The University of Stirling is racking up some noteworthy wins this week. Student Duncan Scott has become Scotland’s most decorated swimmer at a single Commonwealth Games! Adding to his earlier haul of three bronze medals, he also took gold and bronze in the 100m Freestyle and 4X200m Freestyle.
Other successes by University of Stirling athletes at the Commonweath games have included a gold medal for Aimee Willmott in the 400m individual medley final and a silver for Ross Murdoch in the 200m breastroke final. Former scholar Marc Austin meanwhile, took bronze in the triathlon.
But sports wasn’t the only winning category for Stirling students. A number of University of Stirling graduates have received recognition in a series of ‘women in science’ features published by a leading business organisation in the aquaculture industry.
Among those featured were Meritxell Diez Padrisa (2008-09) and Charlotte Maddocks (2012-13), who both graduated with a MSc Aquatic Veterinary studies; Teresa Fernandez and Stephanie Horn, who left Stirling with a MSc Sustainable Aquaculture in 2015; and Stephanie Arnott who achieved a MSc Marine Biotechnology in 2016.