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University of Stirling part of nationwide drive to address levelling up through research

The University of Stirling has successfully bid for funding in the first phase of a multi-million pound levelling up programme designed to benefit all four nations of the UK.

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Campus Central wins prestigious architecture award

The University of Stirling’s Campus Central development has won a prestigious national architecture award.

Campus Central

World leading health experts say aviation industry must act on cabin fumes as they launch new medical guidance

A group of world leading health and scientific experts are calling on the aviation industry to take action to protect passengers and aircrew from dangerous cabin fumes which they say have led to a new emerging disease.

Empty airplane cabin interior

"Finally someone understood my business and what I wanted to do with it"

A year after completing the Help to Grow: Management Course with the University of Stirling, David Bowmaker says it has transformed both the business and his outlook.

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University initiative will create hundreds of opportunities for young people

A landmark initiative that will create employment opportunities for young people across the Forth Valley has been launched at the University of Stirling.

Clare Flynn, Developing the Young Workforce Regional Lead and Dr John Rogers

Stirling scientist to lead investigation into climate change unknowns in the Arctic

Stirling scientist to lead investigation into climate change unknowns in the Arctic.

Trees and tall shrubs in Swedish Arctic, near Abisko.

Student volunteers set for summer of sport development in Zambia

The University of Stirling is sending a group of student and staff volunteers to Zambia to help develop opportunities in sport for young people, as part of the Volunteer Zambia sport programme.

2022-23 Volunteer Zambia Student volunteers sit with Cathy Gallagher, Executive Director of Sport

Golfer Lorna McClymont wins Women’s Irish Open title

University of Stirling Golfer Lorna McClymont has won the Women’s Irish Open title

Golfer Lorna McClymont in action.

New research finds cultural creative hubs key to supporting local communities during crises

Experts at the University of Stirling are calling for the arts and culture to be prioritised in funding decisions after new research showed the significance of cultural hubs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Stirling research team photographed at the Scottish Parliament with First Minister Humza Yousaf

Regulating AI is a priority and we must act now, says University of Stirling academic

Standardising artificial intelligence (AI) across the world is a priority and we must act now, according to a leading risk expert advising the United Nations. 

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Stirling alumna-turned MSP sees campus transformation

Stirling alumna-turned MSP Pam Duncan-Glancy sees campus transformation

Pam Duncan-Glancy (front) with Joanna Morrow, Deputy Secretary, and student Aneke Janentzky

University of Stirling footballers win third title of the season

The University of Stirling’s men’s football team have capped an incredible season by winning their third title of an outstanding eight-competition campaign in dramatic fashion.

University football team celebrate after winning the East of Scotland Qualifying Cup.

Call for pubs to help make communities more dementia-friendly

The University of Stirling's Dementia Services Development Centre is calling for pubs to take part in dementia-friendly programme to improve lives in the community.

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From academic to lived experience: how the roles were reversed for this disability expert

When Professor Kirstein Rummery began researching disability and equality more than three decades ago, little did she know she would one day be living through the same challenges herself.

Woman in disability scooter

Innovative new workshops set to explore music, mental health and wellbeing

A new collaboration between Children in Scotland, Scottish Ensemble and the University of Stirling, is opening up opportunities for children and young people to experience a diverse range of live music.

Musicians pose with their instruments on a black background with white text advertising the workshops talking place in Inverness, Stirling and Glasgow

Stirling students win digital currencies competition as unique new crypto course is announced

Four students of Stirling Management School have scooped prizes in a unique competition – with crypto currency as the reward.


Expert on ageing appointed to influential government taskforce

An expert on ageing and older people at the University of Stirling has been appointed to an influential UK Government taskforce.

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MSK event brings healthcare experts and academics together

On 21 April, the University of Stirling held an event where over 75 healthcare professionals attended to hear about the latest research and innovation into musculoskeletal conditions.

Six healthcare experts and academics stood next to each other outside

New high-tech lab is first of its kind in Scotland

New high-tech lab for the study of brain function across the lifespan is first of its kind in Scotland.

Fiadh Robertson, age 4, wears mobile electroencepholography (EEG) equipment at University of Stirling's Lifespan Lab, the first of its kind in Scotland.

Coronation awards joy for alumna who founded University’s Marine Conservation Society

Coronation awards joy for alumna Caitlin Turner who founded University’s Marine Conservation Society

Caitlin Turner

University of Stirling student golfers are the best in the UK

The University of Stirling’s Lorna McClymont and George Cannon have been crowned the best student golfers in the UK after finishing the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Tour in top spot.

Golfer Lorna McClymont in action.