Research Presentations at Harvard and NIH

Posted on 18 October 2013 Prof Bill Farrell gave invited lectures at Harvard Medical School and met fellow researchers at NIH Bethesda, Maryland during a visit to the USA in October.
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School of Life Sciences Photographic Competition

Posted on 16 September 2013 Students' submissions are invited for the School of Life Sciences Photographic Competition
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Journal Cover Image for Dr Divya Chari and Dr Stuart Jenkins

Posted on 23 July 2013 A recent publication from Dr Divya Chari's laboratory has made the cover of the journal Nanolife.

New mosquito facility marks next step in fight against malaria

Posted on 22 July 2013 Academics from Keele University and the Institut de Recherche des Sciences de la Santé (IRSS), Centre Muraz in Burkina Faso have launched a ground-breaking new research facility in West Africa.
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Prize for PhD Student Chris Adams

Posted on 17 July 2013 PhD student Chris Adams won the prize for 'Best Presentation on a Translational Topic' at the 4th joint conference of the Doctoral Training Centre in Regenerative Medicine in Sheffield last week.
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Life Sciences Graduation Day 2013

Posted on 11 July 2013 A bumper class of Life Scientists graduated this year, with the degree ceremonies for most biologists occurring on Wednesday July 10th.

Summer research experience for students

Posted on 03 July 2013 During June and July 5 members of ISTM are hosting 8 undergraduates on laboratory placements so they can see for themselves what a career in science research entails.
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Bioscience Horizons Article for Student Chris Halford

Posted on 11 June 2013 Chris Halford has published his project work in Bioscience Horizons, the International Journal of Student Research.

Bluetit Nest on Live Webcam in Huxley Building

Posted on 07 June 2013 A nestbox fitted with a webcam in the Huxley Building courtyard is now on live video display in the Huxley foyer.

Professor Hilary Hurd at Guardian Forum on Malaria Prevention

Posted on 20 May 2013 Professor Hilary Hurd was invited to attend a forum organised by the Guardian on the role of mosquito nets in long-lasting strategies to prevent malaria.

Neuroscientist Dr David Furness speaks to British Society of Audiology

Posted on 20 May 2013 Dr David Furness described the pros and cons of options for ameliorating deafness in a talk to the London Evening meeting of the British Society of Audiology.

Keele Ecologists Attend Official Opening Of The Roaches

Posted on 13 May 2013 Keele faculty Dr Sarah Taylor and Dr Peter Thomas were present an opening ceremony for the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust's lease on The Roaches.

Keele Malaria Biologists at the British Society for Parasitology Annual Meeting

Posted on 01 May 2013 Keele Life Sciences was well-represented at this year’s annual spring meeting of the BSP in Bristol.

World Malaria Day 'Biomedical Photo of the Day' for Prof. Paul Eggleston

Posted on 25 April 2013 An image of a mosquito pupa taken from a recent paper by Prof. Eggleston and colleagues was chosen by the MRC as their Biomedical Photo of the Day for World Malaria Day.

Postgraduate Symposium 2013

Posted on 19 April 2013 Over 100 ISTM research students and their supervisors gathered for their annual Reasearch Symposium and Poster Prizes

Bats in the Life Sciences Belfry

Posted on 18 April 2013 A pipistrelle bat found in a corridor of the Huxley Building was rescued and released by Life Sciences staff.

Inaugural Lecture given by Professor Chris Exley

Posted on 25 March 2013 Professor Chris Exley gave the latest lecture in Keele's programme of Inaugural Professorial Lectures following his promotion to Professor of Bioinorganic Chemistry.

Sparrowhawk makes close-up appearance for Life Scientists

Posted on 13 March 2013 Life Sciences staff and students were last week treated to a close-up view of a sparrowhawk which killed a wood pigeon in the Huxley Building courtyard.

Life Sciences Faculty bring Cutting Edge Science into the Classroom

Posted on 04 March 2013 Life Sciences staff helped to deliver a ‘Cutting Edge Science’ workshop for school teachers at the Science Learning Centre on Keele Campus.
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Life Sciences faculty nominated for Teaching Excellence Awards

Posted on 26 February 2013 A record 15 members of the Life Sciences faculty have been nominated by students for Keele Awards for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

New fume cupboards in Keele’s EM Unit

Posted on 05 February 2013 Two brand new fume cupboards have been installed at Keele's Electron Microscope Unit.

Grand Charity support for Age-related Hearing Loss research

Posted on 29 January 2013 A cheque was presented to Dr David Furness on behalf of the Freemason's Grand Charity, to support his stem cell work to combat age-related hearing loss.
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Life Sciences Photographic Competition 2013

Posted on 21 January 2013 All students in the School of Life Sciences are invited to submit photographs for the School of Life Sciences Photographic Competition.

Keele Scientists Publish Ground-breaking Work in Epigenetics

Posted on 27 September 2013 Work led by Professor Bill Farrell has identified epigenetic signatures in specific immune cell populations.
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CAEP seminar series re-starts this week

Posted on 30 September 2013 The seminar series for the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP) will commence on October 3rd with a seminar from Dr Vicky Carter.
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Keele Biologist participates in Women-in-Science WikiProject at The Royal Society

Posted on 14 October 2013 On October 11th, Dr Catherine Merrick attended a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to improve Wikipedia's coverage of eminent female scientists.

Keele CAEP represented at the 6th MIM Pan-African Malaria Conference

Posted on 14 October 2013 Dr Frederic Tripet was recently invited to speak at the 6th MIM Pan-African Malaria Conference in Durban, South Africa
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Two New Faculty Members for School of Life Sciences

Posted on 01 November 2013 Two new lecturers have joined the School of Life Sciences in autumn 2013

Keele Scientists at Royal Society Pfizer Award Ceremony

Posted on 12 November 2013 Dr Abdoulaye Diabate and Dr Frederic Tripet visited the Royal Society last week, where Dr Diabate was awarded the prestigious Royal Society Pfizer award.

Conservation Biology Students in Action in the Peak District

Posted on 15 November 2013 Nine final-year students on the new Conservation Biology module spent a weekend at the Marsh Farm residential centre on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Dr William Kirk invited to speak to Entomological Society of America

Posted on 22 November 2013 Dr William Kirk gave an invited presentation at the annual conference of the Entomological Society of America last week in Austin, Texas.

Keele Research Project Featured in the Weekend Guardian

Posted on 25 November 2013 A major research project led by Professor Gordon Hamilton testing a new method for controlling leishmaniasis was featured in last week's Guardian newspaper.