Faculty of Natural Sciences' Postgraduate Research Symposium

Posted on 01 June 2017 Thursday 25th May - Keele Hall Ballroom

Prize-winning research support poster

Posted on 08 June 2017 A poster on research support won the delegates' prize at the ARMA conference in Liverpool
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Dave Emley awarded British Empire Medal

Posted on 31 December 2016 Former Keele geology technician awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours list
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Keele University appoints industry leaders to drive business innovation

Posted on 22 March 2017 The appointments will allow the University to continue to strengthen its commitment to underpinning its role as an important economic anchor across and beyond the region.
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CSI Stoke: The Science of the Great War

Posted on 21 March 2017 An interactive day of science, history and discovery at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday 1st April
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The science 'reproducibility crisis' – and what can be done about it

Posted on 15 March 2017 Dr Jim Grange, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, writes for The Conversation UK.

Keele alumnus helps NASA discover seven new planets

Posted on 03 March 2017 Keele University Astrophysics graduate Dr Dan Holdsworth recently worked with NASA to observe a new solar system.
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The science of saying sorry

Posted on 21 February 2017 Dr Richard Stephens, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, writes for The Conversation UK
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£70m Keele Deal to create 700 jobs in the region

Posted on 10 January 2017 700 jobs to be created and over 1,000 businesses supported as a result of a £70m research-led collaboration.
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New research demonstrates a link between swearing fluency and emotion

Posted on 10 February 2017 Keele University psychologist Dr Richard Stephens has published a new research paper which explores how emotion impacts swearing.
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Think swearing isn't big or clever? Think again!

Posted on 01 February 2017 Dr Richard Stephens, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, writes for The Conversation UK about his research into swearing.
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What a child's humour reveals about their psychological well-being

Posted on 24 January 2017 Keele University's Dr Claire Fox writes for The Conversation UK about the link between a child's humour style and their mental health.
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ILAS PostGrad Conference: Connecting and constructing across the disciplines

Posted on 20 January 2017 Postgraduate students are invited to present at the second Institute of Liberal Arts and Science Postgraduate Conference.
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Keele strikes Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework

Posted on 21 June 2017 Keele University has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
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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
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Big cats in Britain: urban myth or scientific fact?

Posted on 02 November 2017 Jan Hoole, Lecturer in Biology writes for The Conversation UK
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Are dogs trying to tell us something with their expressions?

Posted on 19 October 2017 Jan Hoole, Lecturer in Biology writes for The Conversation UK
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How to avoid war and conflict – with a little help from social psychology

Posted on 05 October 2017 There are methods to avoid madness
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Ancient tree reveals cause of spike in Arctic temperature

Posted on 12 September 2017 Study led by scientists from Keele University and UNSW Sydney provides fresh insights into the mechanisms of climate change
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How animals vote to make group decisions

Posted on 18 September 2017 Jan Hoole, Lecturer in Biology writes for The Conversation UK

Eating oily fish during pregnancy could prevent schizophrenia in the child, new study suggests

Posted on 07 September 2017 David Mazzocchi-Jones, Lecturer in Neurosciencewrites for The Conversation UK

A social psychologist explains how authorities can regain survivors’ trust after Grenfell Tower fire

Posted on 01 September 2017 Ken Rotenberg, Professor in Psychology writes for The Conversation (UK)
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Keele works with Manchester University on major antibiotic resistance research

Posted on 25 August 2017 Researchers at Keele University have contributed to a major study on antibiotic resistance, led by The University of Manchester.
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Keele University invests £45m in STEM facilities

Posted on 26 June 2017 Keele University is investing £45m in the creation of new state-of-the-art science facilities
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The German Great Escape: the science of how 83 military officers tunnelled out of Welsh prison in 1945

Posted on 09 August 2017 Jamie Pringle, Senior Lecturer in Engineering & Environmental Geosciences writes for The Conversation (UK).
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Keele helps University of Cambridge find smallest-ever star

Posted on 12 July 2017 Stars like our Sun are much bigger than planets but now a star has been found that is only the size of the planet Saturn.
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Young students search for eclipsing star systems at Keele University

Posted on 13 July 2017 Twenty local students visited Keele University last week to take part in an astrophysics research project.

Big-headed gecko shows human actions are messing with evolution

Posted on 26 July 2017 New research shows that a type of lizard living on man-made islands in Brazil has developed a larger head than its mainland cousins in a period of only 15 years.
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Students inspired at summer writing camps

Posted on 26 July 2017 Students from five high schools in Staffordshire and Cheshire have had the opportunity to write and publish their own novels
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New Hot Jupiter marks the first collaborative exoplanet discovery

Posted on 18 July 2017 Researchers led by a team at Keele University have discovered a new ‘Hot Jupiter’ exoplanet.
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Girls in Maths

Posted on 24 July 2017 Over 130 students and their teachers from ten schools visited Keele University recently for a Maths outreach and enrichment event.