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January 2017

A Cold and Frosty Morning?

By John Rogers, Director of Research & Enterprise It has certainly been an interesting start to 2017. With cries of “hard Brexit”, “IndyRef 2” and “America first” ringing in our ears, it sometimes feels like the whole world is tearing… Continue Reading →

Thinking about Drinking: A Year in the Life of an Alcohol Researcher at Stirling

Niamh was active in helping the media understand the implications of the 2016 new alcohol guidelines. Here she discusses what happened as a result of the publication of the new guidelines and how the media portray the facts in their… Continue Reading →

Academia and Motherhood – a post-doc’s experience

Ever wondered what it is like to juggle academia and motherhood? Grab a cuppa, sit back and let Viktoria take you through the joys and pitfalls of being an academic as well as a mother. By Dr Viktoria Mileva, Research… Continue Reading →

An update from Student Enterprise (January 2017)

The Student Enterprise Programme is back this semester with another exciting line up of activities to support students to develop their entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial skills. Kicking off on the 26th of January , we are thrilled to be joined by… Continue Reading →

I’m a Scientist get me out of here!

by Zarah Pattison; @ZarahPattison; Blog – Zarah’s in the field; Email  Postdoctoral Researcher in Biological and Environmental Sciences, Dr Zarah Pattison has a reputation at Stirling for her commitment to outreach activities.  Between 2015 and 2016, during her PhD, she took… Continue Reading →

EPSRC Early Career Researcher Forum

Jess Enright; Research Profile; @researcherjess; Email  In Summer 2016, Jess applied and successfully secured a place on the EPSRC Early Career Researcher’s Forum. After her first meeting on 2nd November, we invited her to share what she learnt about the EPSRC… Continue Reading →

Peer review in practice

After spotting the report by Claire Squires, Simon Rowberry and Dorothy Butchard, researchers on the Peer Review project at Stirling, during Peer Review Week 2016, we contacted them for a post on their report, the project itself and why they are… Continue Reading →

Why will studies of exercise and nutrition for healthy ageing achieve high altmetric scores? An interview with Dr Oliver Witard

Interview with Oliver Witard, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, by Lauren Wilson and Fiona Millar Reflecting back on some of the headlines by University of Stirling researchers in 2016, the work done by the Physiology, Exercise & Nutrition Research Group… Continue Reading →

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