Painful foot osteoarthritis affects one in six over 50sPosted on 02 January 2014 New research from Keele has shown painful foot osteoarthritis to be more common than previously thought, impacting one in six UK adults over the age of 50 - more than 3.5 million.
Keele launches innovative virtual student advisorPosted on 10 December 2013 Keele has launched a free virtual student advice service, available to the whole HE sector. The Student Advisory Model, or SAM, is a multimedia interface that brings together information and guidance in a student-friendly environment, signposted by the SAM avatar who provides a novel ‘human’ face to student support based on a 24/7, self-service model.
NERC funding research at KeelePosted on 09 December 2013 NERC is funding research at Keele University to develop skills and technologies, aimed at helping the oil and gas sector put environmental science at the heart of responsible management of our planet.
Film for Indian Applicants to the UK UniversitiesPosted on 03 December 2013 UK universities launched a new film aimed at helping the most talented Indian students better understand the process of applying to the UK’s world-leading universities.
Why criminology? Understanding a little more and condemning a little lessPosted on 03 December 2013 Professor Bill Dixon, Head of the School of Sociology and Criminology at Keele, will give the fourth lecture in Keele University's programme of Inaugural Professorial Lectures 2013-14.
Postgraduate Open DayPosted on 25 November 2013 Keele University has organised a postgraduate open day for anyone considering studying a Master’s programme to specialise skills and knowledge.
Potters people still potty about their teapotsPosted on 25 November 2013 Staffordshire is still potty about its teapots, with 80 per cent of residents owning at least one and two thirds brewing tea in a pot on a regular basis.
Falklands hero to inspire people with a learning disability into workPosted on 25 November 2013 Falklands War hero Simon Weston will be star guest at an event to match employers with potential employees who have learning disabilities.
Lawyers, Social Mobility & Employability: The Challenge for Legal EducationPosted on 18 November 2013 Professor Andrew Francis, in his Inaugural Lecture, says Legal Education within England and Wales stands at an important crossroads, following the publication of the recommendations of the Legal Education and Training Review.
Supporting patients to manage osteoarthritis in the handPosted on 13 November 2013 Joint protection education provided by occupational therapists is an effective way of supporting older adults with hand osteoarthritis to manage their condition, and provides an effective treatment in the medium term, new research has shown.
Business Tourism gold for KeelePosted on 08 November 2013 Keele University Conferences and Events has been awarded gold in the Business Tourism category at the annual Enjoy Staffordshire Awards.
Keele supports London Lord Mayor Alumna in annual pageantPosted on 08 November 2013 This weekend (Saturday 9th November), staff and students from Keele University will be representing the region on a national stage to mark the moment that one of Keele’s eminent alumni becomes Lord Mayor of the City of London.
ReFINE research consortium into shale gas and oil exploitation launchedPosted on 07 November 2013 ReFINE (Researching Fracking in Europe), an independent research consortium, including Keele University, focusing on the issue of shale gas and oil exploitation using fracking methods, was launched today.
Law Teacher of the Year Award shortlist announcedPosted on 07 November 2013 A Keele University law lecturer has been shortlisted for the prestigious Law Teacher of the Year 2014 award.
Experts demand policy reform on young male domestic abusePosted on 01 November 2013 A new report published this week calls for the Government to support wholesale reform of how the authorities deal with young men who commit domestic abuse.
Improving access to primary care mental health services for under-served groupsPosted on 30 October 2013 Keele University researchers, Carolyn Chew-Graham and Heather Burroughs, were co-investigators in a study that has identified ways to improve how older people and ethnic minority populations access mental health care services.
First Steps to University RoadshowPosted on 28 October 2013 An event designed to help encourage the aspirations of children in the Midlands has been co-organised by Keele University.
Keele astronomers push worldwide exoplanet tally over 1000Posted on 23 October 2013 The total number of extra-solar planets known through the efforts of worldwide astronomers has just passed 1000 - Keele astronomers pushed it over that number by announcing 12 new planets from the WASP (Wide Angle Search for Planets) survey.
Energy-saving: it’s a social thingPosted on 22 October 2013 With energy bills again rising and the winter approaching, researchers from Keele University have found a positive way of helping householders to keep their energy costs down and houses warm.
From the cradle to the grave - Inaugural LecturePosted on 17 October 2013 Professor Christian Mallen, Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences at Keele, will give the second lecture in Keele University's programme of Inaugural Professorial Lectures 2013-14.
Keele historian in BBC’s World War One at Home projectPosted on 16 October 2013 Keele University historian Karen Hunt is one of the researchers selected to participate in the BBC’s ‘World War One at Home’ project.
Keele in £14 million AHRC Doctoral Training PartnershipPosted on 15 October 2013 Keele University is part of a North West Consortium that has been awarded £14 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to train a new generation of skilled researchers.
Defying Gravity: Human exploration of spacePosted on 14 October 2013 The Staffordshire Physics Centre 2013-4 Programme - "Defying Gravity: Human exploration of space":
Room LJ1.75, Lennard-Jones Laboratories, Keele University, ST5 5BG. Thursday 17 October 2013, 7.30 p.m.
"Defying Gravity: Human exploration of space"
Laura Thomas, LF Thomas Consulting
Action needed now to lower the content of aluminium in infant formulasPosted on 10 October 2013 New research from Keele University shows that infant formulas are still heavily contaminated with aluminium.
Keele announces new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and ProvostPosted on 09 October 2013 Professor Trevor McMillan, currently Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research at Lancaster University, will take up the appointment of Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost at Keele University from 1 January 2014.
Keele ranked among world’s best universitiesPosted on 03 October 2013 Keele University has moved into the top 1.75% of the world’s leading universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14.
International Criminal Court Judge to lecture at KeelePosted on 02 October 2013 Judge Howard Morrison, CBE, QC, of the International Criminal Court will give a public lecture at Keele University on 23 October, 2013.
27th Earl Lecture at KeelePosted on 02 October 2013 Professor Pauline Stafford of Liverpool University, one of the country's leading historians of early medieval England, with a special interest in the role of women in politics, notably the power wielded by queens, will give the 27th Earl Lecture at Keele.
Effective Shared Care Agreement Toolkit Launched OnlinePosted on 01 October 2013 A new online resource to assist healthcare professionals in the development of shared care agreements for lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Elvanse® ) has been launched by the Centre for Medicines Optimisation, Keele University.
Ground-Breaking findings by Keele Epigenetics and Rheumatology GroupsPosted on 01 October 2013 Researchers based in the Keele University Research Institute for Science
and Technology in Medicine and at the Haywood Rheumatology Centre in
Stoke-on-Trent, have identified fundamental differences between specific
immune cell populations purified from whole blood.