February 2022 news

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University announces new artist in residence

The University of Stirling has announced Glasgow-based artist Jennifer Wicks as its new artist in residence.

Mutation V by Norman McLaren

Academics launch review of digital tech programme tackling social isolation in care homes

A team of academics from the University of Stirling has been funded to study the success of a pioneering digital inclusion programme rolled out in care homes during the pandemic

Woman using smartphone in a care home

Stirling graduates win gold at Winter Olympics

University of Stirling graduates Hailey Duff and Mili Smith, and honorary graduate Eve Muirhead, have won gold in curling at the Winter Olympics.

Mili Smith

University Art Collection celebrates care experienced young people

The University of Stirling’s Art Collection is supporting a new festival celebrating care experienced children and young people from the local area.

An image of a loch

Environmental benefits of whale strandings are being overlooked in coastal regulations, study finds

The environmental benefits of stranded whale and dolphin carcasses are being undermined by coastal regulations which require remains to be quickly disposed of, a new study has found.

Whale bones on a beach in Orkney

Scottish Government must go further to restore peatlands in pursuit of net zero, study finds

Scotland’s natural capital advantage could be lost unless more ambitious peatland restoration targets are set, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

Peatland Scotland

Researchers publish key guidelines for internet regulation

A new set of guidelines on internet regulation - published by philosophers from the University of Stirling - are aiming to support policy makers to tackle the spread of fake news and protect democratic debate online.

Judge gavel lying on top of laptop keyboard

Stirling lecturer to decide on UK standards for the teaching of economics

A University of Stirling lecturer has been appointed to review the academic standard of economics degrees throughout the UK.

Dr Paul Cowell

New project to examine how primary educators access research to inform teaching

A new major project to examine how primary teachers access and engage with literacy research to inform teaching is underway.

An image of a loch