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MSPs learn of “frontline research” in dementia on visit to University of Stirling

Two Scottish MSPs with interests in housing, equality and older people have visited the University of Stirling to learn about its advances in improving the lives of people living with dementia.

Group of people posing outdoors in front of trees

Diversifying fish species and sources provide a flexible pathway to food and nutrition security

Scientists from the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture and WorldFish publish findings from their latest study on pond polyculture.

A woman photographed on the banks of a river with a bucket of fish

Indian graduate Rohit Jaiswal named as top 75 Achiever

A Media Management graduate has been recognised as one of the 75 top young Indian alumni of the United Kingdom.

R to L: Mr Manish Tiwari, Jennifer Foreman and Nasir Arafat

Burns’ influence on working class English writers revealed after the discovery of ‘lost’ works

The influence of Robert Burns saw poets in the north of England writing verse in Scots, say researchers who have uncovered a host of ‘lost’ literary works penned by industrial workers in the 19th Century.

Black and white portrait drawing of Scottish Bard Robert Burns

Sir Alex Ferguson and Lilian Thuram send good luck messages to Stirling students ahead of Scottish Cup tie

Sir Alex Ferguson and World Cup winner Lilian Thuram are among a host of stars who have sent well wishes to the University of Stirling football team ahead of their historic match this weekend.


Staff and students wish football team well for historic game

Staff and students across campus have voiced their support for the University of Stirling’s student footballers ahead of their encounter with Dundee United in the Scottish Cup.

Stirling University footballers

1,000-strong support to back student footballers in historic Scottish Cup clash

University of Stirling student footballers will have the backing of an enormous away support when they take on Dundee United in their historic Scottish Cup encounter this weekend.

University of Stirling's Euan McGill scores the winner.

Climate key to determining dead plant decomposition and predicting carbon emissions

A new study from the University of Stirling, published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, has found that climate is the dominant driver in determining how quickly dead plants decompose, allowing scientists to make more accurate predictions about carbon emissions and climate change globally.

Green and amber forest canopy

Groundbreaking AI wildlife camera developed to improve conservation

A new project, jointly led by the University of Stirling and Hack the Planet, has for the first time developed an artificial intelligence (AI) powered wildlife camera that could hugely benefit conservation.

Tim in a forest attaching a camera to a tree