ISTM welcomes its new research students

Posted on 03 November 2017 The 2017 intake of new research students in ISTM have started their first training sessions, as part of their higher degrees.

Rare treatment for arthritis wins NHS approval

Posted on 13 October 2017 NICE has approved Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in UK patients with chondral defects

Medical Institute grants awarded

Posted on 29 September 2017 The North Staffordshire Medical Institute held its annual awards evening; several ISTM members were delighted to be the recipients of project grant funds
Prof Ogrodnik appeared in The Parliamentary Review for Healthcare 2016/2017 sharing best practice for the healthcare industry  

Prof Ogrodnik shared best practice in The Parliamentary Review on Healthcare 2016/17

Posted on 26 September 2017 ISTM member Professor Peter Ogrodnik was a VIP guest at the Houses of Parliament on 25th September to launch the 2016/17 Parliamentary Review in which Metaphysis and Keele University appear alongside Prime Minister Theresa May to share best practice in the healthcare industry.

Prof Alicia El Haj awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

Posted on 08 September 2017 Professor Alicia El Haj has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, in a stellar list that includes some of the world’s leading innovators and business people.

Keele academics invited to Rehab Week

Posted on 01 August 2017 Professor Pandyan from the School of Health and Rehabilitation and Dr Chadwick from the Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine joined Mr Simon Pickard from the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) to present an invited session entitled "Recent advances in surgical rehabilitation and functional restoration for the upper limb in spinal cord injury" at Rehab Week 2017.

Medical students visit from Saudi Arabia

Posted on 26 July 2017 ISTM is hosting a group of medical students from the College of Medicine at Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University.

Tea and science at ISTM Annual Away Day

Posted on 17 July 2017 ISTM members gathered for their Away Day at 'World of Wedgwood'. with guest lecturer Dr Felicity Rose

New laboratory research points way to how statins could be more effective in treatment of ovarian cancer

Posted on 14 July 2017 A new study led by Keele University has shown how statins may be used as a potentially effective treatment against ovarian cancer.

Yangzhou University Visit

Posted on 12 July 2017 Students from Yangzhou University in China were welcomed to the ISTM on Monday 10 July.

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ISTM Visiting Speakers and Seminar Series

ISTM runs a number of open seminars throughout the course of the academic year.  Some seminars feature invited external speakers, while others are provided by internal staff and post graduate research students.  All seminars are open to staff, Post Graduate Research students and Post Graduate Taught students.

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Invited external speakers from other universities and institutions give occasional guest seminars on their areas of expertise, usually in collaboration with Keele's researchers.
Current programme: Please click here to view.
Last seminar: Monday 30th August 2017, 13.00 pm: Professor Murray Brunt‌, GHRC, on "Breast cancer radiotherapy trials"

All staff and students are welcome.

ISTM Department/MSc Seminar Series
These seminars are organised by Theme Leads and held on Wednsday lunchtimes in GHRC, covering a range of topics.  The speakers are drawn from ISTM's members and collaborating institutions. All MSc students attend.
Current programme: ISTM Department Seminars 2017-18. 
If you have any questions, please contact Miss Suzanne Murray.

ISTM Cancer Seminar Series
A specialised series in GHRC focussing on cancer, held for students and staff in the late afternoon with tea, coffee and snacks provided.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.
For more details please contact Emily Crowley.

ISTM Lunchtime Protocol Series
This is a student led series in GHRC which provides existing post graduate reserach students with the opportunity to give seminars about their research projects.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.  
If you have any questions, please contact Professor Ying Yang.

ISTM/School of Life Sciences: Cell & Molecular Medicine Seminar Series
These seminars are given by invited external speakers from other universities and institutions as well as internal staff and focus on topics specific to cell and mollecular medicine.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr Mirna Mourtada-Maarabouni.

ISTM/School of Life Sciences: Neuroscience Group 'Brains for Breakfast' Seminar Series
These seminars are provided by both staff and students from across ISTM and the School of Life Sciences. Held in the Huxley Building, the focus of these seminars is specific to neuroscience.
Current programme: will be released for this series shortly.
If you have any questions, please contact Professor Divya Chari.

ISTM Research Theme Seminars

Each ISTM research theme offers a range of occasional seminars. Future events include:

Healthcare Technologies theme seminars
Wednesday 16th August 2017: a presentation by Prof Melissa Mather at 3.30pm in the Guy Hilton seminar room on her work, entitled "Shining light on defective diamonds to probe transmembrane proteins and cellular processes". Refreshments will be available. In addition to her talk, Mel will aslo offer interested attendees a visit to her laboratories to see the facilities available. If you have any questions, or if you would like to attend the seminar, please email the organiser Dr Sarah Hart so that we can cater appropriately. 

Staff and Student Vacancies at ISTM

Vacancies for academic, clinical, research, technical, managerial and support staff are advertised on the Keele Job Vacancies page.

All our studentships are advertised on the Keele Current Studentships page.

Earlier news items ...

... relating to the Research Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine can be seen in the News Archive.