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Learning new skills & collaborating in Canada

Dr Line Caes in Psychology, secured funding from Canada-UK Foundation to travel to Canada for a research visit with her collaborator, Dr Jennifer Stinson. Following her trip & visit to SickKids, Toronto, Canada Line reflects on her visit and the opportunities it created.  The collaboration… Continue Reading →

Getting to Yes: Media training to dispel the fear

Dr Megan Dee, Lecturer in in International Politics in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities was successful in securing a place on the BBC Academy’s Expert Women Scotland Media Familiarisation Day and we are delighted to invite her to reflect… Continue Reading →

Smog and Samosas #GCRFIndia

Louise McCabe is a Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies and recently attended the RCUK Global Engagement Meetings . In the following post, the first in a series of posts from the Global Engagement Meetings, Louise reflects on her time over in India. … Continue Reading →

Resources for Researchers at Stirling

At Stirling we have a great range of resources to support our staff including opportunities specifically targeted at researchers as well as training which is open to all.  We also have access to a range of external on-line materials, and… Continue Reading →

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. 

Major Funding Initiatives Workshop – Tuesday 27th June

On Tuesday, Research & Innovation Services hosted their first Major Funding Initiatives Workshop with the aim to support our research community and researchers prepare for key calls and to stimulate the discussion of new ideas. For the workshop, teams of researchers from… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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