5 August 2020
Scotland’s smoke-free prisons policy is protecting the health of prison staff and those in custody – with the majority no longer exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke, according to a new study.
3 August 2020
An occupational health expert is calling for a major review of workplace health and safety in Scotland following “failings” revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
29 July 2020
Buzzing by bees during flower pollination is significantly more powerful than that used for defence or flight, according to a new study from experts at the University of Stirling.
23 July 2020
A University of Stirling academic is part of a team that has developed the world’s first “non-cuttable” material – which could be used to make items such as bike locks, armour and security doors.
21 July 2020
An innovative e-learning programme developed by experts at the University of Stirling will educate and empower nurses to improve cancer care.
20 July 2020
A new framework developed by the University of Stirling will enable policymakers and businesses to meet ambitious targets for a low-carbon future by helping to balance the demands of economic growth, environmental sustainability and social inclusion.
17 July 2020
Experts from the University of Stirling will investigate the feasibility of using a single-cell protein in salmon feed, as part of a ground-breaking carbon recycling project.
15 July 2020
The University of Stirling has ranked top 20 in the UK for overall student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).
15 July 2020
Planting huge numbers of trees to mitigate climate change is “not always the best strategy” – with some experimental sites in Scotland failing to increase carbon stocks, a new study has found.
14 July 2020
Office-based exercise could reduce heart disease risk by 15%
13 July 2020
Student nurses who joined the frontline to help battle COVID-19 are receiving support through the University of Stirling’s partnership with Santander Universities.
2 July 2020
The environmental benefits of taller, shrubbier tundra plants in the Arctic may be overstated, according to new research involving the University of Stirling.
1 July 2020
A University of Stirling retail expert will chair a new group set up by the Scottish Government to revitalise and renew Scotland’s town centres in the aftermath of COVID-19.
1 July 2020
The UK Government and its advisory groups “marginalised or ignored” the environmental and public health ramifications of permitting shale gas extraction in England, according to new research.