February 2017 news
Archive news stories
Huge postcode disparity in proportion of children in care
A study by the University of Stirling and six other British universities has revealed significant inequalities in child welfare across the UK.
Gambling adverts on TV ‘mislead’ football fans
Football fans are being ‘misled’ by complex gambling adverts on television, a University of Stirling study has found.
Forests worldwide threatened by drought
Forests around the world are at risk of death due to widespread drought, University of Stirling researchers have found.
Forgotten Scots royal burial site to be explored by Stirling academic
The burial site of James I of Scotland – brutally murdered 580 years ago today – is set to be explored in a project led by a University of Stirling archaeologist.
Government urged to consider allocations of regional funds post-Brexit
How funds for current EU-based policies should be transferred to the nation’s devolved governments post-Brexit has been considered by leading University of Stirling economist, Professor David Bell, in a parliamentary report.
Five-star Stirling success in top Fellowship
The University of Stirling’s Chancellor Dr James Naughtie – and Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Gerry McCormac – have been elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Partnership in Japan to enhance dementia care
Developing dementia-friendly communities in Scotland and Japan will be the focus of an international partnership involving the University of Stirling.
Stirling student freezes out competition at World University Games
University of Stirling student Bobby Lambie has won a gold medal at the 2017 World University Winter Games as part of the Team GB’s men’s curling team.
Befrienders could boost new mothers’ mental health
Women experiencing mental health difficulties directly before and after giving birth could benefit from a charity’s befriending service, a University of Stirling report has revealed.