Category Research

International Women in Science Day – Susan Fitzer

Today marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate #WomenInScience, we spoke with University of Stirling Research Fellow Susan Fitzer. Name Susan Fitzer Job title  Research Fellow Course studied  Marine Biology and Oceanography degree, Applied Marine Science… Continue Reading →

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… 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 →

How Stirling research is fighting cancer | World Cancer Day

Saturday 4th February 2017 is World Cancer Day – a day where the world comes together in unity in the fight against cancer. Here’s how Stirling research is helping to accelerate progress in the fight against cancer. Investigating carcinogens in astro football pitches In… 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 →

International Women’s Day at Stirling

International Women’s Day 2016 took place on Tuesday 8th March – it’s a day (or week) to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political impact women have made in everyday life. International Women’s Day at Stirling We hosted a range of dedicated… Continue Reading →

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