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Law at Keele University has been ranked among the Top 200 in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2022.

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Professor Dominic Janes from Keele's School of Humanities writes for The Conversation

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An international study led by Keele University’s Emeritus Professor Michael Rigby has assessed the factors that influenced how different countries’ responses affected early control of Covid-19.

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A Keele criminologist has played a crucial part in a new national campaign to reduce the number of uninsured drivers.

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Over 70 students from Keele University’s Business School have worked alongside local charities to support their recovery from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A Keele University Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project will use neuroscience to develop marketing strategies with a local IT consultancy.

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A Keele University criminologist is calling for change in the behavioural management of children in Young Offenders' Institutions (YOI), as part of a study into the experiences of children going through the youth justice system.

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An alumna of Keele Business School is going from strength to strength in her career after achieving the joint highest score in the world in a professional qualification exam.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has made more people vulnerable to modern slavery and caused an increase in worker exploitation and child labour around the world, Keele researchers have found.

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A Keele University student has produced a film documenting how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of staff and residents of YMCA Crewe, as part of a Student Knowledge Exchange internship

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A student studying on Keele Business School’s MBA course has been named ‘Learner of the Year’ in the North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust REACH Awards 2021.

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A lecturer in law from Keele University was invited to speak about the role of memory and experience on asylum seekers at a virtual symposium hosted by Princeton University this week.

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A Keele University criminologist has published a new editorial paper which explores the experiences of children living in prison during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Dr Griff Round, lecturer in marketing from Keele Business School, writes for The Conversation UK.

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A Keele University researcher has been awarded a prestigious grant to use creative techniques to explore the role of place in literature about the Eastern Townships of Québec.

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A new study is exploring how the Covid-19 crisis has exposed gaps in the provision of fair working opportunities in the Midlands as the region looks to recover from the impacts of the pandemic.

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Dr Will Foster, Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organisational Culture from Keele Business School writes for The Conversation UK

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A new national campaign which aims to make young men think twice about speeding has been informed by a research network created and led by an academic from Keele University.

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Amy Blaney, a PhD student from Keele's School of Humanities, writes for The Conversation UK.

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Dr Pawas Bisht from Keele's School of Humanities writes for The Conversation UK.

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A major new study will examine how engagement between the police and the public is being changed by the use of new technologies such as body-worn cameras.

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Researchers from Keele University are leading a new study to assess the impacts of Covid-19 on human rights issues, to identify best practice for protecting workers and victims of modern slavery.

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A new study led by Keele University will contribute to diversifying the teaching of history education in India.

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A major new research project led by Keele University aims to improve the humanitarian protection of vulnerable displaced people in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia - known as the central Maghreb region.

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A new study led by Keele University will explore the use of environmental storytelling as a tool to reduce urban air pollution in India.

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A new study led by Keele University will investigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on services that provide support for adults who have care and support needs.

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Dr Xuebing Cao from Keele Business School writes for The Conversation

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Keele academics from the fields of psychology and sociology have received funding to study new ways of helping victims affected by an ongoing conflict in South America.

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Keele University research on the transformation of collieries in Stoke-on-Trent is being showcased at a new outdoor exhibition in the city.

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Keele University’s Arts and Humanities subjects, including Film, History, Philosophy, Literature, and Music, have climbed into the global Top 500 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.

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Keele researchers are calling for more support for survivors of domestic abuse during Covid-19 lockdowns.

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Professor Ghulam Sorwar from Keele Business School writes for The Conversation.

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A new study led by Keele University will highlight the role of music in LGBTI resistance and resilience in the face of violence and discrimination in Latin America.

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Dr Neil Archer, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, has recently published Cinema and Brexit, the first book to look at the role of film in relation to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

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Ethical and social implications of powerful DNA-altering technology are too important to be left to scientists and politicians, researchers say in a new paper published this month, and instead should be led by a global taskforce made up with members of the general public in multiple countries.

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A new Keele study will bring together media and computer science experts to investigate new strategies for combating online hate speech, after researchers received a funding boost.

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A philosophy professor from Keele University has received the honorary title of Distinguished Research Fellow of a research centre at Oxford University.

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Keele University is delighted to announce that Professor Elaine Ferneley has been appointed as the new Director of Keele Business School.

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Business Studies students at Keele have ranked their course No.1 in the UK for student satisfaction, in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020.

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Media and Film Studies students at Keele have ranked their courses No.1 in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020.

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Research by Keele Business School’s Professor Qihai Huang has revealed the impact that managers who solely focus on financial performance have on their employees’ behaviour.

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Schools must have clearer strategies for the way they communicate with parents in order to promote good relationships between home and schools, according to new research by a sociologist from Keele University.

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Having graduated from Keele in 2009 with a degree in English and Politics, Presenter AJ Odudu has held a variety of TV roles culminating in her current role as the digital presenter on ITV’s The Voice and The Voice Kids.

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Extinction Rebellion (XR) supporters are more likely to be new to protesting than other environmental activists, a new study shows.

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Dr Mark Eccleston-Turner writes for The Conversation UK.

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Professor Yossi Nehushtan writes for The Conversation UK.

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Keele University is to host its first virtual open day of 2020 on Saturday 20 June, giving prospective students the opportunity to tour the University from the comfort of their own home.

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A specialist in Global Health Law from Keele University has received funding for a new study looking into ways of ensuring a Covid-19 vaccine is made equally accessible to everyone.

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Research by academics from Keele Business School highlighting students’ views on online assessment and feedback-feedforward techniques has been published in a new global research anthology.

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Dr Rebecca Bowler, Lecturer in Twentieth-Century English Literature, has been granted a prestigious Research Associateship by the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) to assist her with editing a renowned literary collection.

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A Keele academic is helping a government advisory group to influence policy on how religion is represented in the media.

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Dr Rebecca Yearling writes for The Conversation UK.

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A Keele University historian has partnered with a local not-for-profit youth organisation on a new research project which aims to help open up brownfield sites in the UK’s most deprived urban communities.

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A criminologist specialising in how Britain’s roads are policed has urged drivers to think carefully about their behaviour when getting behind the wheel as a new anti-speeding campaign is launched.

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Having graduated from Keele University in 1984 with a First Class Honours Degree in International Relations, Mark Evans OBE is now Deputy Chief Executive of Service Delivery at New Zealand Police and has been playing an important role in managing the country’s response to Covid-19.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted shortfalls in international law over the sharing of virus samples and scientific data, which must be addressed to better tackle future disease outbreaks according to a Keele legal health expert.

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A Keele Professor and human rights expert for the United Nations has called on UN member countries to increase protection for vulnerable people to prevent them being pushed into slavery because of Covid-19.

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Criminology experts from Keele University are studying the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on Britain’s road network, in a bid to make the roads safer during and after the lockdown.

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the cancellation of $120 billion of Third World debt as a result of the Jubilee 2000 campaign that was founded by former Keele University politics lecturer Dr Martin Dent.

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Dr Marc Hudson writes for The Conversation UK.

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A community legal outreach collaboration led by Keele University is continuing to ensure vulnerable people are supported during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A new project led by Keele University aims to transform the way the police and other agencies work together.

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Having graduated from Keele in 2013 with a degree in History with American studies, Charlotte Smith now works at Elements Talent Consultancy, a role which sees her currently deployed as a Senior Research Partner at Spotify.

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Dr Marc Hudson writes for The Conversation UK.

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A human rights professor from Keele’s School of Law has been appointed to a prestigious post by the United Nations Human Rights Council, to help tackle modern slavery around the world.

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Keele criminologist Dr Helen Wells has launched a toolkit of resources to help police forces educate and enforce the law against mobile phone use by drivers.

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A Keele musician has found a novel way for people to interact with philosophical ideas - and is calling for people to get involved.

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An exhibition which will explore the experiences associated with living with chronic pain will open at Keele University in March.

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Keele alumna Amy Brodie tells of her career journey since graduating in 2015, which has culminated in her current role for the Department of Health and Social Care

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A Keele academic has received a prestigious Stonewall award in acknowledgement of her commitment to inclusion and equality.

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A study being led by Keele researchers aims to establish a new role for local communities in decommissioning large industrial facilities.

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Joost de Moor, Professor Brian Doherty and Dr Philip Catney write for the Conversation UK.

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A regional partnership led by Keele University has launched a new integrated community approach to mental health and wellbeing for students in further and higher education, in collaboration with Staffordshire University and other partners, as part of a £2.2 million project.

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Dr Awol Allo, Senior Lecturer in Law at Keele University, was recently invited by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to participate in an expert roundtable to discuss Ethiopia’s political transition and the forthcoming national election.

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A delegation from Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) recently visited Keele University ahead of its students spending a year in the UK to study on the joint diplomacy degree programme that is run in partnership by the two universities.

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Dr Jonathon Shears writes for The Conversation UK.

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Professor Helen Parr and Professor Ken Rotenberg comment in The Conversation UK article.

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Professor Helen Parr writes for The Conversation UK.

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A global research team has highlighted shortfalls in the World Health Organisation's influenza strategy.

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Rachel Lee writes for The Conversation UK.

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Keele’s School of Social, Political and Global Studies has appointed a new Honorary Professor of Practice to support cohesion, equality and policy development in a number of its courses.

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Keele has been ranked in the UK Top 3 universities for business and administrative courses in a recent survey.

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Dr Griff Round writes for The Conversation UK.

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Social science and education subjects at Keele University have been ranked among some of the best in the world in a prestigious global ranking.

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Professor Alannah Tomkins writes for The Conversation UK.

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Dr Forough Ramezankhah writes for The Conversation UK.

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Keele University’s Dr Pawas Bisht, Lecturer in Media, Communications and Culture, is holding an event in Stoke-on-Trent to celebrate creativity in later life as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s UK-wide Festival of Social Sciences.

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Keele celebrates a century of women in the legal profession

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Keele’s Professor Robert Ladrech joined a climate justice initiative in New York City to help propose solutions to ‘environmental injustice’ to the United Nations Climate Change Summit 2019.

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A literature academic from Keele University is helping to preserve the legacy of one of history’s most famous authors by editing a compendium of his personal letters.

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The backlash against the backlash has begun. Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix and directed by Todd Phillips of Hangover trilogy fame, has opened to conflicting reviews and negative press.

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Literature academics from Keele University are opening an innovative “Poetry Pharmacy” to dispense literary “first aid” as a way of bringing the therapeutic benefits of poetry to the local community and to support mental health.

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I am scared of climate change and the fact that a lot of adults aren’t taking it seriously – do you think politicians will take action and try to save what we have left? – Carolina, aged 15, Santiago de Chile.

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Professor Aristotle Kallis writes for The Conversation UK.

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Dr David Ballantyne writes for The Conversation UK.

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Violent extremist ideologies are becoming more widespread, globally.

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Dr Sophie Allen, a lecturer in philosophy at Keele University, will be appearing at the How the Light Gets In festival in London on Saturday 21 September.

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A student on Keele’s creative writing postgraduate course has spoken of his joy at having his work immortalised at a local railway station.

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Keele’s Professor Helen Parr has received the prestigious 2019 Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History and also the Longman-History Today Book Prize 2019 for her book Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper.

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A Keele PhD student has received £42,000 from the Leverhulme Trust to spend two years abroad pursuing her literary career.

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Ed Hilton, a student on Keele University’s MA Creative Writing course, has penned the story inspired by the life of local historical figure Joseph Cook, which he now hopes to see produced on the stage.

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Aristotle Kallis, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History writes for The Conversation UK.

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Indrajit Roy, University of York; Shalini Sharma, Keele University; Suryakant Waghmore, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; Ajay Gudavarthy, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Radha D'Souza, University of Westminster

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Keele’s Dr Mariangela Palladino presented her research on forced displacement to the House of Commons International Development Committee this week.

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David Amigoni writes for The Conversation UK.

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Professor Dominic Janes from the School of Humanities is working on a project on gender and student societies (c.1880-1940) as part of a fellowship at the University of Oxford.

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Alannah Tomkins writes for The Conversation UK.

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Time Out magazine recently celebrated its 50th anniversary after being founded by former Keele student Tony Elliot in 1968.

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Keele alumnus and historian Dr Stanley Beckensall has been awarded an MBE

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Keele alumna and local college principal Karen Dobson has been awarded an OBE

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Rebecca Yearling writes for The Conversation UK.

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James Peacock, Senior Lecturer in English and American Literatures writes for The Conversation UK.

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Dr Siobhan Talbott has been awarded a prestigious Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Leadership Fellowship

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The flamboyant 18th-century 'Macaronis' were so called because they were said to prefer continental pasta to good old British roast beef.

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A Keele University student with a love of Stoke-on-Trent has claimed the honour of being the city’s first ever poet laureate.

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Alison Long, Programme Director, Modern Languages writes for The Conversation UK.

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Keele University is delighted to announce Alex Mazey as the winner of the Roy Fisher Prize for Poetry.

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In celebration of World Book Day Keele University is proud to hold one of the oldest children's books in the world.

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Dr Ben Anderson, a Lecturer in Modern History at Keele University, has been announced as one of ten winners of the New Generation Thinkers 2018 scheme organised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the BBC.

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Dr Deirdre McKay and Dr Eva Giraud wrote for The Conversation UK.

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Dr Neil Archer, Lecturer in Film Studies, writes for The Conversation UK.

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Keele strikes Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework

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