April 2021 news

Archive news stories

New alcohol policy research network launched across UK and Ireland

A new network for alcohol policy researchers in the UK and Ireland has officially launched today, led by the University of Stirling’s Professor Niamh Fitzgerald and Trinity College Dublin’s Professor Joe Barry.

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Stirling Management School makes the cut with small businesses

Stirling Management School has been re-accredited with membership of the Small Business Charter, in recognition of its mission to focus on business growth and entrepreneurship.

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Five Stirling swimmers selected for Team GB Olympics team

Five University of Stirling swimmers will make the trip to the Tokyo Olympics this summer after being selected for Team GB.

University of Stirling swimmers off to Tokyo

Researchers work with acclaimed storytellers to help inspire youngsters to tackle waste

A new project led by the University of Stirling will harness the power of storytelling to help educate the next generation about waste in Scotland and encourage them to consider new ways of reducing, re-using and re-purposing, rather than just recycling or discarding household items and resources.

Digger at landfill site

Fiscal frameworks of UK devolved governments must be made more robust to future crises, experts say

Economic experts have warned that the fiscal frameworks of the UK’s devolved governments must be made more robust to future crises and better able to support COVID-19 recovery.

Pound coin lying on an economic graph.

Change in AstraZeneca UK regulation for under 30s did not impact vaccine intentions

New research from the University of Stirling shows that the change in UK regulation of the AstraZeneca vaccine – recommending an alternative for those under 30 – has had no effect on the general public’s intention to get vaccinated.

Medical practitioner prepares a COVID-19 vaccine.

Setting goals will make you a better saver, says Stirling study

Setting yourself goals is the key to successfully saving money, according to a new study from experts at the University of Stirling.

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Political archive appeals for election campaign material

The Scottish Political Archive, housed at the University of Stirling, is appealing to the public to help collect campaign materials connected to next month’s Scottish Parliament elections.

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Study seeks to support migrant children during the pandemic

Exploring how COVID-19 has impacted separated migrant children in Scotland and how best to support them going forward, will be the focus of a new University of Stirling study.

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Stirling professor appointed Scotland Hydro Nation Chair

A University of Stirling professor has been appointed as Scotland Hydro Nation Chair – which will see him lead a £3.5 million initiative to position the country as a global leader in water research.

Loch Leven

Record-breaker swimmer Duncan Scott leads Stirling success at British Trials

Duncan Scott has broken yet another British record in the pool - shaving 0.74 seconds off the Men’s 200m Individual Medley - in a successful week for University of Stirling swimmers.

Duncan Scott in the pool

Chancellor chooses Stirling to deliver business recovery scheme

The University of Stirling is launching a bespoke management training programme for Scottish businesses, after being selected to partner on a £520 million UK Government initiative.

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