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Burns' Supper and Ceilidh

26 Jan 2018

Staff and students of the University of Stirling are invited to our annual Burns' Supper and Ceilidh. Join us for an exciting night of festivities as the University celebrates the life and work of Robert Burns - Scotland's national poet - with an evening of traditional food and drink, poetry and Scottish dancing.

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Geography Inspiring People Talks: The Ice Age in Scotland

17 Jan 2018

As recently as 25,000 years ago, Scotland was completely buried by an ice sheet over a kilometre thick, the last of a succession of ice sheets and glaciers that have sculpted the landscape into its present form over the last 2.5 million years. Colin's talk will explore the climate changes of the last ice age and the effects of glaciation on Scotland's scenery.

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‘Now that you mention it, museums probably are a target’: museums, terrorism and securitisation in the United Kingdom

1 Nov 2017

The museum has been a site of terrorist violence on multiple occasions and in a variety of jurisdictions in the past decade: from the United States and France to Tunisia and Belgium.

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Challenges of our Time: The importance of Children's Rights: policy and research in Scotland

18 Sep 2017

The University of Stirling and Faculty of Social Sciences, invites you to the first in our 'Challenges of our Time' lecture series, part of our 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Challenges of our Time

18 Sep 2017 to 22 Sep 2017

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

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Open Day

17 Jun 2017

Come in, we're open!

Ending Violence Against Women in Scotland

24 May 2017

Join us for a public lecture on Ending Violence Against Women in Scotland.

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Keeping It Real: Service User and Carer Involvement in Professional Education: A National Conference

26 Apr 2017

We invite you to join us for a national conference to share and promote best practice in service user and carer involvement in professional education.

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Speaking Out: Recalling Women’s Aid in Scotland Exhibition

7 Apr 2017 to 16 Jun 2017

2016 marked 40 years since Scottish Women’s Aid was founded, bringing together a network of local Women’s Aid groups across Scotland. This pioneering movement brought about a sea-change in Scottish society by working to challenge and prevent domestic abuse.

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Community Open Doors Day: Heart of Scotland Choir

18 Mar 2017

As part of our Faculty of Social Sciences activities for our Community Open Doors Day, join us for a performance by the Heart of Scotland Choir.

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