New research led by Professor Toby Bruce has revealed the genetics underpinning a genetic defence allowing maize plants to recruit "bodyguards" against pests.

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Professor Chris Fogwill and Professor Chris Turney write for The Conversation UK.

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A new study co-authored by a Keele psychologist has suggested that Neanderthals did not hold burial rituals as previously thought.

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Keele's Dr Jacco Van Loon writes for The Conversation.

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Keele's Professor Clifford Stott writes for The Conversation.

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A Keele University lecturer campaigning for a new law governing pet thefts has presented his petition to a Parliamentary committee, which has now recommended that the law be changed.

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A new planet has been discovered orbiting a unique young star after more than a decade of searching, thanks to a global research team including a Keele astrophysicist.

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Professor Clifford Stott has played a key role in contributing scientific research for the newly formed ‘Coronavirus: The Science Explained’ website, launched by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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A new study led by Keele University has highlighted the crucial role that sea ice across the Southern Ocean played in controlling atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during times of past climate change, and could provide a critical resource for developing future climate change models.

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Keele University is to host its first virtual open day of 2020 on Saturday 20 June, giving prospective students the opportunity to tour the University from the comfort of their own home.

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A new study has revealed the sophisticated systems children use to form their beliefs about what’s real or not real in their world, showing that “rituals” can have a reinforcing impact on their beliefs.

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Keele University psychologists have proven that using conventional swear words can increase your pain tolerance by 33% compared to using alternative language.

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Little is known about the ecological implications of high-magnitude, low frequency jökulhlaup events in proglacial systems. This study highlights how kettle lakes produced by jökulhlaups in proglacial areas create short-lived ecosystems. and increase biodiversity.

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A research team including Keele’s Professor Clifford Stott has successfully secured funding for two major research projects worth over £1.5 million from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to help societies better respond to mass emergencies including COVID-19.

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Keele University has been ranked No,1 in England to study Forensic Science for a consecutive year, in The Complete University Guide 2021.

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Keele University has launched a new Masters degree course in Smart Energy Management.

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New research by Keele University using focus groups has found that 10 years after the Smart Meter programme was rolled out, people’s awareness around strategies for improving our energy efficiency is still only limited

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New research by a Keele psychologist has found that the benefits of social contact for older people are even more profound than expected, providing a significant enhancement to their wellbeing and sense of community membership.

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A Keele Pro-Vice Chancellor has been appointed as a scientific advisor to the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA).

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New research by a Keele University chemist has highlighted a promising method of using methane for the manufacture of fuel and useful chemicals, which is more efficient than current practices.

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Two Keele schools have been successful in achieving the renewal of their institutional Bronze Athena SWAN award.

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A global team of astronomers including Keele University’s Dr Barry Smalley have detected a ‘heartbeat’ among distant young stars which will help scientists understand more about the Sun and the workings of stars.

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More than 10 years of data collected by Keele University experts will help forensic teams find missing people, solve cold cases, and prosecute murderers by optimising their investigation techniques.

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Deadly diseases like malaria could be combated by modifying the genetic makeup of mosquitoes to create all-male offspring, according to new research.

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A new publication by a Keele University computing expert could help scientists working to fight the coronavirus pandemic by helping to inform their research.

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A €4 million study led by Keele University to support emerging technology for combustion engines has made “significant progress".

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Research carried out by scientists at Keele University, the University of Manchester and University College Dublin has shed new light on how precious metals - over ten times rarer than gold - are concentrated in igneous rocks.

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A Keele psychologist has received international acclaim from a prestigious psychological society by scooping a coveted prize for innovative teaching.

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Music is something that people turn to for solace, comfort, and reminiscence in times of crisis, and remembering past memories can be a good way of helping to plan for, and think about, the future.

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A Keele scientist has received a £1.2million UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowship to develop a flagship program in carbohydrate chemical biology.

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New research led by Keele University will explore how lockdowns across the world due to the Covid-19 outbreak are impacting the lives of urban animals.

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A new European Space Agency (ESA) mission involving a Keele University astrophysicist has successfully observed its first exoplanets, and is ready to commence routine science operations after three months in orbit.

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Keele University to receive funding from the Office for Students (OfS) to launch a postgraduate conversion course specialising in artificial intelligence (AI) and data science.

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Dr Naomi Forrester-Soto writes for The Conversation UK.

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A synthetic lure developed by researchers at Keele University has offered hopes for controlling mosquito populations in a bid to manage malaria.

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Dr Chris Stiff writes for The Conversation UK.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Keele’s research and teaching laboratories has been made available to the frontline NHS workers who are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Professor Clare Holdsworth writes for The Conversation UK.

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New digital methods of curating our musical libraries have led to significant changes in modern listening habits and how we think about music, according to a global study including a Keele University psychologist.

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A new scientific review by Keele academics has highlighted some of the challenges posed by vertical farming - a novel approach to agriculture.

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New research at Keele University has revealed the impact of climate on glacier erosion rates and the significant connections between climate change, glacier behaviour, and the formation of landscapes.

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Researchers have warned that increasing ocean temperatures could trigger a dramatic rise in sea levels, after uncovering evidence of a similar event more than 100,000 years ago.

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The warming climate is having a negative impact on tree reproduction by throwing their seed production systems out of synchronisation, according to a new study co-authored by a Keele researcher.

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Professor Chris Fogwill, Keele University; Professor Chris Turney, UNSW, and Zoë Thomas, UNSW write for The Conversation UK.

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A regional partnership led by Keele University has launched a new integrated community approach to mental health and wellbeing for students in further and higher education, in collaboration with Staffordshire University and other partners, as part of a £2.2 million project.

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A Keele professor has been working with a Staffordshire local authority to train councillors on the best ways to tackle climate change.

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A Keele professor was among a delegation of prominent academics who visited a Beijing university recently to forge new partnerships centred on smart energy and innovation.

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New research has revealed insights about an ancient collision between our galaxy and another billions of years ago through the forensic analysis of a single star.

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A social psychologist from Keele will investigate social and political tensions around a sacred river in South Asia as part of an international collaborative study.

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Heartfelt tributes have been paid to the founder and inaugural Director of Keele Observatory who has died following a short illness.

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A Keele researcher has been invited to a prestigious nationwide artificial intelligence showcase in London to demonstrate a unique new AI programme that he has helped to develop.

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Keele psychologists have partnered with a housing provider to improve local people’s lives through a new study.

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Olly Robertson writes for The Conversation UK.

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