News and Events from Life Sciences

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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.

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!
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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.
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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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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.