November 2022 news

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Cancer greater cause for concern than COVID for over 50s

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Stirling found chronic health conditions are a greater cause for concern than COVID-19 and that older people feel safer from catching COVID-19 in healthcare settings than in other places in the community.

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Stirling students draw Dundee United in Scottish Cup

University of Stirling student footballers have drawn Premiership side Dundee United in the Scottish Cup Fourth Round.

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£2m water quality project to protect river ecosystems

New research led by the University of Stirling is to explore how pollution and climate change are impacting freshwater ecosystems for the first time.

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Stirling students make history as they reach the Fourth Round of Scottish Cup

University of Stirling Men’s First Football Team made history on Saturday [November 26] – becoming the first university side to reach the last 32 of the Scottish Cup in more than 50 years.

University of Stirling's Euan McGill scores the winner.

Champion hill runner and leading sports scientist honoured by the University of Stirling

Scottish champion hill runner Dr Angela Mudge and leading sports scientist Dr Malcolm Fairweather have today been recognised with honorary degrees from the University of Stirling.

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Ross Murdoch “still dreams” about a return to the pool, as swim star graduates from the University of Stirling

Six-time Commonwealth Games medallist Ross Murdoch today bid farewell to the University of Stirling – his training base for the past decade – after graduating with an MSc Sport Management.

Ross poses next to loch in graduation gown holding medals

Sustainability champion honoured by the University of Stirling

Sustainability advocate Mathis Wackernagel has today been recognised with an honorary degree from the University of Stirling.

Dr Mathis Wackernagal

Funding announced for major aquaculture project in Thailand and Vietnam

The University of Stirling has secured major funding to improve the welfare of farmed fish in Thailand and Vietnam, with the aim of enhancing the quality of fish for human consumption.

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Sustainability and sports figures to be recognised by University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is to recognise three inspirational figures from the worlds of sport and sustainability, at its winter graduation ceremonies next week.

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Fourth consecutive British DrySlope Championship for Stirling student

University of Stirling sport scholar, Nicole Ritchie, continued her unbeaten streak in BUCS skiing competition as she won the BUCS Dryslope Championships for the fourth year in a row.

Nicole Ritchie skis downhill in the slalom event

New exhibition kicks Stirling sporting hero back into spotlight

Raploch born footballer Billy Bremner remembered in new University exhibition

Exhibition poster showing old photos of Billy Bremner as a young footballer and as a professional

Local young people chart path for a greener future

A group of young people in Stirling and Clackmannanshire have become the latest to take part in a flagship initiative to develop the skills, understanding and perspectives necessary to thrive in a green economy.

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Privatisation in the UK has cost lives, research suggests

The UK’s privatisation of public services has led to an increase in the number of health and safety disasters which have caused multiple fatalities, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

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