April 2019 news
Archive news stories
Stirling research supports new volunteering framework
A new framework aiming at getting people involved in volunteering – and developed with the support of University of Stirling research– has been launched by the Scottish Government.
Global human rights and climate change inquiry lands at Stirling
Experts looking at the responsibility of major global corporate carbon emitters – so called ‘carbon majors’ – for the impacts of climate change have gathered at the University of Stirling.
Seabed shape and strength can hasten collapse of ice sheets
Scientists have shed new light on the collapse of glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland by studying the history of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet.
Stirling research boost to Scots economy outlined
The economic benefit of University of Stirling research activity was the focus of a Scottish Government ministerial visit today.
Sweet sixteen for Stirling swimmers at British Champs
The University of Stirling’s high performance swimmers underlined their world-class credentials this past week after winning sixteen medals at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow.
Feeling ‘at home’ improves health, say Stirling researchers
The ability to feel ‘at home’ has a significant impact on people’s health and wellbeing, according to experts at the University of Stirling.
Sharks more vulnerable than originally thought, new research shows
A study of small-scale fisheries operating from Kenya, Zanzibar and Madagascar, has revealed the massive underreporting of sharks and rays caught annually in the region.
New study reveals ‘silence’ around suicide in young people
Mental health professionals treating children and young people with suicidal feelings should refer to ‘suicide’ explicitly to ensure they feel listened to, according to new research.
Study questions the sustainability of plant ingredients as fishmeal substitutes
Substituting fishmeal in aquaculture feeds with plant ingredients may not be as beneficial for the environment as many predict, according to new research from an international team of experts.
Experts provide new guidelines to athletes on protein intake
A review led by a sports scientist at the University of Stirling has set out new international guidelines for protein intake in track and field athletes.
Research shows impact of poverty on children’s brain activity
Children born into poverty show key differences in behaviour and brain function, according to new research involving the Universities of Stirling and East Anglia.
Stirling marketing experts explore the power of political branding
Leading UK marketing experts are to gather at the University of Stirling to discuss the power of political branding and its impact in major campaign victories – including Brexit and Donald Trump’s road to the White House.
University and County kick-off Super 6 rugby partnership
The University of Stirling has announced an enhanced partnership with Stirling County RFC in support of the city’s new Super 6 rugby franchise.
University will drive inclusive growth through City Region Deal, Minister hears
A Minister has heard how the University of Stirling will drive inclusive growth through the Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal, during a visit to campus today [Wednesday 3 April].
Stirling fencers show their metal to claim BUCS Trophy
The University of Stirling women’s fencing team made history this past week as they defeated Cardiff University to win the BUCS Trophy.
Shadow Minister meets Stirling housing and ageing experts
Local MSP, Graham Simpson, visited the University of Stirling to hear how its housing and ageing research is helping to stimulate debate on some of Scotland’s long-term challenges.
New link supports Fife College students progressing to University
A new agreement between the University of Stirling and Fife College will allow students to be fast-tracked onto a nursing degree programme.