University of Stirling Research and Innovation Blog

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General University Ethics Panel: Get me out of here

It may not happen very often, but the basic principle of participants being free to withdraw from a research study is central to the idea of voluntary participation on the basis of informed consent.

Inside the General University Ethics Panel

However much we recognise the importance of ethics in research, we all know that applying for ethical approval can feel like an additional bureaucratic hurdle. Particularly when there are a million other things to be done in the early stages… Continue Reading →

University of Stirling – Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Brazil International Mentoring Partnership Programme

Applications to the second run of the University of Stirling (UoS) and Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) joint international Mentoring Partnership Programme are open now, and will close on Friday 6th December 2019.

International Mentoring Partnership Programme

The University of Stirling (UoS) and Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) are pleased to launch a joint International Mentoring Partnership Programme.

Using game-inspired, arts-informed thinking to research cultural events

In case you’ve missed it Professor Claire Squires is currently at the University of Melbourne completing a visiting professorship with her collaborator Beth Driscoll. Beth and Claire have been collaborating on a number of book festival related projects and coming up with… Continue Reading →

How to approach an ERC Grant Proposal

Sian Ringrose, Research Development Officer, provides details on how to approach an European Research Council (ERC) Grant Proposal

Trail blazing data linkage for looked after children in Scotland

In ground-breaking work the team from Permanently Progressing? Building secure futures for children in Scotland study have been involved in work, never before undertaken, to link and analyse administrative data on looked after children collected by the Scottish Government and… Continue Reading →

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 →

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