January 2018 news
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Stirling expert discusses high-intensity training on BBC show
A University of Stirling academic provided expert guidance on high-intensity interval training (HIIT) as part of a new BBC One documentary analysing alternative ways to keep fit.
Football player and manager Darren Dods heads for a career in further education
Brechin City FC player-manager Darren Dods is juggling his work with university studies as he looks forward to a new career as a college lecturer.
Weekend of sporting success for Stirling athletes
Athletes from the University of Stirling made their mark across the continent this past weekend as members of the University’s high performance sport programme competed in a number of national and international competitions. Curling, golf, swimming and tennis stars were all in action, enjoying a number of podium finishes at their respective events.
Stirling students to pitch stock recommendations for investment fund
Students are set to pitch their stock recommendations for inclusion in the newly created University of Stirling Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF).
University welcomes European Commissioner
One of the European Union’s most senior officials will outline the benefits of continued UK-EU cooperation against terrorism and cybersecurity, in a public lecture at the University of Stirling.
Golfers tee-up perfect start to 2018 at Dubai training camp
The University of Stirling’s golf scholars are all set for their first tournaments of 2018 after being put through their paces at a fortnight-long winter training camp in Dubai.
Super success for tennis scholars at league finale
The University of Stirling’s high performance tennis athletes received top marks at this year’s BUCS National League Super Weekend with both the men’s and women’s team coming away with medals.
Stirling golfer selected for Glasgow 2018 role
Glasgow 2018 is set to celebrate the country’s young talent and achievers, coinciding with the Year of Young People, and six ambitious young athletes, representing each of the sports, hope the profile of Glasgow 2018 will help inspire more young people to get involved in sports.
Exhibition of artwork by University of Stirling students
An exhibition of artwork by honours year students at the University of Stirling is being launched at the Engine Shed in the town centre.
Stirling writer’s book could be named nation’s nature favourite
A University of Stirling professor of poetry’s celebration of nature has been shortlisted for a prestigious national book accolade.
Unique Argos catalogue collection shows changes in consumer habits
A complete collection of Argos catalogues – held by the University of Stirling’s Institute for Retail Studies – has offered a unique insight into changing consumer habits over the years.