January 2021 news

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Study into children’s short, emergency admissions to hospital

Experts are exploring a rise in the number of short, unplanned admissions of children to hospital – and are appealing for parents to share their experiences as part of the study.

Child in hospital

Landlords play vital role in helping tenants create a home, say experts

A new study from UK housing experts has found that landlords play a significant role in tenants’ ability to feel ‘at home’.

Photo of a row of 'to rent' signs

£375k study launched to explore experiences of ‘long COVID’

A new £375,000 study led by the University of Stirling is seeking to understand the lived experiences and support needs of people suffering from the long-term effects of COVID-19.


Stirling politics students win place on NATO exercise

Two University of Stirling students are to put their negotiation skills to the test after winning the opportunity to take part in a NATO simulation exercise.

An image of a loch

University of Stirling announces pioneering Law School partnership

The University of Stirling has announced a new strategic partnership with global law firm Ashurst.

University of Stirling Campus

University of Stirling swimmer named in GB Olympic squad

University of Stirling swimmer, Duncan Scott, has been selected by the British Olympic Association to represent Team GB at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Duncan Scott in pool

New research reveals the resilience of Scots pine trees to drought

The effect of extreme drought on Scots pine trees has been examined as part of a University of Stirling study, which could have implications for climate change efforts across the world.

scots pine

Research project to study the impact of COVID fear

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Stirling is launching a new study to consider how the fear of COVID-19 is impacting the lives of the over-50s, after receiving a major funding grant.

Elderly man wearing mask

Stirling academic appointed to Scotland’s new environmental body

Leading environmental law expert Dr Annalisa Savaresi has been appointed as a member of Scotland’s new environmental body – Environmental Standards Scotland (ESS).

Annalisa Savaresi

Research uncovers secrets of historic Dunfermline Abbey ahead of 200th anniversary

A unique research project has uncovered evidence of the original layout of the choir of Scotland’s historic Dunfermline Abbey – home of the final resting place of Robert the Bruce – for the first time.

Dunfermline Abbey photographed at night