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Resources for Researchers at Stirling
At Stirling we have a great range of resources to support our staff including opportunities specifically targeted at researchers as well as training which is open to all.  We also have access to a range of external on-line materials, and... Continue Reading →

Iridis Launch – 21st September 2017
On Thursday 21 September (World Alzheimers Day), Lisa Idebolo, Research Policy Officer, and Jennifer Noble, Contracts Manager, from Research & Innovation Services attended the launch of the Iridis app in the University of Stirling’s innovative Iris Murdoch building. The Iridis... Continue Reading →

SUII – Scotland 2030
Ahead of roadshows for their next themed call on ‘Scotland 2030’, we invited programme manager of SUII (Scottish Universities Insight Institute), Nicola Duncan to give us the lowdown on the Scottish Universities Insight Institute.  SUII – what is it? The... Continue Reading →

Give your research Kudos
What is Kudos? The University is partnering with Kudos an independent, free, online service that is dedicated to maximising the visibility and levels of engagement with research across various channels. “The University’s Strategic Plan sets out an ambitious target to... Continue Reading →

#StirResearchBites: Using Altmetric to strategically promote your research
Lisa Idebolo is a Research Policy Officer in Research & Innovation Services, her portfolio of work includes Research Performance Indicators & Metrics, Strategic Projects and Research Committee. Along with Fiona Millar, she attended Prof Kevin Tipton’s Research bites sessions to... Continue Reading →

Major Funding Initiatives Workshop – Tuesday 27th June
On Tuesday, Research & Innovation Services hosted their first Major Funding Initiatives Workshop with the aim to support our research community and researchers prepare for key calls and to stimulate the discussion of new ideas. For the workshop, teams of researchers from... Continue Reading →

ODA Compliance
If you’re applying for funds from calls such as the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) you need to be Official Development Assistance (ODA) compliant (catchy!). But what does that mean? The opportunities for research and researchers at Stirling from calls... Continue Reading →

Research Drive
Where do you hold your research data? Laptops, portable hard-drives, USBs, Dropbox? These devices are not necessarily safe or secure and could be in breach of your funders’ policies. To resolve this issue Information Services have created the Research Drive... Continue Reading →

Images of Research
Yesterday I spent the afternoon at the University of Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre on George Street with Rachel Clark. As part of her role in Research & Knowledge Exchange Services, Rachel runs the very successful week long Knowledge Exchange... Continue Reading →

Networking on the Mersey: Reflections from #StirARMA17
Helen Young (REF Manager) with Siân Ringrose and Lisa Idebolo (Research Policy Officers) Every year a small group from Research and Innovation Services head off to the ARMA annual conference (ARMA being the Association for Research Managers and Administrators). This... Continue Reading →

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