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February 2017

Converge Challenge 2017

Converge Challenge provides ‘students and staff of all Scottish Universities and research institutes with practical commercial skills enabling them to bring to market novel products and services, thus creating sustainable profitable companies helping Scotland grow as a CAN Do competitive… Continue Reading →

Forthcoming Event: SUII Workshop, 14th March 2017

Throughout March the Scottish Universities Insight Institute (SUII) are running Scotland wide workshops to promote their 2017 Knowledge Exchange call for proposals. 14th March is the University of Stirling’s turn. The workshop will promote Scottish Universities Insight Institute’s (SUII) latest call… Continue Reading →

Dragons’ Den

There was an excited buzz and a chink of coffee cups round the room as Sasha Hird-Saunders brought a packed Court Room to order and kicked off the first Stirling Dragons’ Den. Sasha introduced our five dragons, Professor Gerry McCormac (Principal and… Continue Reading →

An update from Student Enterprise (February 2017)

Spring semester always seems to bring a sense of excitement and opportunity, which has served as inspiration for this month’s Student Enterprise Programme blog. Since the start of classes back in January, we have hit the ground running. Our first… Continue Reading →

A summer of research

For all; Scottish, penultimate year, undergraduate students the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland’s Vacation Scholarships offers the opportunity to spend a summer undertaking a research. This post explores two different perspectives on the scheme: Kathleen Stosch, a University… Continue Reading →

Preparing for the PhD Viva

By Dr Fiona Millar  (I’m still not used to using that) The day has come. You submitted your PhD thesis and have been preparing for your viva voca; oral examination. You’re nervous, you don’t really know what to expect and you’re… Continue Reading →

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