Research News

The following items provide an overview of the variety of research that is currently being undertaken at Keele University.  A full list of news items is available by year from the menu on the left.


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.
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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.
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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.
Cobra Biologics  

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.
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Keele University joins forces with police on new research centre

Posted on 07 April 2017 Keele University has officially launched its new interdisciplinary research centre in collaboration with regional police to help tackle the challenges facing Britain’s police forces.
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Keele awarded funding to research management of a major crop pest in Africa

Posted on 06 April 2017 Dr William Kirk, Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious Global Challenges Research Fund Foundation Award.