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Learning new skills & collaborating in Canada
Dr Line Caes in Psychology, secured funding from Canada-UK Foundation to travel to Canada for a research visit with her collaborator, Dr Jennifer Stinson. Following her trip & visit to SickKids, Toronto, Canada Line reflects on her visit and the opportunities it created.  The collaboration... Continue Reading →

Getting to Yes: Media training to dispel the fear
Dr Megan Dee, Lecturer in in International Politics in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities was successful in securing a place on the BBC Academy’s Expert Women Scotland Media Familiarisation Day and we are delighted to invite her to reflect... Continue Reading →

A reflection on 2017 for RIS
It’s safe to say that the Research & Innovation Services team is busy all year round.  Whilst the University year is August to July, the calendar year is still relevant to us all personally and, as it draws to a... Continue Reading →

Permanently Progressing?
Permanently Progressing? – Building secure futures for children in Scotland is a ground breaking research study run jointly by teams at the University of Stirling and the University of York and in collaboration with the Adoption and Fostering Alliance (AFA)... Continue Reading →

Research Images – what is your research story?
Capture the essence of your research and the imagination of your audience. Early December 2017, Research and Innovation Services launched our inaugural Research Images competition asking our research community to convey the story of their research in a single image.... Continue Reading →

New Internal Funding Opportunities
Spark, Connect and Connect+ are internal funding schemes open to academic staff undertaking research at Stirling. The schemes are competitive and will be evaluated against; potential to secure further external funding fit to the University priorities and strategic objectives, and (if... Continue Reading →

Using policy studies and evidence to make an impact
Paul Cairney (@CairneyPaul), Professor of Politics and Public Policy (Faculty of Arts & Humanities), has been working with a wide range of scholars and practitioners to develop practical advice from policy studies. Here we discuss his aim to combine insights from... Continue Reading →

Smog and Samosas #GCRFIndia
Louise McCabe is a Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies and recently attended the RCUK Global Engagement Meetings . In the following post, the first in a series of posts from the Global Engagement Meetings, Louise reflects on her time over in India. ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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