September 2020 news

Stirling makes further progress in UK university rankings

The University of Stirling has continued to advance in the UK rankings – rising nine places in the latest The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Stirling makes further progress in UK university rankings

Forth Valley 5G hub to enhance major University project

A flagship 5G innovation hub to be created in the Forth Valley will enhance a new multi-million-pound environmental monitoring project led by the University of Stirling and BT Group.

Forth Valley 5G hub to enhance major University project

Stirling expert informs new study on chimpanzee behaviour

A University of Stirling academic has informed a new international study researching chimpanzee behaviour and its implications for understanding the drivers of human evolution.

Stirling expert informs new study on chimpanzee behaviour

New book celebrates 30 years of dementia design architecture

An internationally renowned dementia centre is celebrating its three decades of dedication to improving the lives of those living with dementia through design, by launching a new architectural compendium.

New book celebrates 30 years of dementia design architecture

Public health is the top priority for Scotland’s principals

The principals of Scotland’s 19 higher education institutions – including the University of Stirling – have issued a joint statement confirming that public health remains their top priority as students return to campuses across the country.

Public health is the top priority for Scotland’s principals

University pays tribute to former Chancellor Dame Diana Rigg

The University of Stirling is saddened to learn of the death of its former Chancellor Dame Diana Rigg, who held the position from 1998 to 2008.

University pays tribute to former Chancellor Dame Diana Rigg

Ground-breaking care system study awarded £0.5m

Researchers led by the University of Stirling have won a £500,000 award from the Nuffield Foundation and a philanthropic donor, to carry out the next stage of ground-breaking work intended to improve the lives of children who become "looked-after" by the care systems.

Ground-breaking care system study awarded £0.5m

World-leading “living laboratory” for central Scotland

A state-of-the-art environmental monitoring system – the first of its kind – will be launched in central Scotland to enable businesses and organisations to make decisions based on real-time data.

World-leading “living laboratory” for central Scotland

Lockdown did not reduce “most harmful” type of air pollution in Scotland

The significant reduction in vehicle journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown did not reduce the level of toxic fine particles in Scotland’s air, according to experts at the University of Stirling.

Lockdown did not reduce “most harmful” type of air pollution in Scotland

Stirling among the top 30 universities in the UK

The University of Stirling has ranked among the UK’s 30 best universities in the latest Guardian University Guide.

Stirling among the top 30 universities in the UK

New study on the literary and cultural lives of merchants in Early Modern Britain

A new University of Stirling study investigating the literary and cultural activities of merchants in Early Modern Britain could help inform present-day educational debates.

New study on the literary and cultural lives of merchants in Early Modern Britain

Professor Niamh Fitzgerald appointed Director of world-leading Institute

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Niamh Fitzgerald as Director of its globally-recognised Institute for Social Marketing and Health (ISMH).

Professor Niamh Fitzgerald appointed Director of world-leading Institute