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World Book Day – Gordon McGhie

book piles

Gordon McGhie is a UofStirling alumnus and prolific book blogger and British Book Award 2021 judge. We spoke with Gordon on his passion for books, his popular blog, his experiences of judging and much, much more. Enjoy! Where did it all begin – what sparked your interest in books and blogging? I honestly cannot remember a time

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#WomenInScience – Penny Johnston

Penny Jonston

Name Penny Johnston Job title PhD Student & Tutor What course/subject did you study? MSc – Big Data. MSc – Engineering Management. BEng(Hons) – Engineering Systems, Computing and Control. Briefly describe what you do and your areas of interest in your particular field? I am fascinated by how humans interrelate with the world around us.

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#WomenInScience – Kirsty Park

Women infront of a lake

Name Kirsty Park Job title Professor in Conservation Science What course/subject did you study? Biology at undergraduate level at Leeds University, and then a PhD in bat ecology at Bristol University. Briefly describe what you do and your areas of interest in your particular field? I work in the very broad field of conservation biology

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#WomenInScience – Dr Eileen Tisdall

Woman outdoors with hills and mountains in the background

Job title Lecturer in Environmental Geography What course/subject did you study? My first degree is in Geology, I have a MSc in Environmental Sciences and my PhD is in Holocene climate change. Briefly describe what you do and your areas of interest in your particular field? I use evidence that is thousands of years old

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Covid-19 bite-sized lecture series – Professor Rachel Norman

Young Boy sticking his drawing on home window during the Coronavirus Covid-19 crisis, Many people are putting a rainbow to tell neighbors that people inside this house are ok. #Stay at home.

Professor Rachel Norman, Dean for Research Engagement and Performance, University of Stirling For most of us, Covid-19 has come out of the blue and impacted our lives in ways which would have been unimaginable a few months ago. Immediate concerns in the first few weeks of the outbreak were around medical solutions to the disease:

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International Women’s Day 2018 #WomenOfStirling – Jill Stevenson

Jill Stevenson and the Student Hub

It’s International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is #PressForProgress. What does the word “progress” mean to you in regards to women and gender?  Progress to me means everyone, regardless of gender, age, ethnic background or sexuality, understanding that equality between the sexes is a good thing for everyone. It is about people understanding the

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