News and Events from Life Sciences

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Royal Society / Wolfson Grant for Keele CAEP

Posted on 21 March 2018 Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology & Parasitology has been awarded a Royal Society/Wolfson Awards for a major infrastructure development.

Keele workshop in Kenya

Posted on 06 February 2018 A Keele-led research project on the control of crop pests has held a workshop at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Kenya.
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Life Sciences postdoc attends Science Media Centre briefing in London

Posted on 02 February 2018 Dr Joe Roberts took part in the briefing with his research on managing crop pests and neonics, addressing an audience of senior journalists from Reuters, the Guardian, Financial Times and BBC News.

Extended Harvard Fellowship for Dr Peter Thomas

Posted on 23 January 2018 Harvard Forest, part of Harvard University, has extended the Fellowship of Dr Peter Thomas for an unprecedented third year.

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.

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.

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.
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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'

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.

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.