December 2021 news

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Stirling scientist chosen to pilot Mars rover

A University of Stirling scientist has been chosen to join the team piloting the European Space Agency’s Mars rover when it launches next year, on its mission to find life on the Red Planet.

Christian with the Exo Mars rover

New Digital Entrepreneur in Residence for Stirling Management School

The University of Stirling Management School (SMS) has appointed its first Digital Entrepreneur in Residence to help students and staff prepare for ‘Industry 4.0’.

Digital icons coming out of man's head

Study sheds new light on Bangladeshi prawn and shrimp industry

A new, large-scale study into prawn and shrimp production in southwest Bangladesh has found that the industry is crucial to public health and prosperity, whilst being climate-resilient, contrary to its reputation.

Boy holding a basket of fish in Bangladesh

New Honorary Professor for Stirling Management School

The University of Stirling Management School (SMS) has welcomed an international risk management expert as a new Honorary Professor.

Markus Krebsz

Footballers crowned BUCS Premier North Champions

University of Stirling footballers have sealed back-to-back British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Premier North titles with a 3-0 win over Durham University.

Football team lined up

Alcohol policy measures could reduce ambulance callouts, study finds

New alcohol policy measures should be considered to reduce drink-related ambulance callouts, according to researchers studying data from Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ambulance racing through town

Stirling psychology lecturer recognised for innovative teaching

A University of Stirling psychology lecturer has been awarded a prestigious higher education fellowship for excellence in teaching.

Stirling campus from above

New research hub to tackle ageing population challenges

A new multi-million-pound intergenerational research centre at the University of Stirling will provide pioneering solutions to the challenges posed by an ageing global population.

A group of older adults enjoying a work at the beach.

MND diary project aims to enhance future care and support

A new University of Stirling study is seeking to improve healthcare and support for people living with motor neurone disease (MND) by exploring coping and resilience in those living with the condition.

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New Dean for the Faculty of Natural Sciences

The University of Stirling has appointed Professor Alistair Jump as Dean of its Faculty of Natural Sciences.

Prof Alistair Jump

Stirling research to transform record keeping in children’s homes

Researchers at the University of Stirling are set to transform record keeping in children’s homes after securing funding for a ground-breaking project.

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