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‘Stark’ figures reveal lack of diversity in Scottish history lessons

‘Stark’ figures reveal lack of diversity in Scottish history lessons

A new survey of Scottish teachers, released to coincide with Black History Month, has revealed only a minority of secondary schools feature Black history in lessons.

Stirling appoints new Dean to its Faculty of Social Sciences

Stirling appoints new Dean to its Faculty of Social Sciences

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Derek McGhee as Dean of its Faculty of Social Sciences.

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‘Stark’ figures reveal lack of diversity in Scottish history lessons

A new survey of Scottish teachers, released to coincide with Black History Month, has revealed only a minority of secondary schools feature Black history in lessons.

‘Stark’ figures reveal lack of diversity in Scottish history lessons

Stirling appoints new Dean to its Faculty of Social Sciences

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Derek McGhee as Dean of its Faculty of Social Sciences.

Stirling appoints new Dean to its Faculty of Social Sciences

King and Queen of Sweden visit the University of Stirling’s dementia centre

The King and Queen of Sweden paid a royal visit to the University of Stirling today (Monday 4 October) to learn about its world-leading dementia research.

King and Queen of Sweden visit the University of Stirling’s dementia centre

University showcases research tackling loneliness to MSP

A local MSP has heard how experts at the University of Stirling are tackling the issue of social isolation and loneliness through technology.

University showcases research tackling loneliness to MSP

Researchers to explore effectiveness of support for trafficked children

The University of Stirling is launching a new research project to investigate the impact of support services on the recovery of children and young people trafficked in to the UK.

Researchers to explore effectiveness of support for trafficked children

Climate change risk tool to recognise impact on children for the first time

Researchers working with UNICEF have created the Climate Change Vulnerability Index to assess the impact of climate change on children for the first time.

Climate change risk tool to recognise impact on children for the first time

Could drug checking help prevent harms in Scotland?

A team of experts working in partnership with the University of Stirling is exploring how drug checking services could be developed for Scotland in order to reduce harms.

Could drug checking help prevent harms in Scotland?

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