University of Stirling research reveals new insights into marine plastic pollution
Safer consumption and drug checking facilities key to addressing drug harms in Edinburgh, study finds
Safer drug consumption facilities (SDCF) and drug checking could be key to addressing drug harms in the city of Edinburgh, according to University of Stirling experts in substance use.
Schoolgirls at the centre of new University of Stirling study into card game bridge are making history
Three schoolgirls who are part of a new University of Stirling-led research study into the game of bridge are promoting its educational benefits – and making history along the way.
A study by University of Stirling researchers has shed new light on the behaviour of the closest living relatives of humans – chimpanzees.
University of Stirling to promote better outcomes from water resources for Scottish businesses and communities
A team at the University of Stirling is embarking on an extensive study into how water resources in Scotland promote better outcomes for our economy, society and the environment, in a £5 million partnership project to last three years.
Innovative new research by the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture could lead to increased mussel production.
Largest ever study of autistic people’s research priorities finds need for focus on mental health
Like many older people during the COVID pandemic, they were in search of company and mental stimulation. Then came a chance for this group of retirees to tackle something none of them had tried before – academic research.
An extensive study led by the University of Stirling has laid out options and key considerations for Scotland’s first drug checking services.
Almost half of people who suffer a sports-related traumatic brain injury are still experiencing physical symptoms after six months, a new study by the University of Stirling has found.
The innovative study led by researcher Dr Sabine Matallana-Surget and Dr Wade Jeffrey of the University of West Florida assessed the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on microscopic seawater bacteria that perform a significant role in ecosystem functioning.
Researchers are calling for urban development and land professionals to take part in a research project to help shape the way places are created for better population health.
The University of Stirling has partnered with four South African universities to enhance academic development and research at the country’s historically disadvantaged universities, including Nelson Mandela’s alma mater.
New research by the University of Stirling could disrupt the international trafficking of endangered pangolins
It’s not quite time for machines to be taking over, according to a University of Stirling expert in Artificial Intelligence (AI), who says a human touch and close oversight is crucial to developing such technologies.
The University of Stirling has been ranked in the top 13% by the World University Rankings for Sustainability.
A University of Stirling AI study has created faster and more reliable software using Chat GPT.
Social media posts that abuse female athletes can remain unmoderated on the official social media accounts of major sports clubs, new research has shown.
A unique theatre experience is coming to Alloa where the audience is invited to steer the play.
The University of Stirling is putting on a host of exciting events – all of them free – to spread the word about social science to the local community in Clackmannanshire.
Better air quality monitoring techniques are needed to assess the acute impacts of pollution on people with asthma, according to new research by the University of Stirling.
New research suggests the fast-growing UK employee ownership sector is markedly outperforming the UK’s national productivity trend whilst simultaneously contributing to employee wellbeing, fair pay, community resilience and commitment to net zero.
A large-scale review of two key UK policy areas reveals that health outcomes are largely missing when it comes to shaping our urban centres.
Exercise bingo, a virtual reality (VR) walking game and an online music and movement programme are hoping to boost the physical activity, health, and wellbeing of older people after receiving funding from the University of Stirling.
Visiting inland freshwater spaces improves mental health, a new University of Stirling study has found.
A pioneering project led by University of Stirling scientists aims to develop a new carbon negative food source.
A new research centre focusing on school curriculum making – the first of its kind in the UK - has opened at the University of Stirling.
Adopting a new methodology approach could address concerns about student satisfaction surveys, according to new research.
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.
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’.
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.
The University of Stirling has formed a new partnership with the National Trust for Scotland to enhance research, teaching and learning.
A delegation of Ukrainian academics have travelled to the University of Stirling for a joint research project aimed at improving water quality in the war-torn country.
A new research study aiming to tackle the number of children breathing in second-hand smoke at home is launching in Lanarkshire.
Katharine Abernethy, a Professor in Tropical Ecology at the University of Stirling, has received one of the British Ecological Society’s highest honours.
University of Stirling research to probe potentially catastrophic impact of climate change and nitrogen pollution on soil
A new study by the University of Stirling has sought to understand why vegetarians consume non-meat animal products.
Greenhouse gas emissions from ponds in Scotland have been measured by a University of Stirling scientist as part of a major new international study.
University of Stirling health expert Professor Kate Hunt has been made a Fellow of the British Academy.
An experiment given the green light by University of Stirling experts could halve emissions from wastewater treatment facilities.
Researchers at the University of Stirling exploring the long-term outcomes for trafficked children in Scotland have found that children face ‘system trauma’ connected to navigating the asylum, welfare and child protection systems.
Speed dating study co-authored by University of Stirling academic finds opposites don’t attract
The UK Branded content industry, where advertising and media combine, is a fast-growing sector that needs better regulation, according to new research.
Drug taking at football matches has superseded alcohol as a major safety concern, according to new research led by health and behaviour experts at the University of Stirling.
Trees are growing at record-breaking heights atop Scotland’s Munros, new research by the University of Stirling has found.
Miles Briggs MSP has opened up for the first time about his father’s alcohol use, as, together with Monica Lennon MSP, he backs a campaign aimed at reducing the stigma that surrounds deaths due to alcohol and drugs.
The University of Stirling has successfully bid for funding in the first phase of a multi-million pound levelling up programme designed to benefit all four nations of the UK.
World leading health experts say aviation industry must act on cabin fumes as they launch new medical guidance
A group of world leading health and scientific experts are calling on the aviation industry to take action to protect passengers and aircrew from dangerous cabin fumes which they say have led to a new emerging disease.
Stirling scientist to lead investigation into climate change unknowns in the Arctic.
On 21 April, the University of Stirling held an event where over 75 healthcare professionals attended to hear about the latest research and innovation into musculoskeletal conditions.