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Latest Research News
Keele joins forces with Oxford and Southampton universities to tackle pain
Posted on 01 June 2017
Leading charity, Arthritis Research UK has awarded Keele University researchers £300,000 to investigate how musculoskeletal pain can affect people’s health and overall quality of life.
Keele Professor presents cardiology research at global meeting in Paris
Posted on 16 May 2017
Mamas Mamas, Professor of Cardiology at Keele University and Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust (UHNM), presents the findings of a worldwide study at an international meeting in Paris.
Keele Biologist wins £1.4m ERC Research Grant to study Malaria Posted on 04 May 2017 Dr Catherine Merrick, Senior Lecturer in Biology at Keele’s Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology (CAEP), has won a £1.4m European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator grant in this year's round of awards from the prestigious EU funding scheme. Heart failure more fatal than common cancers Posted on 04 May 2017 A study led by Keele University, in collaboration with the Universities of Aberdeen and Manchester, shows that men and women suffering from heart failure have a higher risk of death than people with most common types of cancer. Keele Science Park attracts £15m investment into UK research Posted on 24 April 2017 Keele-based Cobra Biologics has announced a £15 million expansion plan of its operations in the UK and Sweden.