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Scotland leads the way on fracking analysis, experts find

Scotland’s “comprehensive” approach to assessing hazards and public health risks posed by fracking is world-leading and sets a precedent for other countries, according to experts.

Scotland leads the way on fracking analysis, experts find

Major conference on emergency care research held at Stirling

Leading academics, clinicians and politicians have gathered at the University of Stirling for a major conference discussing the latest research into emergency medicine.

Major conference on emergency care research held at Stirling

Brain size of human ancestors evolved gradually over three million years, study finds

The average brain size of humans has increased gradually over the past three million years, a new study involving a University of Stirling researcher has found.

Brain size of human ancestors evolved gradually over three million years, study finds

Hunting in central Africa could devastate bird populations, study finds

Bird populations in central Africa will continue to decline – with major consequences for biodiversity – unless the threat of unsustainable hunting is reduced, University of Stirling experts have warned.

Hunting in central Africa could devastate bird populations, study finds

Research could improve management of conflict between wildlife and farmers across the globe

A new study led by the University of Stirling highlights improvements in the way conflicts between wildlife conservation and farming are managed worldwide.

Research could improve management of conflict between wildlife and farmers across the globe