Research News

The following items provide an overview of the variety of research that is currently being undertaken at Keele University.  A full list of news items is available by year from the menu on the left.

  BBC History reports on Keele project Posted on 23 March 2015 This month's copy of BBC History, Britain's bestselling history magazine with a circulation of nearly 90,000, carries an article which reports on one of Keele's collaborative research projects, an online edition of the medieval Gascon Rolls.
Hellier_Cole 90x90   Keele planet discoveries on Horizon Posted on 16 March 2015 BBC2's flagship science programme, Horizon, dedicated last week's episode to 'Secrets of the Solar System', explaining how the discovery and understanding of extra-solar planets had led directly to improvements in our understanding of our own Solar system AstroPhys 90x90   Keele astrophysicists in discovery of black holes winds' shape and power Posted on 23 February 2015 Keele astronomers have discovered that the winds from supermassive black holes at the centre of galaxies blow outward in all directions and can affect the star formation history of the host, a suspected phenomenon that had been difficult to prove before now. Mihaela Kelemen 90x90   New research centre approved Posted on 19 January 2015 The University Research Committee has approved the creation of a new Research Centre. The Centre for Community Animation and Social Innovation is rooted in Keele's tradition of multi and trans-disciplinary research and its commitment to community engagement agenda. gwilliams   Keele research group's work published in prestigious journal Posted on 19 January 2015 Work from the Apoptosis Research Group has recently been published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications. Holdsworth_Clare   Keele research hits the national news Posted on 13 January 2015 A recent ESRC-funded research project on alcohol Consumption, life course transitions and health in later life featured on the front page of The Times on Christmas Eve. The research was also reported in The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail (Including Scottish and Irish Editions), Mail Online, The Sunday Times, Scottish and Irish editions of The Times and the Chicago Chronicle. Cassidy_Nigel 90x90   Keele experts win funding to research new energy source for Cheshire East Posted on 13 January 2015 Dr Nigel Cassidy and Professor Peter Styles (School of Physical and Geographical Sciences) have been awarded funding from The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to investigate whether Cheshire East could generate long-term, renewable energy from deep geothermal power.