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University of Stirling and NHS Forth Valley triumph at UK student nursing awards

The University of Stirling and NHS Forth Valley have scooped two awards at the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards – recognising the success of their long-standing partnership in teaching and educating the next generation of nurses.

Catherine Watson, student nurse

Stirling-led evaluation recommends roll out of distress intervention across Scotland

A ground-breaking mental health programme designed to support people in distress has been recommended for roll out across Scotland, following a University of Stirling-led evaluation.

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Harmful bacteria survive on wet wipes washed up on beaches, study finds

Harmful bacteria on sewage-associated plastic waste washed up on beaches can survive long enough to pose a risk to human health, new research has found.

Plastic waste on Scottish beach

Human Rights expert calls for law change to protect the most vulnerable from cost-of-living crisis

A leading human rights lawyer is calling for a change in the law in order to allow those suffering from fuel, food or housing inadequacies to hold the government to account.

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Success of Stirling business growth course

A Clackmannanshire businessman says he’s expecting a growth in turnover of £1.5 million in three years thanks to a business growth course delivered by the University of Stirling Management School.

Scot Serve MD Graeme Clark

REF 2021: University of Stirling is top five in Scotland for research impact

The University of Stirling has been ranked top five in Scotland and top 50 in the UK for the impact of its research, according to new analysis from Times Higher Education.

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REF 2021: University of Stirling research is making a difference globally

University of Stirling research is making a tangible difference across the globe – with new analysis recognising that 87% is of the highest standard, having an outstanding or very considerable impact on society.

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Study explores how Nigeria can achieve its fish production target

Researchers have analysed how Nigeria can achieve its target of producing 2.5 million tonnes of farmed fish annually, and believe their work could provide similar insights in other countries.

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University of Stirling welcomes Norwegian heritage experts

The University of Stirling is to host some of the world’s leading experts on heritage as it strengthens its international ties to the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU).

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