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Adolescent girls in Bangladesh at risk of nutritional deficiency, study finds
New study finds adolescent girls in Bangladesh are at risk of nutritional deficiency even if they live in a seafood rich area.
New campaign shares letters to loved ones lost to alcohol and drugs
‘Everyone knows someone’ is the message behind See Beyond - See the Lives - Scotland, a new campaign from academics and advocacy organisations that aims to reduce the stigma that surrounds deaths due to alcohol and drugs.
Study looks to understand exposure to air pollution in informal settlements in Africa
Researchers looking at fuel use for cooking in Kenya and Malawi have found residents in the countries informal settlements are being exposed to worrying levels of pollution.
Stirling sports heritage experts to measure success of national football celebration
Sports heritage experts at the University of Stirling have been appointed to evaluate a major celebration of football in Scotland.
Stone of Destiny focus of new research project
A University of Stirling heritage expert has been awarded a prestigious grant to explore the contemporary meanings and values of the Stone of Destiny.
Media students win big at RTS Awards
Stirling students took home a record four awards, marking the best awards haul any institution has received at the event.
University of Stirling top five in the world for sports facilities and campus environment
The University of Stirling has ranked top five in the world and first in the UK for its sports facilities and its campus environment in a sector-leading survey tracking the international student experience.
Celebration of forestry research will showcase work of PhD students
An inaugural celebration of forestry research will showcase the work of postgraduate students.
Stirling academic Professor Leigh Sparks named top retail influencer
University of Stirling academic Professor Leigh Sparks, an international expert in retail, has been named a top influencer in his field.
New comic shines a light on forgotten heroes of HIV/Aids activism
A new comic is telling the stories of forgotten HIV and AIDs campaigners who played a major role in tackling stigma and prejudice faced by sufferers in the 1980s.
We can learn from Scotland’s witch hunts to shape justice today, says criminology expert
We can learn valuable lessons from campaigns that highlight the injustices of Scotland’s witch hunts, says a criminology expert from the University of Stirling.
New study finds that microplastics can help dangerous bacteria survive on Scottish beaches
New research from the University of Stirling has found that dangerous bacteria are able to survive the journey from sewage treatment plants to beaches on microplastic pollution.
University of Stirling footballers win Scottish universities cup
The University of Stirling’s student footballers have been crowned the best in Scotland after snatching an injury time winner in the final of the prestigious Queen’s Park Shield.
Stirling swimmers to represent UK in World Championships in Japan
Five University of Stirling swimmers have been chosen to represent the UK in one of the most prestigious events on the world sports calendar – the 2023 FINA World Swimming Championships in Japan.
Primary school children spend less time outdoors, University study finds
Primary school children spend less time playing and learning outdoors, University study finds.