Category: Expert opinion

How volunteering can help with loneliness

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The Lonliness Problem The past two years have showed us that we need each other more than ever. Whether you’re a student who studies online or a visitor who is not able to pop into the library, we’re all being impacteded one way or another. Our interactions with others were limited, and even non-existent for

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International Women in Science Day – Sarah Watts

Name: Sarah Watts Job title: PhD researcher & Conservation Manager What course/subject did you study? Bsc in Ecological Science Briefly describe what you do and your areas of interest in your field? I am currently undertaking research for my PhD project “Improving outcomes in montane woodland restoration”, which aims to develop conservation management actions to

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International Women in Science Day – Becky Boulton

Name: Becky Boulton Job title: Postdoctoral research fellow What course/subject did you study? BSc (Hons) Animal behaviour Briefly describe what you do and your areas of interest in your field? I am an evolutionary ecologist and I work with beneficial insects like bees and parasitoid wasps. I am really interested in how these animals find

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Industry spotlight: Finance [EXPERT BLOG]

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You can now Register for our Virtual Open Day events on Wednesday 29 April and Wednesday 20 May. The global finance sector is absolutely critical to our daily lives – and it also offers fantastic career prospects. David McMillan, Professor in Finance in Accounting & Finance at the University of Stirling, explores the state of the industry, career opportunities

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Five Reasons to Study at UofStirling

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Choosing a university is a big decision. Here are five of the top reasons why we think University of Stirling should be your number one choice.

Five things that happen to your body when you run a marathon

The University of Stirling campus marks the half-way point of the inaugural Stirling Scottish Marathon. Ahead of the event, expected to attract around 6,500 runners, we caught up with one of our resident sport science experts, Dr Angus Hunter, to explain what happens to the body when you take on a 26-mile run. Here’s Dr

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Top 5: Conversation Articles by Stirling Academics

Over the past few years, our academic staff have been contributing expert opinion and comments to The Conversation – an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. We’ve produced articles on a range of topics and trending news – from the 2014 Scottish Independence

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