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Networking on the Mersey: Reflections from #StirARMA17

Helen Young (REF Manager) with Siân Ringrose and Lisa Idebolo (Research Policy Officers) Every year a small group from Research and Innovation Services head off to the ARMA annual conference (ARMA being the Association for Research Managers and Administrators). This… Continue Reading →

Citizens and Smart Cities

Fiona recently accompanied William & Charles at their SmartGov Virtual Conference hosted at Stirling. In between tweeting the discussions of the conference, Fiona was really interested to know more about Smart Cities, so she asked Charles & William to explain… Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament and Universities Knowledge Exchange Seminar April 2017

Monday 24th April A gorgeous sunny day in Glasgow set a positive mood for some exciting discussions around Knowledge Exchange (KE). The day’s event brought together a network of knowledge exchange professionals from across Scotland’s universities with a particular focus on… Continue Reading →

#StirResWk

The University’s inaugural Research Week is nearly upon us with less than 4 weeks till it all kicks off on 18th April. The research week team have been busy formulating an exciting and appropriately jam-packed programme for researchers at the… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Stirling Professor Maggie Cusack

We are delighted to welcome Professor Maggie Cusack to the University of Stirling as our new Dean of Natural Sciences. Joining us from University of Glasgow, Maggie has had a successful career in academia and we’re delighted to get to know her, and… 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 →

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 →

#Altmetricon16 – 14th November 2016

By Fiona Millar – Research And Enterprise Office After an encouraging and exciting conversation with Natalia from altmetric about how we can use the altmetric data to communicate our Stirling research outputs, I was invited to speak at their annual… Continue Reading →

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