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Article by Dr Catherine Merrick featured by the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

Posted on 12 January 2015 A review of the classic book Biophilia by renowned entomologist E.O. Wilson, published in the literary magazine Slightly Foxed, has been featured by the E. O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation.

Local MP visits Keele Biologists

Posted on 14 January 2015 Paul Farrelly, MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, visited the School of Life Sciences on Jan 9th to meet researchers working on cancer and and tropical diseases.
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Keele Biologist appears as an invited expert on Radio Stoke

Posted on 29 January 2015 Dr Julien Pelletier was invited to speak about CRISPR/Cas9 technology on Radio Stoke on Thursday Jan 29th.

BBSRC grant for Professor Dave Furness

Posted on 17 February 2015 Professor Dave Furness has been awarded a BBSRC grant of £370,000 to study the sensory hair cells in the inner ear.

Professor Carole Hackney

Posted on 20 February 2015 Colleagues at Keele have been mourning the death of Prof Carole Hackney, Professor of Auditory Neuroscience, on 17 February.

Dr Jan Hoole interviewed on BBC Radio Stoke

Posted on 20 February 2015 Dr Hoole contributed to a radio debate on the benefits of animal contact for older people.
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Life Sciences faculty nominated for Teaching Excellence Awards

Posted on 02 March 2015 10 members of the Life Sciences faculty have been nominated by students for Keele Awards for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

Promotion for Dr Peter Thomas

Posted on 02 March 2015 Dr Peter Thomas has been promoted to Reader in Botanical and Environmental Science.
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Outreach to Local Schools for International Women’s Day

Posted on 12 March 2015 Staff in Life Sciences have participated in two large events with local high schools to promote careers for women in science.

Keele Scientists at the British Society for Parasitology Annual Meeting

Posted on 20 April 2015 Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP) was well-represented at this year’s annual meeting of the British Society for Parasitology.
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Wellcome Trust Grant for Dr Helen Price

Posted on 01 June 2015 Dr Helen Price has won a Wellcome Trust Seed Award to investigate the use of nanoparticles against leishmaniasis.
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Keele Scientists Put On Science Roadshow at Keele Community Day

Posted on 01 June 2015 The School of Life Sciences was well-represented at Keele’s annual Community Day on May 31st 2015.

The Huxley Building is once again a-buzz with Bees!

Posted on 29 June 2015 Dr William Kirk has re-stocked the Life Sciences bee hive with a new swarm.

British Ecological Society Award for Peter Thomas

Posted on 29 June 2015 Dr Peter Thomas has been awarded the 2015 British Ecological Society (BES) Award.
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'Insects & Parasites' feature at UNIFEST outreach event

Posted on 29 June 2015 Dr Srabasti Chakravorty organized and hosted “Insects and Parasites” sessions at both the annual Women in Science and UNIFEST initiatives.

Honorary Fellowship for Professor Paul Eggleston

Posted on 03 July 2015 Professor Paul Eggleston has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Entomological Society.

CAEP scientists make collaborative visit to Brazil

Posted on 21 July 2015 Nine members of Keele staff joined researchers from São Paulo State University for a two-day conference held in Botucatu.


Keele Professor helps BBC drama to get the science right!

Posted on 08 September 2015 Emeritus Professor Hilary Hurd recently provided consultation for the BBC daytime drama ‘Doctors’.

Dr Mike Evans visits Malaysia on Santander Travel Bursary

Posted on 28 September 2015 Dr Michael Evans recently returned from a collaborative visit to Singapore and Malaysia funded by a Keele Santander Travel Bursary.
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Research Seminars in the School of Life Sciences Starting This Week

Posted on 30 September 2015 With the start of the new semester, three exciting research seminar series recommence in the school.
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Schlumberger Foundation 'Faculty for the Future' Fellowship

Posted on 14 October 2015 Keele's Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology is proud to host the university's first Schlumberger Foundation 'Faculty for the Future' Fellow for 2015-16.

Professor Richard Ward

Posted on 09 November 2015 It is with great sadness that we inform staff and students of the death of Professor Richard Ward.
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Life Sciences Staff are engaging with local students at South Cheshire College

Posted on 11 November 2015 On Nov 11th Dr Catherine Merrick kicked off a series of sessions to be presented by Keele staff at the local school.

Obituary for Professor Ward in the THE

Posted on 18 December 2015 An obituary for Professor Richard Ward has appeared this week in the Times Higher Education.

Keele alumni compose 'Scientific Songs of Praise'

Posted on 30 December 2015 Two Keele alumni have been making waves on YouTube with their ‘Scientific Songs of Praise’.