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Prison tobacco ban significantly reduces second-hand smoke

Levels of second-hand smoke in Scotland’s prisons fell by more than 80 percent in the week after smoking was banned, according to new University of Stirling research.

Prison tobacco ban significantly reduces second-hand smoke

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Many women do not seek early treatment for pelvic organ prolapse due to confusion and a lack of awareness around the condition’s symptoms – and feelings of shame and embarrassment – according to new research.

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Stirling research supports new volunteering framework

A new framework aiming at getting people involved in volunteering – and developed with the support of University of Stirling research– has been launched by the Scottish Government.

Stirling research supports new volunteering framework

Global human rights and climate change inquiry lands at Stirling

Experts looking at the responsibility of major global corporate carbon emitters – so called ‘carbon majors’ – for the impacts of climate change have gathered at the University of Stirling.

Global human rights and climate change inquiry lands at Stirling

Seabed shape and strength can hasten collapse of ice sheets

Scientists have shed new light on the collapse of glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland by studying the history of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet.

Seabed shape and strength can hasten collapse of ice sheets