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MRC Grant for Malaria Research

Posted on 17 January 2014 Dr Catherine Merrick has been awarded a further MRC grant to continue her study of "Virulence gene dynamics in the human malaria parasite".

Congratulations to ISTM members on their promotions

Posted on 04 April 2014 Four ISTM members have been promoted in recognition of their success in research and teaching

Greening your life: Plant Swap Event in Green Week

Posted on 27 January 2014 As part of Green Week (Feb 10-14th), the staff from Green Impact team 'Green:Huxley' will be hosting a plant swap event.

Journal Cover for Dr Divya Chari & Dr Stuart Jenkins

Posted on 31 January 2014 An image taken from a recent publication from Dr Divya Chari's laboratory has featured as the cover of ACS Chemical Neuroscience.
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First prize at Edinburgh Neuroscience to Neurology conference

Posted on 04 February 2014 Student Daniel Weinberg won first prize last week at the 'Neuroscience to Neurology' national undergraduate conference.

National Cancer Charities support Keele research group

Posted on 24 January 2014 Prostate Cancer UK and the Breast Cancer Campaign have awarded two new grants to one of Keele's cancer research groups

Ultra-cool addition to Keele research equipment

Posted on 31 January 2014 Keele has invested over £60,000 in state-of-the-art, low temperature and cryo-cooling equipment to upgrade its Xcalibur X-ray Diffraction equipment.
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Life Sciences faculty nominated for Teaching Excellence Awards

Posted on 28 February 2014 15 members of the Life Sciences faculty have been nominated by students for Keele Awards for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.
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Life Sciences Welcomes Year-9 Pupils from Local Schools

Posted on 06 March 2014 The School of Life Sciences hosted more than 80 students from local schools as part of Keele's Women In Science Day on March 5th.

From Keele to Keil

Posted on 21 February 2014 Dr Daniel Bray has been award a senior fellowship by the German Academic Exchange Service.
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Keele Biologist takes her Science to Parliament

Posted on 14 March 2014 Dr Helen Price is attending Parliament to present her science as part of 'SET for Britain' on Monday 17th March.

Dish Model of Neurological Injury Published

Posted on 17 March 2014 A 'dish' model of spinal cord injury has been reported by Keele scientists in 'Biomaterials', currently the leading journal in its field.
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Keele group publishes new results on the use of sex pheromone to trap sandflies

Posted on 21 March 2014 The first results of a major study of sandfly control in Brazil have been published in the journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Harvard Fellowship for Dr Peter Thomas

Posted on 25 March 2014 Dr Peter Thomas has been awarded a Bullard Fellowship at Harvard University.

Dr Sarah Taylor speaks at first international 'iPads in H.E.' conference

Posted on 28 March 2014 Dr Sarah Taylor gave a presentation at the first ever international conference on 'iPads in Higher Education' last week.

Keele Scientists at the British Society for Parasitology Annual Meeting

Posted on 10 April 2014 Keele’s Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP) was well-represented at this year’s annual meeting of the British Society for Parasitology in Cambridge.

Biomedical Picture of the Day for Drs Divya Chari and Ying Yang

Posted on 23 April 2014 An image taken from a joint study between the laboratories of Dr Ying Yang and Dr Divya Chari has been featured on the Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) forum.
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Keele research featured in 'Alternatives to Laboratory Animals'

Posted on 19 May 2014 An in vitro model of spinal cord injury developed by Dr Divya Chari's laboratory has been featured in 'Alternatives to Laboratory Animals', a leading journal in the alternatives field.

IBRA Award for Dr William Kirk

Posted on 23 May 2014 Dr William Kirk, ISTM and School of Life Sciences, has been presented with the IBRA Award 2014 for services to bee science.

Green Impact Bronze Award for Keele Life Sciences

Posted on 28 May 2014 The Life Sciences Huxley Building gained a Bronze Award in the inaugural year of the Green Impact programme on Keele campus.
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Science Roadshow at Keele Community Day

Posted on 02 June 2014 The School of Life Sciences was well-represented with three hands-on science activities at Keele’s annual Community Day.
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Cristiano Gala wins School of Life Sciences Photographic Competition 2014

Posted on 03 June 2014 First-year student Cristiano Gala (dual-honours Biology and Astrophysics) has won this year's photo competition.

Dr Sylvia Richards

Posted on 04 June 2014 Dr Sylvia Richards, one of the founding members of the Centre of Applied Entomology and Parasitology, has died at the age of 85.
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Journal Cover for Dr Divya Chari

Posted on 24 June 2014 A graphic from a recent article by Dr Divya Chari has featured as the cover of the May issue of 'Neural Regeneration Research'.
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Life Science staff participate in Unifest 2014

Posted on 15 July 2014 A cross-section of staff from the School of Life Sciences delivered biology sessions to Year 10-11 pupils during Unifest 2014.

Keele Biologists at the Houses of Parliament

Posted on 03 September 2014 Two Keele biologists spoke to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases on September 2nd.

Dr Sarah Taylor in Honduras with Operation Wallacea

Posted on 29 September 2014 Dr Sarah Taylor spent the summer in the Cusuco Mountain Cloud Forest investigating how leaf shape varies with environmental gradients.
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CAEP seminar series restarts this week

Posted on 29 September 2014 The CAEP seminar series will start up again this week after the summer break.

Keele biologist invited to the first Pan African Mosquito Control Association Conference

Posted on 09 October 2014 Dr Frederic Tripet was invited to speak last week at the first Pan African Mosquito Control Association conference in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Keele research featured on the cover of Integrative Biology

Posted on 13 October 2014 A recent publication by Dr Divya Chari's lab has featured on the cover of the Royal Society of Chemistry's journal Integrative Biology.
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Chris Adams wins Prestigious EPSRC Fellowship to Develop Complex Hydrogels

Posted on 13 October 2014 Final year PhD student Christopher Adams was recently awarded a prestigious EPSRC-funded E-TERM fellowship of £200K.
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Young Investigator Award to Dr Doug Caruana

Posted on 13 October 2014 Dr Douglas Caruana has been awarded a Pauline Ashley Young Investigator Award totalling £30K from the charity Action on Hearing Loss.
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Crafty Critters Come to Keele

Posted on 24 October 2014 This week’s CAEP seminar was delivered by Robyn Kent from Glasgow University on: ‘Public engagement: From funding to feedback, the Crafty Critters story.’

Knowledge Transfer Partnership to control Thrips and Whitefly

Posted on 24 October 2014 Keele and Russell IPM Ltd have won funding to design improved traps for the control of thrips and whitefly.

Life Science Students are Putting Conservation into Practise

Posted on 25 November 2014 Students on the final year Conservation Biology module have enjoyed an array of extra-curricular activities alongside their academic studies.

Royal Society Research Grant for Dr Mirna Mourtada-Maarabouni

Posted on 02 December 2014 Dr Mourtada-Maarabouni has been awarded £14,450 by the Royal Society to identify novel long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) involved in the control of cell death and survival.
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PhD student Hiba Mohammed Wins Travel Grant to Present at International Meeting

Posted on 02 December 2014 Hiba Mohammed, a second year PhD student in Dr Mirna Maarabouni’s lab, was recently awarded a travel grant to present her work at the ECDO 2014 meeting held in Crete.
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£3.75 million funding for new world class Life Sciences teaching lab

Posted on 15 December 2014 Keele has been successful in its bid to receive a share of £200 million funding for capital projects for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching during 2015-16.

iPad workshop 'goes down a treat' at international conference

Posted on 19 December 2014 Dr Sarah Taylor and colleagues ran a workshop at an international conference last week on using digital technologies in the field.