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Poster Prize for PhD student Chris Adams

Posted on 11 January 2012 First year PhD student Christopher Adams won joint-first prize in the annual poster competition of the Doctoral Training Centre in Regenerative Medicine.

Breast Cancer Campaign Funding for Prof. Gwyn Williams

Posted on 20 January 2012 Professor Gwyn Williams has been awarded a three-year research project grant of £201,587 by the Breast Cancer Campaign.

Teaching and Learning qualifications for Dr Mirna Mourtada-Maarabouni

Posted on 23 January 2012 Dr Mirna Mourtada-Maarabouni has completed the 'Teaching and Learning with Technology' programme and obtained an MA in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Keele Neuroscience Research Featured in The Telegraph

Posted on 06 February 2012 Research led by Dr Dave Furness has been featured in the Health News section of The Telegraph national newspaper.

Professor Gordon Hamilton gives Inaugural Lecture on 'Sex pheromones of male insects and disease control'

Posted on 08 February 2012 On Tuesday Feb 7th, Professor Gordon Hamilton gave his inaugural lecture as Professor of Chemical Ecology.

BBSRC grant awarded to Dr Divya Chari

Posted on 10 December 2012 Dr Divya Chari, together with Dr David Furness, has been awarded a grant of £304,000 by the British Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research council (BBSRC).

Deafness Research UK awards research grant to Dr Michael Evans

Posted on 19 November 2012 Dr Michael Evans, senior lecturer in neuroscience at Keele, has been awarded £8,250 from Deafness Research UK.

EPSRC Fellowship for Dr Stuart Jenkins

Posted on 13 November 2012 Dr Stuart Jenkins has been awarded an EPSRC Landscape Fellowship for his work on magnetic nanoparticle-mediated gene delivery.
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Gold Medal in Fencing for Biology Student Sam Brougham

Posted on 28 February 2012 Sam, who is studying Biology and Mathematics at Keele, won a gold medal for England in the Junior Commonwealth Fencing Championships in Jersey, Feb 2012.
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Teaching Excellence Awards for Life Sciences Staff

Posted on 02 March 2012 14 Staff in Life Sciences have been nominated for Keele teaching excellence awards this year.

Readership for Dr Frédéric Tripet

Posted on 01 March 2012 Dr Frédéric Tripet, previously a Lecturer in the Molecular Biology of Insect Vectors of Diseases, has been promoted to Reader.

Dr Sarah Taylor works with GeoConservation Staffordshire at Apedale quarry

Posted on 26 March 2012 Dr Sarah Taylor and GeoConservation Staffordshire have worked together to re-expose a local quarry face in Apedale.
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National Collection status for Keele's flowering cherries

Posted on 29 March 2012 The collection of flowering cherry trees on campus, curated by Dr Peter Thomas, has achieved the prestigious award of National Collection status.

Vietnam university appointment for Prof Bill Farrell

Posted on 30 March 2012 Professor Bill Farrell has been appointed as an Honorary Visiting Professor at the TUAF University in Vietnam

Prestigious EC award to Prof Gordon Hamilton and Dr William Kirk

Posted on 20 April 2012 Gordon Hamilton (pictured) and William Kirk have been awarded a European Commission FP7 Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES) to support a new research collaboration studying thrips.

2012 Postgraduate Symposium

Posted on 26 April 2012 ISTM held its annual Postgraduate Symposium at the Medical School Dinwoodie Lecture Theatre on 25 April, featuring over 20 talks, and prizes for the best posters.
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Keele PhD Students Co-author Review Article in Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Posted on 27 April 2012 Final year PhD students Kiren Yacqub-Usman and Cuong Duong were delighted to learn that their review: 'The pituitary tumour epigenome: aberrations and prospects for targeted therapy' has been accepted for publication in this prestigious Nature Reviews journal. The journal is in the top 3% in the field of Endocrinology.
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'In Addition' Maths Service Opens at Keele

Posted on 27 April 2012 The Student Life and Learning Team launched the 'In Addition' Maths Open Learning Service this week. 'In Addition' could be tremendously helpful to many Life Sciences students.

Nature article for Epigenomics students

Posted on 30 April 2012 Final year PhD students Kiren Yacqub-Usman and Cuong Duong, were delighted to learn that their submission to Nature Reviews Endocrinology had been accepted.

Honeybee colony on display in Huxley Building

Posted on 15 May 2012 Dr William Kirk has installed a small colony of honeybees in the observation hive on the first floor of the Huxley Building.

Keele Teaching Excellence Award for Dr Sheila Hope

Posted on 28 May 2012 Dr Sheila Hope, Lecturer in Biochemistry, was one of just 5 recipients of 2011-12 Teaching Excellence Awards from the University.
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New electrophysiology facilities for cellular engineering

Posted on 06 June 2012 Four members of Keele's neuroscience research group, based in the Huxley Building, have designed and purchased a new set of Electrophysiology equipment.
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Members of Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology ('CAEP') quoted in The Sunday Times

Posted on 06 June 2012 Drs Frederic Tripet and Catherine Merrick, both malaria researchers in CAEP, were quoted in an article on malaria in The Sunday Times Travel Section (June 3rd 2012).
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Medical Research Council grant for malaria research awarded to Dr Catherine Merrick.

Posted on 26 June 2012 Dr Catherine Merrick, a new Lecturer in Biology at Keele, has won a grant from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to initiate research on the human malaria parasite.
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Keele Biology Graduate Leyla Collins in PaintBall Team GB

Posted on 19 July 2012 Recent biology graduate Leyla Collins is a member of the 2012 British women's paintball team.

New Electrophoresis Equipment for Life Science Researchers

Posted on 20 July 2012 The purchase of new Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis apparatus will directly benefit the research of two new lecturers in Life Sciences.

Dr Peter Thomas's 'Fire in the Forest' is an Outstanding Academic Title

Posted on 07 August 2012 Dr Peter Thomas's latest book, 'Fire in the Forest' has been recognised by the The American Library Association as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2011.
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PhD student Stuart Jenkins wins British Neuroscience Association competition

Posted on 08 August 2012 Stuart Jenkins, a final-year PhD student in Dr Divya Chari's laboratory, was invited to give an oral presentation at the Bioengineering and Neuronal Remodelling meeting in Manchester.

Dr William Kirk launches new book 'Plants for Bees'

Posted on 06 September 2012 Dr William Kirk will be talking about his new book 'Plants for Bees' at Bridgemere Nursery and Garden World on September 29th.
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Stafford MP visits malaria research teams at Keele University

Posted on 11 September 2012 Mr Jeremy Lefroy, MP for Stafford, visited Keele University last Friday to find out more about their ground-breaking research into malaria.
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Freshers Treasure Hunt for Life Sciences Students

Posted on 28 September 2012 The traditional Life Sciences Treasure Hunt took place on Wednesday 26th September, with over 90 new students taking part.

Prof Chris Exley Hits National Headlines with Research on Alzheimer's Disease

Posted on 12 October 2012 Research headed by Prof. Chris Exley hit the national and international headlines today.
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BBSRC grant for malaria research awarded to Dr Catherine Merrick.

Posted on 31 October 2012 Dr Catherine Merrick, a new Lecturer in Biology at Keele, has won a grant from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) for research on the human malaria parasite.

New Equipment for Keele Neuroscientists

Posted on 02 November 2012 Keele's neuroscience research group have purchased a new stereomicroscope with imaging equipment.

Keele Neuroscience Research highlighted by the British Neuroscience Association

Posted on 05 November 2012 Research conducted in Dr Divya Chari’s laboratory has been featured this month in the biannual bulletin of the British Neuroscience Association.
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Postgraduate Teaching Certificates for new Life Sciences staff

Posted on 13 December 2012 Dr Catherine Merrick and Mrs Trish Procter have been awarded Postgraduate Certificates in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

New Head of School, Professor Dave Hoole

Posted on 17 December 2012 Professor Dave Hoole has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Life Sciences. He will take over from Dr Anne Loweth in July 2013.