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New tool to improve ‘cleaner fish’ welfare in salmon farming

Researchers at the University of Stirling have developed a new tool that fish farmers can use to improve the welfare of lumpfish – a species crucial to tackling the problem of sea lice in salmon.

New tool to improve ‘cleaner fish’ welfare in salmon farming

The risks and trade-offs of renting from a private landlord

People living in the private rented sector are forced to make hard choices in order to meet their basic needs, new research had revealed.

The risks and trade-offs of renting from a private landlord

New emergency finance tool for crisis scenarios

Fintech experts from the University of Stirling are building a new digital financial tool that will use blockchain to deliver emergency finance to groups of people during crises, such as COVID-19.

New emergency finance tool for crisis scenarios

Scottish smoke-free vehicle legislation reduces pre-school asthma hospitalisations

Hospitalisations for asthma in pre-school children fell in Scotland in the two years following legislation that banned smoking in vehicles containing a child.

Scottish smoke-free vehicle legislation reduces pre-school asthma hospitalisations

Stirling water monitoring experts support Black Sea regeneration

Experts from the University of Stirling will use satellite and sensor technology to support the regeneration of the Black Sea, as part of a new £7.7 million (€9m) research project.

Stirling water monitoring experts support Black Sea regeneration