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September 2018 news

Boxing memorabilia to take centre stage at special event
Climate change is causing the Arctic’s plants to grow taller
Experts address impact of austerity on children living in poverty
Experts discuss the ethics of ‘nudging’ to promote behavioural change

Bringing data to earth

Using big data to improve decision-making will be one of the themes explored at an event organised by University of Stirling academics.

Bringing data to earth

Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes

A narrowing of the curriculum in secondary schools could impact on student outcomes – particularly for those from deprived backgrounds - according to research carried out by academics at the University of Stirling.

Impact of narrowing school curriculum on pupil outcomes
Pairing zebrafish by personality improves fitness of the species
Looked after children wait years for adoption, new study finds
Fly mating choices may help explain variation across species

Stirling duo recognised at Team Scotland Awards

University of Stirling swimmer and World, Commonwealth and European champion Duncan Scott – and coach Steven Tigg – were celebrating last night after scooping top prizes at the Team Scotland Scottish Sports Awards.

Stirling duo recognised at Team Scotland Awards
Language education students spread their skills worldwide

Concussion campaigner to speak at Stirling event

The father of a teenager who died after suffering a concussion during a rugby match will address players, coaches and parents as part of a special workshop at the University of Stirling.

Concussion campaigner to speak at Stirling event

Don’t miss a trick with free bridge session

A free Bridge session is being offered to local residents, staff and students, as part of a University of Stirling research project into the health and well-being benefits of playing the card game.

Don’t miss a trick with free bridge session
£190,000 project to tackle sea lice and other agents of salmon disease
Study reveals impact of habitat fragmentation on migrant birds
Stirling’s sporting success celebrated in parliamentary debate
Stirling expert elected to leading aquaculture organisation

Innovative approach to repeat offending shows promise

The Aberdeen Problem-Solving Approach, which aims to reduce the use of custodial sentences and cut reoffending for persistent offenders, has the potential to be extended to other areas, after a new report published today said it “shows promise”.

Innovative approach to repeat offending shows promise
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