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Pollination mystery unlocked by Stirling bee researchers

Bees latch on to similarly-sized nectarless flowers to unpick pollen – like keys fitting into locks, University of Stirling scientists have discovered.

Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin

Egyptian mortality mystery in tilapia fish closer to being solved

A new virus that has decimated fish populations in Ecuador and Israel has spread to Egypt, according to a new report from the University of Stirling and WorldFish.

Fisherman fishing

World-first surveillance strategy shaped by Stirling expertise

The operation of surveillance cameras is the subject of a new UK strategy, shaped by a University of Stirling privacy expert.

An image of a CCTV camera

Huge postcode disparity in proportion of children in care

A study by the University of Stirling and six other British universities has revealed significant inequalities in child welfare across the UK.

A child in distress

Gambling adverts on TV ‘mislead’ football fans

Football fans are being ‘misled’ by complex gambling adverts on television, a University of Stirling study has found.

Dr Philip Newall