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Hidden costs in education system impact on Scotland’s poorest families

Hidden costs in the education system – such as school trips and uniform - are impacting on children and families living in poverty, a report by Dr Morag Treanor, from the University of Stirling, has found.

Hidden costs in education system impact on Scotland’s poorest families

One in 10 people may opt-out of proposed organ donor system

A new study has revealed that around one in 10 people are considering opting out of a proposed new system that aims to increase organ donation by presuming consent.

One in 10 people may opt-out of proposed organ donor system

Domestic abuse legislation should recognise children as victims

Children who experience domestic abuse should be recognised by law as victims and not merely as witnesses, University of Stirling child expert Professor Jane Callaghan has claimed.

Domestic abuse legislation should recognise children as victims

Beavers’ impact on biodiversity revealed

Beaver-built ponds are far more biodiverse than other wetlands, new research from the University of Stirling has revealed.

Beavers’ impact on biodiversity revealed

Experts identify the key to The Daily Mile’s success

The Daily Mile initiative has enjoyed worldwide success thanks to its simplicity, flexibility and adaptability, according to new research led by the University of Stirling.

Experts identify the key to The Daily Mile’s success