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SUII – Scotland 2030

Ahead of roadshows for their next themed call on ‘Scotland 2030’, we invited programme manager of SUII (Scottish Universities Insight Institute), Nicola Duncan to give us the lowdown on the Scottish Universities Insight Institute. 

Research Drive

Where do you hold your research data? Laptops, portable hard-drives, USBs, Dropbox? These devices are not necessarily safe or secure and could be in breach of your funders’ policies.

3MThesis

On 30th May 2017, the Stirling Graduate School ran the popular three minute thesis competition.  With 8 participants representing 4 of the 5 faculties and around 60 audience members, the event was a great opportunity for our PhD community to come… Continue Reading →

Royal Economic Society Prize Winner – Tanya Wilson

Tanya Wilson from the Economics Division of Stirling Management School has been awarded the 2016 Royal Economic Society prize for her paper Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence. The Royal Economic Society prize was introduced in 1990 and is… Continue Reading →

The Conversation, Best Newcomer: Calling PhD writers

Fraser McQueen was recently awarded ‘Best Newcomer’ at the University’s Conversation Awards on 2nd March. Fraser is a Doctoral Student in Literature & Languages (Faculty of Arts & Humanities) and has written two articles for The Conversation, France’s burkini ban… Continue Reading →

Interview with Judith Phillips

By Rachel Beaton and Lauren Wilson, Research & Enterprise Office Professor Judith Phillips took up her appointment as the University’s Deputy Principal (Research) in March 2016. Since then Judith has taken time to get to know the research ‘DNA’ of Stirling, to look… 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 →

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 →

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