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Keele ranked in Global Top 20 in sustainability league table

Posted on 04 January 2018 Keele University has for the second successive year been ranked in the Top 20 universities in a global sustainability league table.
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Inspirational individuals to be recognised by Keele University

Posted on 03 January 2018 Two inspirational individuals are to be recognised for their outstanding careers and contributions to society at Keele University’s graduation ceremonies later this month.
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We're volcano scientists – here are six volcanoes we'll be watching out for in 2018

Posted on 02 January 2018 Ralf Gertisser, Senior Lecturer in Mineralogy and Petrology, Keele University; Katie Preece, Research Associate in Volcanology, University of Glasgow, and Sylvain Charbonnier, Assistant Professor in Volcanology, University of South Florida write for The Conversation UK
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Christmas earworms: the science behind our love-hate relationship with festive songs

Posted on 18 December 2017 Alexandra Lamont, Senior Lecturer in Music Psychology writes for The Conversation UK

Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world

Posted on 04 December 2017 Chris Fogwill, Professor of Glaciology and Palaeoclimatology, Keele University; Chris Turney, Professor of Earth Sciences and Climate Change, UNSW, and Zoe Robinson, Reader in Physical Geography and Sustainability/Director of Education for Sustainability, Keele University write for The Conversation UK

Here’s what the science says about animal sentience

Posted on 24 November 2017 Jan Hoole, Lecturer in Biology writes for The Conversation UK
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Keele University launches the Children and Young People’s Research Network

Posted on 20 November 2017 The Children and Young People’s Research Network will focus on promoting and protecting the rights of the child

New dye gives scientists a clearer insight into the brain

Posted on 16 November 2017 Keele University researchers have designed a new dye that can be used to observe the electrical activity of neurons in the brain and could lead to finding a new and more efficient way of treating neurological diseases, as presented at the prestigious Society for Neuroscience annual conference in Washington, D.C. this week.
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The good news about plastic waste

Posted on 15 November 2017 Deirdre McKay, Senior Lecturer in Geography writes for The Conversation UK
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How to solve the 'monster' fatberg problem

Posted on 06 November 2017 Alison Browne, Lecturer in Human Geography and the Sustainable Consumption Institute, University of Manchester and Mike Foden, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Keele University write for The Conversation UK