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New multi-million-pound facilities to meet demand for Life Sciences

Posted on 18 January 2016 An exciting new development is underway at the Huxley Building to meet student demand for Life Sciences courses and also to advance research.

Dr William Kirk at Thrips Workshop in Kenya

Posted on 27 January 2016 Dr William Kirk attended a workshop in Kimana, Kenya on "Vegetable Thrips and Tospovirus IPM" from 19-20 January 2016.
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School of Life Sciences hosts first International Lunch

Posted on 08 February 2016 On Friday the School held its first 'international lunch' with staff -and food - from 15 countries represented.
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Life Sciences Staff Appear in Keele's 'Love Your Subject' Social Media Campaign

Posted on 16 February 2016 In the week of Valentines Day, the university has been posting YouTube clips of Keele lecturers explaining why they are passionate about their subject.

Dr Peter Thomas appointed Fellow of Harvard Forest

Posted on 26 February 2016 Dr Peter Thomas, Reader in Plant Ecology, has been appointed as a Fellow of the Harvard Forest, the forest research station of Harvard University, USA.
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Life Sciences faculty nominated for Teaching Excellence Awards

Posted on 14 March 2016 15 members of the Life Sciences faculty have been nominated by students for Keele Awards for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.
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Keele's malaria research represented at MAM 2016 in Australia

Posted on 01 March 2016 Keele's malaria research was represented at the 'Molecular Approaches to Malaria' conference in Australia.

'Trees: their natural history' by Dr Peter Thomas named as an outstanding academic title

Posted on 14 March 2016 The textbook 'Trees: their natural history' has been named an outstanding academic title by the American Association of College and Research Libraries.
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Final-year student project published in the journal Bioscience Horizons

Posted on 14 March 2016 A final-year project by Keele student Katie Baker has been accepted for publication in Bioscience Horizons.

Dr Peter Thomas on Radio 4 discussing ash dieback disease

Posted on 24 March 2016 Peter Thomas appeared yesterday on national radio to talk about threats to Britain's ash tree population.
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Promotions for Two Early-Career Life Sciences Staff

Posted on 01 April 2016 Drs Catherine Merrick and Mark Skidmore were promoted in March to Senior Lecturer level.

Keele biologists at the 2016 British Society for Parasitology Meeting

Posted on 14 April 2016 Biologists from Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology were well represented at the year's meeting of the British Society for Parasitology at Imperial College London.
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Three-Minute Thesis Winner at the Inaugural ILAS Conference

Posted on 19 April 2016 Hiba Mohammed won the Three Minute Thesis Competition challenge at this week's Postgraduate Conference.

Three trees were planted last week in memory of Prof Richard Ward

Posted on 25 April 2016 Life Sciences Staff purchased the trees to be planted in Keele's Memorial Garden in memory of their colleague.
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PhD student Linda Anagu to compete in 'I'm a Scientist, Get Me Out Of Here!'

Posted on 31 May 2016 Linda Anagu, who is studying for her PhD with Dr Merrick in the Centre for Applied Entomology & Parasitology, will compete in the online science communication game in June.
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Keele faculty member attends EBI workshop on 'Bioinformatics for PIs'

Posted on 30 June 2016 In June Dr Merrick attended the inaugural EBI course on 'Bioinformatics for PIs' held at Cambridge's Genome Campus.
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Successful accreditation from the Royal Society for Biology

Posted on 18 August 2016 Keele University is excited to announce that 15 courses have been awarded this valuable accreditation

CAEP Seminar series starts up for Autumn Semester 2016

Posted on 30 September 2016 The CAEP Seminar series has re-started with the first week of the new semester. The forthcoming schedule is now available online.

Keele University joins prestigious 'Target Malaria Consortium’

Posted on 07 October 2016 Prof. Frederic Tripet will work within the consortium to develop new approaches aiming to reduce the population of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Two New Professorial Appointments: Vector Biology & Chemical Ecology

Posted on 01 November 2016 Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology is making two new strategic appointments at professorial level.
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Two new MRC grants awarded to Dr Helen Price & Dr Catherine Merrick

Posted on 01 November 2016 The latest round of MRC grant awards has seen two new research grants for Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology.
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Doug Caruana's Hippocampal Research gets a Jolt

Posted on 21 November 2016 Dr Douglas Caruana has won a £600,000 New Investigator grant from the BBSRC to examine the long-term effects on the brain of habitual high-dose caffeine use during adolescence.

International Innovation Award for Insecticide-free Pest Control.

Posted on 21 November 2016 A product developed as part of a Keele University partnership has won an International Innovation Award for its insecticide-free solution to pest control.
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Keele Biologist wins ERC Research Grant to study Malaria

Posted on 01 December 2016 Dr Catherine Merrick, Senior Lecturer in Biology at the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP), has won a 2-million euro ERC Consolidator grant in this year's round of awards from the prestigious EU funding scheme.
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Drs Stuart Jenkins & Chris Adams appointed to Lectureships

Posted on 14 October 2016 Drs Stuart Jenkins and Chris Adams were recently appointed to Lectureships in Neuroscience at the Keele Schools of Medicine and Life Sciences respectively

Watch Prof. Frederic Tripet's Inaugural Lecture on YouTube

Posted on 15 December 2016 Frederic Tripet gave his Professorial inaugural lecture on December 6th: 'Of mosquitoes, rice and man, in a time of prospective malaria eradication'.

Dr Peter Thomas, Fellow of Harvard Forest for a Second Year

Posted on 20 January 2017 Dr Peter Thomas has been awarded a second year as Fellow of Harvard Forest, Harvard University.