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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 project. This post explores two different perspectives on the scheme: Kathleen Stosch, a… 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 →

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