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.

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How brain implants can let paralysed people move again

Posted on 04 July 2016 Article by Dimitra Blana, Keele University and Andrew Jackson, Newcastle University
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Leverhulme Fellowship successes

Posted on 29 March 2016 Humanities and Social Sciences academics secure prestigious Leverhulme Fellowships.
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Researching the Zika virus

Posted on 22 February 2016 Researchers in Life Sciences have unique opportunity to contribute to Zika research ...
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Astronomers detect five new 'hot Jupiters'

Posted on 18 February 2016 New discoveries by Keele astrophysicists
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The Detection of Gravitational Waves

Posted on 12 February 2016 Scientists have announced the detection of gravitational waves, confirming Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity from 100 years ago. We asked Professor of Astrophysics at Keele, Professor Rob D. Jeffries, to comment on the discovery.
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Science as a tool for forging co-operation

Posted on 02 February 2016 Chemistry lecturer obtains funds for a teaching/research exchange as a tool for forging co-operation between two countries with a history of conflict.
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'Jazz-Philosophy Fusion' - World Premiere

Posted on 29 January 2016 An unprecedented combination of jazz music and philosophical ideas...