University of Stirling

Research & Enterprise at Stirling

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Five students collect water samples for a woodland stream.Stirling is the centre for conservation science in Scotland.

The city of Stirling is fast becoming a national centre for environmentalism. There are 4 times as many jobs in the environment sector here as the national average.

What do we do in "Conservation"?

We have substantial research strengths in this area, across many different departments, looking at environmental issues such as;

  • A bumblebee is rests on a purple clover flower.Climate change
  • Biodiversity
  • Conflicting pressures on land use
  • Bumblebees
  • African primates
  • Bats
  • Ecological economics
  • Environmental history

For further information please see the following departmental webpages:

CONSERVATION related Departments

You can also contact the Business Development Manager for this area, Carol Johnstone.