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Stirling expert appointed to Scottish Sentencing Council

A University of Stirling criminologist has been appointed to the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Stirling expert appointed to Scottish Sentencing Council

New study on the impact of innovative feeds on salmon health

Scientists are testing whether oils from microalgae and genetically modified (GM) oilseed crops could provide beneficial omega-3 for salmon – and, in turn, boost levels in the human diet.

New study on the impact of innovative feeds on salmon health

Pub profits largely unaffected by Scotland’s lower drink-drive limit

The lowering of the drink-drive limit in Scotland had little long-term financial impact on pubs – unlike some had predicted ahead of its introduction, according to new research.

Pub profits largely unaffected by Scotland’s lower drink-drive limit

New research finds that Shetland had its own ice sheet

A massive ice sheet covered Scotland’s Shetland Islands and the surrounding seafloor around 21,000 years ago – and rapidly collapsed about 19,000 years ago, a new study has found.

New research finds that Shetland had its own ice sheet

Lisbon Lions’ impact on Scotland’s Irish diaspora revealed

Celtic’s historic European Cup triumph in 1967 was a “defining moment” for the Irish diaspora in Scotland, according to a new study from the Universities of Stirling and Edinburgh.

Lisbon Lions’ impact on Scotland’s Irish diaspora revealed