January 2022 news

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Study explores self-management treatment for pelvic organ prolapse

University of Stirling researchers will explore the clinical and cost effectiveness of an innovative self-management programme designed to help improve the lives of women with pelvic organ prolapse.

Pelvic pain in women

New partnership to support net zero in Scotland

Enhanced environmental monitoring will support Scotland’s journey to net zero and beyond, thanks to a new partnership between the University of Stirling and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

Prof Andrew Tyler and Michael Cranston water monitoring

University of Stirling sports scholars heading to the Winter Olympics

A University of Stirling student and two recent graduates of the sports scholarship programme will leave for Beijing in the coming days after being selected to represent Team GB in curling at the Winter Olympics.

Ross Whyte and Bobby Lammie, Team GB curlers

Stirling housing expert leads major report on veterans’ homelessness

The findings of a new report – led by a University of Stirling expert on behalf of the Veterans’ Scotland Housing Group – will help tackle homelessness among former armed forces personnel.

Army boots close up in line on parade day

Study provides new insights into the effects of radiation from Chernobyl

Researchers at the University of Stirling have found that animals in lakes closest to the Chernobyl nuclear reactor have more genetic mutations than those from further away, giving new insight into the effect of radiation on wild species.

Microscopic image of Daphnia

University of Stirling plans in-person graduations for 2022

The University of Stirling has scheduled spring, summer, and winter graduation ceremonies this year with in-person events set to return to campus following postponement due to COVID-19.

graduates celebrate

Stirling Management School and Budapest Business School to partner on a new dual degree

The University of Stirling Management School (SMS) has partnered with the prestigious Budapest Business School (BBS) to offer students the chance to study in Scotland and Hungary and graduate with two degrees.

Budapest Business School

The loo taboo: new study explores uptake of controversial technologies

Researchers have provided an important insight into the cultural taboo surrounding an innovative ‘green’ technology that enables users to transform their domestic toilet waste into biogas.

Early adopter family with TLAD

University of Stirling joins network of Young European Research Universities

The University of Stirling has announced it is to join a prestigious network of European universities focusing on research collaboration.

An image of a loch

University of Stirling Olympic medallists’ royal honour

University of Stirling swimmers Duncan Scott and Kathleen Dawson – who both won gold at the 2020 Olympic Games – have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.

Duncan Scott

Research will be first to study LGBT+ experience of welfare system

In a world first, a major new research project is being launched to examine the experiences of LGBT+ people when accessing the benefits system in the UK.

UK coins spread across a table