August 2018 news
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The amount of second-hand smoke inhaled by non-smoking Scots has fallen by over 97% over the past 20 years, University of Stirling-led research has found.
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.
Free sanitary products will be available to University of Stirling students thanks to a new £5.2 million fund.
The University of Stirling’s Head of Student Learning Services, Dr Ruth Watkins, is named as a National Teaching Fellow by Advance HE.
Education experts from the University of Stirling team up with children’s mental health charity Place2Be to help future generations of teachers in Scotland support their students.
Data experts gather at the University of Stirling to discuss the ethics behind the collection and use of student data in higher education.
The first recorded evidence of women’s football in Europe has been commemorated – as a University of Stirling research student announced an inaugural seminar celebrating the beautiful game.
The Scottish Parliament has recognised the tenth anniversary of Stirling’s designation as Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence.
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.
Small retailers sold fully-branded tobacco for higher prices while they were being phased out for standardised packaging, a study has found.
Two scientists who are developing a novel technique to detect gene doping in athletes will present their work at a special event at the University of Stirling.
Free workshops are being offered by the University of Stirling to carers and volunteers who provide support for people with dementia.
Eating breakfast prior to exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates and more rapidly digest food post-workout, according to research involving the University of Stirling.
An oyster species found in the waters of Australia and New Zealand is getting smaller due to coastal acidification, according to a new University of Stirling study.
University of Stirling students are to benefit from new national funding for arts and humanities research.
A new study involving the University of Stirling has found that more than four in five people in the UK have experienced pressure from friends to consume alcohol.
The University of Stirling’s decision to introduce 11 new defibrillators to campus – taking the total number to 20 – has been celebrated by politicians at Holyrood.
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.
A leading UK academic has been appointed to a key role in supporting the University of Stirling’s international teaching and research activities.
New research into the behaviour of an invasive plant seen on riverbanks across the UK could help improve the management of the problem, experts have found.
More than 1400 athletes from across Europe will converge on campus this weekend as they get set to compete in the Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games.
A project involving the University of Stirling and two leading fish farms has reached a major milestone in its drive to tackle sea lice in salmon.
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.
University of Stirling athletes made the perfect start to their European Championships as they claimed three medals across the opening weekend in Glasgow.
A group of Stirling athletes are set to compete for Team GB at the inaugural European Championships which take place over the coming week in Glasgow.
A cardiac arrest survivor has praised University of Stirling staff who used a defibrillator to save his life – and has revealed his “absolute delight” at 11 new medical devices being introduced to campus.
The University of Stirling is making a difference in Zambia by empowering and enriching communities through sport, leadership and education.
Scientists believe a new feed solution for Atlantic farmed salmon – created from a genetically modified plant – could help relieve pressure on stressed marine resources.