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.

DNA   Novel approach identifies unique DNA signature Posted on 13 July 2015 In exciting new work published in the prestigious journal Epigenomics, researchers in the Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine (ISTM) and at the Haywood Rheumatology Centre, have for the first time identified disease-associated changes to the DNA epigenome in joint fluid cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis. SRR logo 200x200   PhD student wins rehabilitation research prize Posted on 29 June 2015 Cameron Lindsay, a PhD student, has been awarded the Verna Wright Prize for 2015 from the Society for Research in Rehabilitation. Sue Sherman   Cervical cancer research hits national headlines Posted on 15 June 2015 Research published by Dr Sue Sherman in the British Medical Journal during hit the headlines in the national and regional media. bee   Aluminium: A new factor in the decline of bee populations? Posted on 05 June 2015 A new scientific study has found high amounts of aluminium contamination in bees, questioning whether it is playing a role in the decline of bumblebee populations Biomarker   Researching next generation sequencing Posted on 28 May 2015 Dr Daniel Tonge, new Lecturer in Biosciences, is researching the application and development of next generation sequencing and bioinformatic techniques. Volcano   Volcano research in the news Posted on 22 April 2015 Dr Ralf Gertisser marks the 200th anniversary of the largest volcanic eruption in recent historic times. Dublin bridge   Research lecture in Dublin Posted on 15 April 2015 Dr Matt O'Brien, Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, presented a research lecture at University College Dublin, entitled 'Diastereoselection on conformationally well-defined scaffolds'.