University of Stirling

Academic report acknowledges Greenock regeneration project

An innovative urban regeneration project in Greenock has been hailed a success in a report published by the University of Stirling.

Published 26 June 2019

Study: Feeling ‘at home’ vital for health and wellbeing of tenants

The ability to feel “at home” has a significant impact on people’s health and wellbeing, an academic study has found.

Published 23 April 2019

Shadow housing minster meets Stirling housing and ageing experts

A local MSP has visited the University of Stirling to hear how its housing and ageing research is helping to stimulate debate on some of Scotland’s long-term challenges.

Published 3 April 2019

Council cuts threaten vital handyperson services for older people

Services such as Scotland’s Care and Repair housing support services are under threat from drastic public funding cuts, according to a new report.

Published 1 February 2019

Ardenglen and Cassiltoun play host to University of Stirling students

Students from the University of Stirling have visited Castlemilk as they see first-hand the vital work being done by community-based housing associations.

Published 2 November 2018

UK housing sector ‘still not ready for ageing population’

Health experts from across the UK have called for Commissioners for Ageing to be introduced in England and Scotland to help place housing at the heart of service integration for older people.

Published 15 October 2018

Full programme for University of Stirling Innovation in Housing event

The full programme is now available for the University of Stirling’s fourth lecture in its Innovation and Excellence series marking the University's fiftieth year: Innovation in Housing – a force for wider benefits?

Published 3 October 2017

Pioneering app to transform the lives of people with dementia

An innovative new app could help enhance home and hospital environments for people with dementia – improving patient outcomes and reducing the strain on health services, according to University of Stirling academics.

Published 21 September 2017

Innovation & Excellence Lecture Series – Public lecture on innovation in housing

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations the University of Stirling is hosting an open event to stimulate debate on the future of housing and how our housing system can underpin wider economic and social developments.

Published 20 September 2017

Blog: Scotland leads dementia fight but more to be done

Architects, contractors and building commissioners must consider the design of new homes if Scotland is to fully support those with dementia, writes Lesley Palmer.

Published 2 August 2017

University of Stirling project to create dementia-friendly communities

A three-year project involving the University of Stirling and local partners to boost communities for people living with dementia has received major backing from the Life Changes Trust.

Published 28 July 2017

Horizon publishes study into adapted social housing lettings

Horizon Housing Association has published a University of Stirling research report on a pilot study of effectiveness in letting adapted social housing.

Published 24 July 2017

First Minister meets residents of pioneering ‘community care’ housing complex

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was given an official tour yesterday of one of Hanover Scotland’s brand new housing developments for older people in Moray that uses pioneering design and research to bring health care back into the community.

Published 18 July 2017

Stirling University congratulates latest Housing Studies graduates

The University of Stirling has congratulated 29 students on their entry to the housing profession ahead of their graduation ceremony tonight.

Published 29 June 2017

New app to help improve environments for people living with dementia

The University of Stirling is to develop a new app to help improve workplaces, public buildings and homes for people living with dementia.

Published 9 June 2017