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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 →

Equality at Stirling

At the University of Stirling there are a range of great activities and initiatives going on to promote and ensure equality for our staff and students. 

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 →

Preparing for the PhD Viva

By Dr Fiona Millar  (I’m still not used to using that) The day has come. You submitted your PhD thesis and have been preparing for your viva voca; oral examination. You’re nervous, you don’t really know what to expect and you’re… Continue Reading →

Scottish Crucible : Advice for ECRs

Ahead of the next Scottish Crucible  (applications due 31st January 2017) we asked one of last year’s participants and award winners, Sandy Brownlee, about his experience and for some application advice.  Sandy Brownlee: Research Profile; Email A postdoc researcher in Computing… 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 →

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