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Study reveals link between sheep reproduction and infection

Sheep living in the remote outpost of St Kilda are more susceptible to infection if they have recently given birth to lambs, according to new research involving the University of Stirling.

Study reveals link between sheep reproduction and infection

Scientists to value benefits of eco-friendly flood schemes

The economic and environmental benefits of natural flood defences will be explored in a £467,000 University of Stirling-led project.

Scientists to value benefits of eco-friendly flood schemes

Smoking risk in children has fallen since tobacco display ban

The risk of 11 to 16-year-olds taking up smoking has reduced following the introduction of a ban on the open display of tobacco products in the UK, according to a new University of Stirling study.

Smoking risk in children has fallen since tobacco display ban

Death of a friend ‘impacts health for up to four years’

The death of a close friend can cause a major decline in physical health and psychological wellbeing – with the impact being felt for up to four years, research has revealed.

Death of a friend ‘impacts health for up to four years’

Stirling part of new £5.9m study tackling impact of alcohol, tobacco and obesity

Experts at the University of Stirling are part of a new £5.9 million research consortium looking at how the marketing of alcohol, tobacco and unhealthy food and drink has a detrimental impact on health.

Stirling part of new £5.9m study tackling impact of alcohol, tobacco and obesity