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Study sheds light on peer pressure and alcohol consumption

A new study involving the University of Stirling has found that more than four in five people in the UK have experienced pressure from friends to consume alcohol.

Study sheds light on peer pressure and alcohol consumption

Fresh insight into invasive plant that blights UK rivers

New research into the behaviour of an invasive plant seen on riverbanks across the UK could help improve the management of the problem, experts have found.

Fresh insight into invasive plant that blights UK rivers

New study could revolutionise salmon farming

Scientists believe a new feed solution for Atlantic farmed salmon – created from a genetically modified plant – could help relieve pressure on stressed marine resources.

New study could revolutionise salmon farming

Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Experts from the University of Stirling have made a breakthrough in understanding how people respond to lifestyle treatment for preventing Type 2 diabetes.

Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Study to track trends in the public’s opinion on fracking

A new study involving the University of Stirling will investigate and help understand the public response to fracking across the UK.

Study to track trends in the public’s opinion on fracking