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Keele University has successfully retained the HR Excellence in Research Award.

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Keele University works with global research team: low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide, but too many patients receive the wrong care.

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Research by Keele University, in collaboration with University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) and Staffordshire University, will help clinicians across the UK when detecting an unexpected adrenal tumour.

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Keele University research has found providing better access to vocational advice for patients suffering with musculoskeletal pain will improve absence from work, and create huge societal cost savings.

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Three new research studies at Keele University have been awarded £58,000 from local charity the North Staffordshire Medical Institute (NSMI).

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Dr Sarah Laurence has been awarded a £235,000 grant from the Economic and Social Research Council to explore how we recognise faces.

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Professor Clare Holdsworth has been awarded a £152,000 Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship to explore how people cope differently with being busy.

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Keele University has officially launched a new interdisciplinary research project to tackle public health issues in the Philippines.

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Keele University’s Dr Heidi Fuller has received a grant from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and a medical research charity, to fund a study that will help pave the way towards a cure for the muscle-wasting condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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New research reveals that primary care funding in England is not distributed according to local health needs.

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New research offers an explanation for the discrepancy between the size and age of the Rosette Nebula’s central cavity and that of its central stars.

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A study led by researchers at Keele University has shown for the first time that human muscles possess a ‘memory’ of earlier growth - at the DNA level.

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Criminologist Dr Helen Wells, and PhD student Leanne Savigar, have been awarded a grant from the Road Safety Trust, to review the range of innovations currently operating aimed at reducing mobile phone use by drivers.

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A study led by researchers at Keele University has found the risk of death in later life due to coronary heart disease doubles in women who give birth prematurely.

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A new study has highlighted that emotionally demanding workloads and confrontational patients are among the key stressors for GPs.

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An international team of astronomers has revealed an ‘astonishing’ overabundance of massive stars in a neighbouring galaxy.

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