Quarter of Arabia. 85 years later, Mark Evans and his team set out to recreate this historic journey, taking 49 days to cross the largest sand desert in the world from Salalah in Oman, across Saudi Arabia to Doha in Qatar.
When Rebecca Lowe left London to embark on an 11,000km cycle to Tehran, she was deeply unprepared. She was unfit, had no sense of direction and had not cycled uphill for over six years. Join Rebecca to hear tales from her life-changing adventure and learn how she discovered a world of greater warmth, colour and complexity that she ever could have imagined.
Join Manuel Pulgar-Vidal as he delivers a keynote lecture on “International Climate Change Action”. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal has played a major role in influencing climate change and environmental policy globally and this is a very unique opportunity to listen to him during his visit to Scotland.
The University of Stirling and Faculty of Natural Sciences, invites you to this panel discussion, the third event in the 'Challenges of our Time' lecture series, part of our 50th anniversary celebrations.
Join us during our 50th anniversary year for a series of talks and discussions on issues viewed as the Challenges of our Time. Through them, we will showcase the University’s research and impact, and our significant achievements within the last 50 years
In this lecture, Rachel Norman and Donald Smith will discuss their favourite numbers, what is so special about them and why they find them interesting. Is it prime? Is it rational? Has anyone died defending it?