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

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Applications for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (ECF) are due 2nd March 2017 and in advance of this, the Research and Enterprise Office are holding a mandatory briefing session on 12th January 2017 in the Enterprise Zone (Library) for prospective applicants…. Continue Reading →

Interface, the hub for connecting industry to Higher Education

By Heather Allan, Research Funding Officer On Tuesday 22nd November, the Research and Enterprise Office welcomed representatives of Interface to the University.  Interface were established in 2005 and are a central hub connecting organisations to Scotland’s higher education and research… Continue Reading →

Researcher Resources – Funding Lifecycle

By Joy Taylor, Research Funding Officer The Research and Enterprise Office (REO) have created an on-line resource accessed via the Researcher Community webpages which includes several documents and presentations aimed at giving our researchers information about all aspects of the funding… Continue Reading →

Introduction to the Research Hub Project

By Lauren Wilson, Research Systems Manager I am delighted to be writing about the launch of the new Research Hub project, after lots of time spent working with colleagues to review and consider the details of the required upgrade of… Continue Reading →

Research Profile: Kirsty Loudon

Kirsty Loudon: Research Profile; Twitter; Email I am an enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow, passionate about my work and being in the wild outdoors. There is nothing like running in the hills, especially on a calm sunny autumnal day. I have two… Continue Reading →

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