February 2023 news

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Global challenges can be met by leveraging aquatic foods

Leveraging aquatic foods can help policymakers address multiple global challenges, new analysis shows

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Call for Stirling locals to take part in Wallace Monument research

Researchers at the University of Stirling are looking for frequent visitors to the The National Wallace Monument to take part in a tourism study.

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Piecing together Scotland’s religious past with shards of glass

Two Scottish researchers are attempting to piece together part of Scotland’s religious past by combining hi-tech science with historical knowledge.

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University of Stirling ageing experts share pioneering work with Scotland Office minister

Experts in ageing, dementia and housing at the University of Stirling shared their pioneering research and ambitious plans with UK Government Minister for Scotland Malcolm Offord during a visit to campus today.

Lord Offord on tour of Dementia Centre

Stirling Celebrates Russell Napier’s Karen Napier Charity Scholarships

On Wednesday 8 February Stirling welcomed Stirling Management School Honorary Professor Russell Napier to campus where he gave his annual guest lecture, titled “Twenty One Lessons For Investors From Financial History, For The Way We Live Now”.

Russell Napier stood on the University grounds with five Karen Napier scholars

Reduced subject choice under Curriculum for Excellence is affecting opportunities and outcomes for Scotland’s young people, research finds

Curriculum narrowing and a reduced choice of school subjects under the Curriculum for Excellence are affecting outcomes for Scotland’s young people, according to a new study from the University of Stirling.

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Research raises concerns over relationship between major US research institution and the alcohol industry

A new study has uncovered extensive interactions between one of the world’s leading funders of alcohol research and alcohol industry groups, sparking concern about the industry’s influence on science and public health policy.

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Institute for Advanced Studies offers PhD studentships to the tune of £3.6m

The University of Stirling’s Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) is offering PhD studentships to the value of £3.6m over the next three years.

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HERMES University network managing director visits Stirling Management School

Stirling Management School hosted a visit by Associate Professor Dr. Kevin MacGabhann, Managing Director of the HERMES Association, and Director of International Relations at EM Strasbourg Business School.

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New research finds care home culture vital to boosting physical activity among older people

Physical activity needs to be embedded into the culture of care homes in Scotland, according to new research by the University of Stirling.

Care home residents exercising

Heritage experts to study responses to protecting Ukraine's cultural heritage and monuments

A new international project is to explore how cultural heritage, monuments and the professionals involved in their safeguarding, can be better protected during times of war.

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Student Curler Leads GB Team to Gold at World University Games

Stirling student James Craik has led his fellow Team GB curlers to gold medals at the FISU Winter World University Games in Lake Placid, with a decisive 5-1 win over Team USA in the final.

A closeup of the back of James Craik's Team GB jumper during play at the World University Games in Lake Placid.

University of Stirling graduate shares her start-up story at Scottish Parliament

University of Stirling graduate Elizaveta Frolova shared her story of start-up success this week at a gathering at the Scottish Parliament.

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