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Opportunities of ageing: Back to the future

Professor Judith Phillips, Professor of Gerontology and Deputy Principal (Research), University of Stirling Professor Judith Phillips discusses the opportunities and challenges associated with ageing and explores three priority areas the next UK Government should consider.  A long, healthy and good quality of life is something to be celebrated, yet we have stalled in the longevity stakes.

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How better connectivity can make a meaningful difference for people in Stirling

Professor Iain Docherty, University of Stirling, and Commissioner, Forth Valley Connectivity Commission There has been a lot of transport investment benefitting the Forth Valley in recent years. Following the reopening of the Stirling to Alloa line, railways serving Stirling, Falkirk, and Clackmannanshire were electrified, and now have high-quality, modern trains. The Clackmannanshire Bridge and completion

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‘The independence movement in Scotland is going nowhere’

Tom Montgomery, Lecturer in Work and Organisations, University of Stirling, James Foley, Lecturer in Politics, Glasgow Caledonian University. Ewan Kerr, Postdoctoral Researcher, Glasgow Caledonian University. The independence movement in Scotland is going nowhere. There are at least two different ways to read that sentence. Firstly, that the recent crisis within the SNP has rendered independence

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Here’s why we can’t keep ignoring the details behind Scotland’s budget

Professor David Bell, Professor of Economics, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling At a time of unprecedented cost of living pressures, the size of the Scottish Government budget has never been more important. Economist and University of Stirling Professor David Bell, who contributed to a recent review of the fiscal framework, explains why. The UK

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Instilling a culture of entrepreneurship on campus: lessons from around the world

Professor Joe Little, Entrepreneur in Residence, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling A little over a year ago I was asked, along with my fellow Entrepreneur in Residence Ross Tuffee, to write a paper on how ‘Entrepreneurial Campuses’ can help transform Scotland’s technology ecosystem. This was one the recommendations from the Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review,

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Supporting sustainable creative hubs – lessons from Covid-19

Dr Katherine Champion, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Dr Maria Velez Serna, Lecturer in Communications, Media and Culture, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Dr Susan Berridge, Senior Lecturer in Communications, Media and Culture, Faculty of Arts and Humanities The art and cultural sector is on the brink of catastrophe

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