Month: September 2019

Millions are participating in climate strikes across the world – here’s why

Tom Ovenden, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling As world leaders prepare to gather in New York City for the UN Climate Action Summit, Tom Ovenden, PhD researcher in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, reflects on the climate strikes that taking place across the world, and the role of research in combating the climate

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Why is climate change still not top of the news agenda?

Steven Harkins, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling Climate protests are making the headlines across the globe as millions participate in climate strikes, but this isn’t always the case. In a piece originally written for The Conversation, Dr Steven Harkins, Lecturer in Communications, Media and Culture explores the relationship between the media and

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Celebrating twenty years of Scottish devolution through public engagement

Emily St.Denny, Lecturer in Politics, discusses a new initiative to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Scottish Parliament, through the creation of a new book: The Scottish Parliament: A Graphic History. Drawing on a unique collection of material from the University’s Scottish Political Archive, the book will provide a new resource to engage a wide

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Let prisoners vote, just like other citizens

Hannah Graham, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling With the issue of prisoners’ voting rights about to return to political debate, criminologist Dr Hannah Graham argues that reform is long overdue. Blog post reproduced courtesy of Scottish Policy and Research Exchange. Prisoner voting is on the

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Unlocking clean growth through collaboration – Scotland’s International Environment Centre

Yesterday, the Scottish Government announced its Programme for Government for the forthcoming parliamentary year, placing a commitment to tackle the climate emergency at the heart of its legislative and policy agenda. Here, Dr John Rogers, the University’s Executive Director of Research & Innovation Services, talks about the Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal, and the

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