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The risks and trade-offs of renting from a private landlord

The risks and trade-offs of renting from a private landlord

People living in the private rented sector are forced to make hard choices in order to meet their basic needs, new research had revealed.

Senior professor receives prestigious award for ageing research

Senior professor receives prestigious award for ageing research

A University of Stirling senior academic has been bestowed an Outstanding Achievement Award by her peers in recognition of her significant and lasting contribution to the understanding of ageing.

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The risks and trade-offs of renting from a private landlord

People living in the private rented sector are forced to make hard choices in order to meet their basic needs, new research had revealed.

The risks and trade-offs of renting from a private landlord

Senior professor receives prestigious award for ageing research

A University of Stirling senior academic has been bestowed an Outstanding Achievement Award by her peers in recognition of her significant and lasting contribution to the understanding of ageing.

Senior professor receives prestigious award for ageing research

New National Housing and Dementia Forum for Scotland

The University of Stirling and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) have welcomed the establishment of a National Housing and Dementia Forum by the Scottish Government, as a way to ensure that every person with dementia gets the support they need.

New National Housing and Dementia Forum for Scotland

Opioids research finds overdose risk factors

New research from the University of Stirling has identified potential major risk factors leading to overdose in patients taking prescription medication.

Opioids research finds overdose risk factors

Benefits of bridge on mental health focus of international conference

More than 400 delegates from across the world are gathering next week to discuss the benefits of bridge on mental health and wellbeing.

Benefits of bridge on mental health focus of international conference

Mother and daughter celebrate graduating from University together

A mother and daughter are celebrating after graduating together from the University of Stirling.

Mother and daughter celebrate graduating from University together

Arts project challenges stereotypes of ‘old age’

A new interactive theatre performance challenging the stigma and stereotypes associated with older age opens next month, as part of a major research project.

Arts project challenges stereotypes of ‘old age’

Researchers work with acclaimed storytellers to help inspire youngsters to tackle waste

A new project led by the University of Stirling will harness the power of storytelling to help educate the next generation about waste in Scotland and encourage them to consider new ways of reducing, re-using and re-purposing, rather than just recycling or discarding household items and resources.

Researchers work with acclaimed storytellers to help inspire youngsters to tackle waste

Study seeks to support migrant children during the pandemic

Exploring how COVID-19 has impacted separated migrant children in Scotland and how best to support them going forward, will be the focus of a new University of Stirling study.

Study seeks to support migrant children during the pandemic

University of Stirling to develop new adult social care Centre

The University of Stirling is partnering with the University of Birmingham, as part of a broader consortium of key stakeholders from across the four nations of the UK, to develop a new Centre for adult social care.

University of Stirling to develop new adult social care Centre