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#WomenInScience – Penny Johnston

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… Continue Reading →

#WomenInScience – Kirsty Park

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… Continue Reading →

#WomenInScience – Dr Eileen Tisdall

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… Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Burns Night

With Christmas and New Year now behind us, the next event we love to celebrate in Scotland is the 25th of January. We’re talking about Scotland’s ‘other national day’, after St Andrew’s Day in late November. Any guesses? We are… Continue Reading →

How well do you know your Scottish Christmas traditions?

There can be no doubt that 2020 was a year most of us would like to see the back of as we all eagerly wait to usher in the new year in the hope of a more ‘normal’ 2021. But,… Continue Reading →

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

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… Continue Reading →

University Mental Health Day

We all have mental health – it exists on a spectrum. Like physical health, in order to maintain good mental health, we need to have some healthy habits and routines in place.  This is where the 5 ways to wellbeing… Continue Reading →

Graduation 2019 – Best Photo Spots!

It’s nearly that time again, when our latest #UofStirling graduands gather together, don their swanky robes and strut their stuff across stage, head held high, as their name is proudly read out loud for all to hear, knowing that when… Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day 2018 #WomenOfStirling – Jill Stevenson

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… Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day 2018 #WomenOfStirling – Professor Maggie Cusack

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? Attaining gender parity across the board. What is your role at the University of Stirling? I… Continue Reading →

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