May 2021 news

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Dawson leads swimming medal haul at Euros

University of Stirling swimmer, Kathleen Dawson, delivered a performance to remember as she claimed four medals at the LEN European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.

Kathleen Dawson celebrating in pool

Gamified research sheds new light on how to balance agriculture and conservation

Farmers are more likely to protect wildlife on their land if they trust their local communities and government, according to a new University of Stirling study.

Game interface crop

Bond markets show rising inflation is on the way, says finance expert

A finance expert from the University of Stirling has warned that movements in the bond markets, which predicted last year’s recession, indicate that inflation is set to rise in the near future.

Professor David McMillan

Arts project challenges stereotypes of ‘old age’

A new interactive theatre performance challenging the stigma and stereotypes associated with older age opens next month, as part of a major research project.

A screengrab of an online rehearsal on Zoom

Lockdown led to positive lifestyle changes in older people

The COVID-19 lockdown was a catalyst for many older people to embrace technology, reconnect with friends and build new relationships with neighbours, according to University of Stirling research.

Older man wearing a face mask

University of Stirling appoints Harry Adam as new Chair of Court

The University of Stirling has announced the appointment of Harry Adam as its new Chair of Court.

An image of a loch

Stirling PR students shortlisted for prestigious award

Four University of Stirling Public Relations students have been recognised as among the best in Europe after being nominated for a top international award.

Winner cups on a pink background. Banner with a place for text. Flat lay style.

Public health expert issues warning over potential community breakdown in COVID response

A public health expert from the University of Stirling says governments must change the post-pandemic narrative in order to avoid community breakdown.

Dr Tony Robertson small

Stirling experts develop artificial intelligence to monitor water quality more effectively

Artificial intelligence that enhances remote monitoring of water bodies – highlighting quality shifts due to climate change or pollution – has been developed by researchers at the University of Stirling.