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Satellite technology to help tackle invasive aquatic weeds

Scientists will use satellites, drones and ground sensors in a bid to tackle the spread of invasive aquatic weeds – a serious problem that damages vital water and food resources in Asia and Africa.

Satellite technology to help tackle invasive aquatic weeds

£800k study to look at link between fire and climate change

University of Stirling experts will lead a new £800,000 study investigating the behaviour of pyrogenic carbon – partly-burned plants left behind following fire – and its potential impact on climate change.

£800k study to look at link between fire and climate change

Eurovision voting points to more than just musical tastes

How people vote in the Eurovision Song Contest may tell us more than just the musical tastes of a nation - according to new research.

Eurovision voting points to more than just musical tastes

New study examines lifting of pub and nightclub restrictions

A new University of Stirling study is seeking to understand how the easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on licensed premises can be effectively managed to protect emergency services.

New study examines lifting of pub and nightclub restrictions

Occupational hygiene expertise could help reduce risk of COVID-19 in workplace

Occupational hygienists could play an important role helping workers return to their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, a University of Stirling expert has said.

Occupational hygiene expertise could help reduce risk of COVID-19 in workplace