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Youth advisory group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

Scotland’s National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG) is launching a youth advisory group – supported by the University of Stirling – to inform and improve policy from the perspective of those with lived experience.

Youth advisory group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

University of Stirling to lead third research network hub in British Academy pilot

The British Academy has announced that the third and final hub of its Early-Career Researcher (ECR) Network – a two-year pilot programme for UK-based postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences – will be in Scotland.

University of Stirling to lead third research network hub in British Academy pilot

Study reveals few infants taken into care in Scotland are placed with brothers and sister

Only one in five infants taken into care in Scotland who had older brothers or sisters were initially placed with them, according to a new study funded by Scottish Government which has been published today.

Study reveals few infants taken into care in Scotland are placed with brothers and sister

Prominent health warnings on alcohol products make drinking “unappealing”, new study finds

Young adult drinkers are more likely to perceive alcohol products as “unappealing” and “socially unacceptable” if they display prominent health warnings, according to new research.

Prominent health warnings on alcohol products make drinking “unappealing”, new study finds

Building a buzz: robot bees to simulate pollination

Two scientists from the UK and the US have been jointly awarded £640,000 to build microrobots that simulate the buzzing of bees.

Building a buzz: robot bees to simulate pollination