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Keele is helping to change the world for the better by engaging in cutting-edge research. We’re tackling some of society’s most urgent problems, including ageing, global health and renewable energy.
Universities are assessed independently on the quality of their research by the Research Excellence Framework (REF). We’re really proud that 97% of our research was deemed to be world-leading, or of international importance, in the REF 2014.
Thanks to our leading reputation for research, Keele degrees are highly regarded by employers and by other universities to which you might apply for postgraduate study, anywhere in the world.
Latest Research News
Keele Secures Breakthrough Wellcome Trust Funding
Posted on 08 September 2016
A bid led by Keele University for investment into Primary Care research will see a comprehensive programme of PhDs for clinicians ring-fenced for five years.
Direct Gaze Briefly Disrupts Visual Working Memory
Posted on 07 September 2016
Research has found that people are less able to recall the colour of the shirts others are wearing when others look directly at them.
Emerging infertility treatment could be a less invasive and cheaper alternative to IVF
Posted on 25 August 2016
Dr David Mottershead makes a key discovery in the development of a new infertility treatment.
New Research Partnership To Offer More PGR Opportunities
Posted on 16 August 2016
Keele University has been successful in its bid to become an accredited partner
How might aluminium adjuvants contribute towards vaccine-related adverse events?
Posted on 15 August 2016
Research at Keele University led by Professor Christopher Exley aims to understand the toxicity of aluminium adjuvants in vaccinations