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“Special relationship” showmanship to be expected – but contentious issues brew

By Dr Megan Dee, Lecturer in International Politics, University of Stirling Donald Trump makes his first official visit to the UK as US President this week. The choice of date and portents of bad luck (Friday 13th) aside, the visit… Continue Reading →

UofS students say no to online extremism [STUDENT BLOG]

University of Stirling students are taking part in the 5th Facebook Global Digital Challenge – ‘Challenging Extremism’ – and recently launched the #GenerationProud campaign. Five students from the Division of Communication, Media and Culture (CMC) at University of Stirling have… Continue Reading →

How to make the most of work experience

After exams are finished, the dissertation’s done with and the pals are off home for summer – it’s time to relax, right? In short, no. Whilst it’s quite tempting to just kick back, the summer holidays are a great opportunity to… Continue Reading →

How Stirling research is changing attitudes about smoking

Plain tobacco packaging comes into full force in the UK in May 2017, to help address a behaviour which kills around 7 million people worldwide each year. Experts from the University of Stirling’s Institute for Social Marketing (ISM) have investigated the impact of… Continue Reading →

3 UofS innovations that are changing the world

2017 marks the 400th anniversary of the official grant of British patent number one. To mark the occasion, the UK government is launching a new campaign to highlight some of the amazing innovations developed in Britain over the last four… Continue Reading →

How UofS research made an impact on global health | World Health Day 2017

World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April. Researchers at Stirling have an international reputation for delivering world-leading research that addresses the needs of society and helps shape the future – impacting on… Continue Reading →

5 ways Stirling research made an impact in 2016

This January we’re celebrating #UniversityImpact week alongside universities from across the British Isles. In this blog, we’re showcasing some of our major research stories of 2016 – and how they impact on daily life in the United Kingdom. Revealing the true impact of… Continue Reading →

Looking back at 2016

2016 probably won’t be remembered with much fondness across the globe (RIP David Bowie), but it was a momentous year for the University of Stirling. As the year staggers to an end, we’re looking back at the big UofS milestones of 2016…. Continue Reading →

Freshers 2016: Meningitis and septicaemia vaccinations on campus – 13/16/20th Sept

Meningitis and septicaemia are serious medical conditions. If you’re joining us this year, you need to make sure you’re protected against both. As a fresher, you’re in a high risk group – particularly if you were born after 1995. People… Continue Reading →

Pokemon GO on campus – our fave PokeStops

We’re going to put this out there – Pokemon GO is fun. Insanely fun. Pokemon Go what now? Remember that game everyone used to play? It’s that, redux. With augmented reality. In case you’ve been living under a rock for… Continue Reading →

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