March 2017 news
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Article 50 triggered - Message from the Principal
As you will be aware, the Prime Minister has triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty today, Wednesday 29 March 2017. This will signify the formal start of the two-year negotiation for the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union.
University champions active lifestyles with launch of inaugural Campus 5K
The University of Stirling has reinforced its commitment to promoting healthy and active lifestyles after launching its inaugural Campus 5K which will take place on Tuesday 4 April.
Double victory at Dundonald for Stirling golfers
Two University of Stirling student golf scholars secured victories at the 11th Dundonald Tournament, taking the two individual awards home.
Pollination mystery unlocked by Stirling bee researchers
Bees latch on to similarly-sized nectarless flowers to unpick pollen – like keys fitting into locks, University of Stirling scientists have discovered.
University opens its doors to mark milestone 50th anniversary
The University of Stirling threw its doors open to the community for a day of discovery this weekend, to celebrate its milestone 50th anniversary.
Egyptian mortality mystery in tilapia fish closer to being solved
A new virus that has decimated fish populations in Ecuador and Israel has spread to Egypt, according to a new report from the University of Stirling and WorldFish.
World-first surveillance strategy shaped by Stirling expertise
The operation of surveillance cameras is the subject of a new UK strategy, shaped by a University of Stirling privacy expert.
Stirling athletes and staff join rugby star Finn to launch family run
University of Stirling students and staff teamed up with Scotland rugby star Finn Russell at his old school this past week to help launch two new running events taking place in the heart of Scotland.
Consultation on increased use of electronic tagging launched
A consultation examining how electronic tagging should be expanded in Scotland to help reduce reoffending levels has been launched.
Stirling scoops factual film award
University of Stirling students scooped the prize for Best Factual Film at The Royal Television Society Scotland’s annual Student Television Awards.