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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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What does 'Orwellian' mean, anyway?

Posted on 21 November 2017 Boris Johnson and Michael Gove may not be the stuff of Orwell's dystopian nightmare, but they clearly know how to talk in 'doublespeak'. Dr Nick Bentley 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
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Keele Vice-Chancellor furthers role as knowledge exchange champion

Posted on 16 November 2017 Keele University Vice-Chancellor Professor Trevor McMillan has been invited to attend the newly-formed Research England Council board meetings, in order to help deliver the Council’s aim to create and sustain the conditions for a healthy and dynamic research and knowledge exchange system in English universities.
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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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Keele’s Head of Pharmacy presents guest lecture

Posted on 13 November 2017 Professor Nigel Ratcliffe, Head of the School of Pharmacy at Keele, spoke on the future of the pharmaceutical industry at the University of Sunderland’s annual pharmacy lecture last week.
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Keele University and B-Arts to host event for national humanities festival

Posted on 09 November 2017 Keele University, with community partner B-Arts, is hosting ‘Play with Plastics’, an event in Being Human 2017, the UK’s only national festival of the humanities.
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Keele University is a Leading Places pilot area

Posted on 09 November 2017 Keele University and local partners have been chosen by the Local Government Association (LGA), the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), and Universities UK (UUK) to be a Leading Places pilot area.
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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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Keele pledges to Go International: Stand Out!

Posted on 02 November 2017 Keele University has signed the Universities UK International (UUKi) pledge to increase opportunities for students to study, work or volunteer overseas.