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August 2018 news

97% reduction in second-hand smoke exposure revealed by Stirling-led study

‘Generation rent’ suffer mental health issues

Being forced to live long-term in private rented housing is impacting negatively on young people’s mental health a new study, led by University of Stirling academic Dr Kim McKee, has found.

‘Generation rent’ suffer mental health issues
University welcomes £5 million scheme to fight period poverty
National Teaching Fellow award goes to University educator
Education experts team up with children’s mental health charity
Experts gather to discuss the ethical collection and use of student data
Women’s football roots revealed – as Stirling researcher announces inaugural seminar
MSPs celebrate Stirling’s decade at the top of Scottish sport

New study using technology to monitor water quality

Experts - including University of Stirling academics - are testing techniques to enhance water quality monitoring worldwide as part of the €5 million MONOCLE project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

New study using technology to monitor water quality
Plain packaging led to price hike for branded tobacco
Experts to present new anti-doping approach at Stirling talk
Dementia workshops for carers and volunteers
Eating breakfast prior to exercise helps burn more carbs
Coastal acidification is causing oysters to shrink, study finds
Stirling shares in arts and humanities research funding
Study sheds light on peer pressure and alcohol consumption
University’s defibrillator initiative recognised by MSPs

Scott secures golden hat-trick at Euros

University of Stirling’s Duncan Scott rounded off his European Championships with another gold medal after helping the British men’s 4x100m medley relay team secure victory in Glasgow.

Scott secures golden hat-trick at Euros
Top academic appointed to senior Stirling role
Fresh insight into invasive plant that blights UK rivers
Athletes assemble for Special Olympics Anniversary Games
Breakthrough in battle to rid salmon of sea lice

Scott strikes gold again at Euros

Stirling swim star, Duncan Scott, enhanced his burgeoning reputation last night as he claimed another gold in the 200m freestyle at the European Championships in Glasgow.

Scott strikes gold again at Euros
Swimmers make a splash at opening weekend of Euro Champs
Stirling athletes set for first ever Euro Champs
Cardiac arrest survivor welcomes 11 new defibrillators to Stirling campus
Stirling staff and students in Zambia mission

New study could revolutionise salmon farming

Scientists believe a new feed solution for Atlantic farmed salmon – created from a genetically modified plant – could help relieve pressure on stressed marine resources.

New study could revolutionise salmon farming
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