September 2023 news

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MSPs unite to call for compassion and kindness as See Beyond campaign is debated in Parliament

In recognition of the impact on those left behind when someone they love dies because of alcohol and drugs, MSPs used a debate on See Beyond – See the Lives – Scotland in the Scottish Parliament this week to call for more compassion and support.

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University of Stirling golfers swing into action with whitewash in Alyth

University of Stirling golfers have enjoyed a successful start to the 2023/24 season – delivering a whitewash at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Autumn Trophy.

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University of Stirling sweeps the board at European PR Awards

University of Stirling Public Relations students have swept the board at the EUPRERA Master Thesis Awards– a major European event recognising excellent academic contribution to public relations.

Temi and Caitlin pose with their awards at the Annual Congress in Prague

New methodology addresses “contentious” student satisfaction surveys

Adopting a new methodology approach could address concerns about student satisfaction surveys, according to new research.

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University of Stirling celebrates largest group of Singapore graduates

The University of Stirling has celebrated the graduation of the largest group of students from its programmes delivered at the Singapore Institute of Management.

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Students expecting tough Scottish Cup test against Albion Rovers

History-making Stirling students are expecting a tough Scottish Cup test against Albion Rovers on Monday.

Marcus Lavery

Study shows detrimental impact of Long Covid on the education and lives of children and young people

New research, led by the University of Stirling, is shining a spotlight on the profound effect Long Covid can have on children and young people’s school experience and wider lives.

A shot of a group of female and male teenagers standing in school uniforms next to red lockers. Their faces are not visible.

Local knowledge vital to help tackle climate change, new research shows

Plans to tackle the impacts of climate change on food security must integrate local knowledge to help preserve the Earth’s critical zone, new research has warned.


Double the degree, double the experience – one international student’s story

Flora Horvath was among the first students for the double degree between Budapest Business University and the University of Stirling.

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Understanding pandas’ body clocks could improve their welfare, Stirling study finds

Giant pandas living in zoos outside their native latitude range may not have optimal welfare if their body clocks are out of sync, new research by the University of Stirling has found.

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Students' first round Scottish Cup tie to be televised by BBC

The University’s history-making men’s football first team will begin another tilt at the Scottish Cup.

Ciaran McAnish

University of Stirling research uses COVID-19 conspiracy theories to create tool against fake news

Experts at the University of Stirling have taken a deep dive into COVID-19 conspiracy theories in new research that aims to combat digital disinformation or ‘fake news’.

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Study finds parkrunners more likely to return if route is near freshwater and woodland

A study by the University of Stirling has found first-time participants in parkruns are more likely to return if events are near to freshwater and woodland.

University of Stirling parkrun