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Stirling ageing expert awarded £600k for care home study

Stirling ageing expert awarded £600k for care home study

A University of Stirling academic has been awarded £600,000 from the National Institute for Health Research to improve end-of-life care in UK care homes.

Stirling dementia design expertise recognised in World Report

Stirling dementia design expertise recognised in World Report

Experts from the University of Stirling are playing a leading role in a global report looking at the progress of dementia-related design.

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Stirling ageing expert awarded £600k for care home study

A University of Stirling academic has been awarded £600,000 from the National Institute for Health Research to improve end-of-life care in UK care homes.

Stirling ageing expert awarded £600k for care home study

Stirling dementia design expertise recognised in World Report

Experts from the University of Stirling are playing a leading role in a global report looking at the progress of dementia-related design.

Stirling dementia design expertise recognised in World Report

New book celebrates 30 years of dementia design architecture

An internationally renowned dementia centre is celebrating its three decades of dedication to improving the lives of those living with dementia through design, by launching a new architectural compendium.

New book celebrates 30 years of dementia design architecture

Ground-breaking care system study awarded £0.5m

Researchers led by the University of Stirling have won a £500,000 award from the Nuffield Foundation and a philanthropic donor, to carry out the next stage of ground-breaking work intended to improve the lives of children who become "looked-after" by the care systems.

Ground-breaking care system study awarded £0.5m

Education professor to lead Scottish Government review into exam failings

A leading education expert from the University of Stirling is to lead an independent review in to the handling of this year’s Scottish school exam results.

Education professor to lead Scottish Government review into exam failings

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

New study to reveal how landlords can support tenants to create ‘homes’

A new study – led by the University of Stirling – will advise landlords on how they can support tenants in the private rented sector to make their leased property a ‘home’.

New study to reveal how landlords can support tenants to create ‘homes’

New toolkit launched to help deal with isolation

Experts from the University of Stirling have launched a new toolkit providing guidance on the role technology can play in combating feelings of isolation among older people.

New toolkit launched to help deal with isolation

Stirling’s Housing Studies course recognised for its world-class research and teaching

The University of Stirling’s Masters/Postgraduate Diploma in Housing Studies has been reaccredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Stirling’s Housing Studies course recognised for its world-class research and teaching

Study considers the protection of vulnerable children during COVID-19

Protecting the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people in Scotland, during the COVID-19 pandemic, is the focus of a new University of Stirling study.

Study considers the protection of vulnerable children during COVID-19