May 2024 news

Archive news stories

University of Stirling student athletes scoop major titles in season finale

Student athletes at the University of Stirling – Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence – have ended the season on a high, winning a host of major national titles across multiple sports.

Keanna Macinnes in the pool.

Water quality data buoy to be floated at Gartmorn Dam

Water quality data buoy to be floated at Gartmorn Dam

Data buoy

Stirling experts land funding to tackle aquaculture challenges

Aquaculture experts at the University of Stirling have secured a share of a £4.6 million fund to tackle key challenges.

salmon farming

University of Stirling artist in residence launches new exhibition

Award-winning artist Audrey Grant will share new work in a solo exhibition starting on May 25.

painting on photograph of buildings

Cash incentives drive weight loss in men

A major UK study led by health experts at the University of Stirling has found that offering financial incentives is effective in helping men to lose weight.

A man's feet standing on scales

University swimmers selected for European Championships

University of Stirling swimmers Lucy Grieve and Holly McGill will compete at next month’s European Aquatics Championships in Serbia after being selected to represent Great Britain.

Swimmer Holly McGill dives into the pool.

Full-time clinician supports Stirling student teachers to build mentally healthy classrooms

The University of Stirling has appointed a full-time clinician to help student teachers learn about and support mentally healthy classrooms and schools.

teacher high fiving student in class

Records broken in 49th Dumyat Hill Race

Competitors of all ages and abilities from right across the UK took part in a sold out 49th Dumyat Hill Race, with race records broken in the University of Stirling’s flagship running event.

Runner at Dumyat Hill Race 2024

Free history course celebrates Stirling's 900th anniversary

The University of Stirling is launching a new online course to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the founding of the burgh.

A group photo of representatives from all the partners involved in the Stirling 900n celebrations including Stirling Provost, Elaine Watterson, and the current Earl of Mar; James Erskine and the King’s Hereditary Keeper of Stirling Castle; outside the Stirling Castle gates.

Stirling’s AI experts to join multi-million pound project

Artificial intelligence experts at the University of Stirling will play a key role in a project supported by £12m in new funding


Policy changes needed if UK is to be age-friendly, say healthy ageing experts

Policy changes are needed at central and local government levels to ensure an age-friendly UK, say experts at the University of Stirling.

two elderly women taking selfie in woods

Stirling High pupils win environmental awards

Stirling High pupils have won two environmental awards for a proposal to tackle litter and artwork created from waste materials.

Stirling High pupils Callum Graham, Leona Routledge, Emily Appleby, Robyn Stevenson

Five-star Stirling receives prestigious recognition in global ratings

The University of Stirling has retained its five-star rating in the internationally recognised QS Stars rating system, following an independent evaluation of its performance.

QS Stars logo