New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in October #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during October.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately:   Exploring learning conceptions in a culturally diverse science classroom. By Karen Thomson http://hdl.handle.net/1893/25959   The Transition from the Africa Inland Mission to the Africa Inland Church in Kenya, […]

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Open Access week 23 – 29 October 2017

The theme of this year’s Open Access week is “what are the benefits of making scholarly outputs openly available”.   Although the benefits of Open Access publishing are numerous, one crucial benefit is eligibility for the next REF exercise. In the UK in order to be eligible for submission to REF 2021 the following conditions […]

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Libraries Week 9-14 October

Libraries Week is an annual event providing libraries across all sectors with an opportunity to showcase their innovations and shout about the many fantastic services they have to offer! In celebration of Libraries Week, we will be joining forces with The Book Fairies. Our resident Library Book Fairy will spread their wings by ‘hiding’ books […]

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Podcast on “Getting Published for the First Time”

Taylor and Francis in association with VITAE, have recently released a new episode of their 15-minute podcast series on developing your research career – “Getting published for the first time” http://bit.ly/15minPodcast. The episodes are free to listen to, and provide expert opinion and practical tips for researchers. The latest episode tackles crucial questions for first-time authors, […]

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Top Ten Thesis downloads in September #StirTopTenTheses

During September 1,122 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 10,435 times. The top ten downloaded theses were: Scholarly publishing in Africa: a case study of African university presses. By Darko-Ampem, Kwasi Otu. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/71 Downloads: 458 2. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of Complex […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in September #StirTopTenPapers

During September there were 25,555 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 3707 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were: Osma sjednica: uzroci, zna?aj, interpretacije. By Jovic, Dejan. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1185 Downloads: 421 2.  A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning.  By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, […]

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