News and Events from Life Sciences

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Kavli Prize for Neuroscience

Posted on 01 June 2018 The 2018 Kavli Prize for Neuroscience has gone to three scientists who have shed light on the fundamental processes of hearing, and helped to explain deafness.

Pest management workshop in Brazil

Posted on 21 May 2018 Prof. Toby Bruce, Dr William Kirk and Dr Clare Hoskins have just returned from a week-long workshop at the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil.
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BBSRC-FAPESP Newton Fund Pump Priming Award

Posted on 08 May 2018 BBSRC-FAPESP Newton Fund Pump Priming Award on Novel Nanotech Formulations for Insect Pest Management
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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.