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Grant awarded to Dr Helen Price to study disease in camels

Posted on 10 March 2017 Dr Helen Price, together with Professor Somaia Abou-Akkada from Alexandria Vet School, Egypt, has been awarded a Newton Fund grant of £274,000.
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Honorary Research Fellowship for Dr Clare Sampson

Posted on 13 March 2017 Dr Clare Sampson has been awarded an Honorary Research Fellowship by Keele University.

Keele CAEP at the 2017 BSP Meeting in Dundee

Posted on 06 April 2017 Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology & Parasitology (CAEP) was well-represented at this year's meeting of the British Society for Parasitology in Dundee.

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Foundation Award for Dr William Kirk.

Posted on 07 April 2017 Dr William Kirk, Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious GCRF grant to work on improving food safety by reducing pesticide residues on legumes in Kenya.

Japanese visitors to Keele's cherry tree collection

Posted on 05 May 2017 Keele was recently visited by two groups of Japanese visitors with interests in the National Collection of Cherries at Keele.
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Final-Year Student Conference 2017

Posted on 10 May 2017 Last week saw the School of Life Sciences annual student conference, at which undergraduate students present their research projects.
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Keele parasitologists at WorldLeish in Toledo

Posted on 22 May 2017 Several members of Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP) attended the 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis last week.
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Keele Represented at Thai Workshop on Infectious Diseases

Posted on 22 May 2017 Dr Catherine Merrick travelled to Thailand this week as the invited representative of Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP) at a collaborative workshop organised by the UK Medical Research Council and Thai research agencies TRF and NSTDA.
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Prizes at the PGR Symposium 2017

Posted on 05 June 2017 Last week's Faculty of Natural Sciences Postgraduate Symposium saw two prizes going to Life Sciences PhD students.
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Success for Life Sciences staff in the 2017 SU Student-Led Teaching Awards

Posted on 06 June 2017 Several Life Sciences staff were nominated for these student-led awards, with Dr Catherine Merrick winning the 'Superb Supervisor' Award.

Major Grant Awarded to Professor Tripet to support his work on Malaria Vectors

Posted on 07 June 2017 A major grant from the Open Philanthropy Project, awarded to the Target Malaria consortium, will support Prof. Tripet's translational research focussing on male mosquito mating behaviour and its application to novel vector control technologies.
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CAEP Postgraduate Visual Media Competition Winners Announced

Posted on 16 June 2017 The result of the 1st edition of the CAEP Postgraduate Visual Media Competition has now been announced. The submissions were evaluated by expert panel members Helen Price, Mark Skidmore and Dan Tonge.
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Bioscience Horizons Article for Student Harry Williams

Posted on 10 August 2017 Project work by Keele student Harry Williams has been accepted for publication in Bioscience Horizons.
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Undergraduate student Alex Lister blogs about his summer project in Bugbitten Blog

Posted on 22 September 2017 Keele biochemistry student Alex Lister has published an article in the Bugbitten Blog about his Wellcome-Trust-funded summer work.
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Keele celebrates research centre’s 25th anniversary

Posted on 03 October 2017 Keele University’s Faculty of Natural Sciences held a range of celebrations last week to mark the 25th anniversary of the the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP).
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First International Conference for Life Sciences PhD student

Posted on 06 October 2017 PhD student Anya Osborn attended her first International Conference in Hannover, Germany, presenting a poster on her work developing potential stem cells for the prevention of age-related hearing loss.

Halloween Bat Walk on Keele Campus

Posted on 01 November 2017 On Oct 31st Keele hosted a 'Bat Walk', led by the Staffordshire bat group, to check out the campus bats!

CAEP director discusses novel genetic vector control approaches with Burkina Faso's Minister of Scientific Research Education and Innovation

Posted on 01 November 2017 Prof. Tripet from Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology recently met with Burkina Faso's Minister of Scientific Research Education and Innovation to discuss new advances in the field of genetic vector control for disease mitigation.

New dye gives scientists a clearer insight into the brain

Posted on 17 November 2017 Keele University researchers have designed a new dye that can be used to observe the electrical activity of neurons in the brain.
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Keele Professor Toby Bruce quoted in the Guardian on Farms of the Future

Posted on 17 November 2017 Toby Bruce, Keele professor of insect chemical ecology, has been quoted in the article 'Miniature robots could cut pesticide use on farms in future'

Research Fellow Dr Matthew Mold Speaks at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Posted on 20 November 2017 Dr Mold was funded by the Newton Bhabha fund to attend the 'Peptides, Proteins and Metals in Disease & Therapy' workshop.

Dr Catherine Merrick awarded Kan Tong Po fellowship with her Hong-Kong-based collaborator Dr Chun Kit Kwok

Posted on 24 November 2017 The Royal Society's Kan Tong Po fellowship scheme encourages collaborative work between UK and Hong Kong universities.

Training for the Forestry Commission at Keele

Posted on 08 December 2017 Dr Peter Thomas and Dr Sarah Taylor from the School of Life Sciences ran a training day on 28th November for the Forestry Commission, focussing on how trees grow and die.