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Keele is helping to change the world for the better by engaging in cutting-edge research. We’re tackling some of society’s most urgent problems, including ageing, global health and renewable energy.
Universities are assessed independently on the quality of their research by the Research Excellence Framework (REF). We’re really proud that 97% of our research was deemed to be world-leading, or of international importance, in the REF 2014.
Thanks to our leading reputation for research, Keele degrees are highly regarded by employers and by other universities to which you might apply for postgraduate study, anywhere in the world.
Latest Research News
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.
Researchers investigate innovative gait rehabilitation for people with rheumatoid arthritis
Posted on 13 July 2017
Keele University is part of a research team awarded a £1.8m grant to examine the effectiveness ofgait rehabilitation for people with rheumatoid arthritis
European project to investigate the origins of the universe takes flight Posted on 13 July 2017 Work has begun in earnest on a European project to investigate the beginnings of the universe. Major Grant Awarded to support Keele Professor's work on Malaria Control Posted on 28 June 2017 A major grant of £13.6 million will support the work of Frederic Tripet, Professor in Medical and Molecular Entomology at Keele University. Researchers develop guidelines to reduce the risk of minor earthquakes during hydraulic fracturing Posted on 28 June 2017 Keele University researchers are advising on new safety guidelines for hydraulic fracturing to help prevent minor earthquakes.