UniDesk upgrade

UniDesk, the enquiry management system used by Information Services, the Student Services Hub and the Faculty of Social Sciences was upgraded today. Our initial estimate was that the system would be unavailable all day on Wednesday 23rd and would be reinstated on Thursday 24th.  The upgrade went well and the UniDesk was live before 1pm […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in April #StirTopTenPapers

During April there were 39,293 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 4,296 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were:   1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in April #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during April.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately:   Reflexivity and the process of maturation of students in a work-based learning programme. By Evgueni Chepelin http://hdl.handle.net/1893/27069   Investigating the divergent regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism by different […]

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Altmetric: now covering patents

Tracking patent citations is one important way to understand the economic impacts of scholarship.   Altmetric are now indexing citations to research found in 8 million patents from nine jurisdictions worldwide, including World Intellectual Property Organization, United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the European Patent Office.   You can now use patent citation data […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in March #StirTopTenPapers

During March there were 45,448 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 4,338 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were:   1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in February #StirTopTenPapers

During February there were 37,817 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 4,096 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were:   1. A systematic review of the impact of summative assessment and tests on students’ motivation for learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in March #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during March.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately:   The Professionalisation of Scottish Football Coaches: A Personal Construct Approach. By Peter Clarke http://hdl.handle.net/1893/26824   “I wouldn’t imagine having to go through all this, and still be the […]

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