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Gamified research sheds new light on how to balance agriculture and conservation

Farmers are more likely to protect wildlife on their land if they trust their local communities and government, according to a new University of Stirling study.

Game interface crop

Stirling experts develop artificial intelligence to monitor water quality more effectively

Artificial intelligence that enhances remote monitoring of water bodies – highlighting quality shifts due to climate change or pollution – has been developed by researchers at the University of Stirling.


Researchers work with acclaimed storytellers to help inspire youngsters to tackle waste

A new project led by the University of Stirling will harness the power of storytelling to help educate the next generation about waste in Scotland and encourage them to consider new ways of reducing, re-using and re-purposing, rather than just recycling or discarding household items and resources.

Digger at landfill site

Stirling professor appointed Scotland Hydro Nation Chair

A University of Stirling professor has been appointed as Scotland Hydro Nation Chair – which will see him lead a £3.5 million initiative to position the country as a global leader in water research.

Loch Leven

A walk in the park: has the Covid-19 travel response opened the door to a new direction on climate policy?

New research has found that during the pandemic people in England and Scotland ditched the car, preferring to walk or cycle.

Busy street scene showing zebra crossings, pedestrians and bicycles