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.

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Study reports dramatic rise in self-harm among teenage girls

Posted on 19 October 2017 A recent study using anonymised data from 600 general practices has found a 68% rise in reports of self-harm in girls aged between 13 and 16, from 2011 and 2014.

Keele professor leads international policing project

Posted on 04 October 2017 Keele University’s Professor Clifford Stott has helped launch a major police training programme in Ukraine that aims to underpin reforms to policing in the country.
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Study settles debate over giving stroke patients routine oxygen

Posted on 26 September 2017 A national trial involving more than 8,000 patients has revealed that giving oxygen to stroke victims makes no difference to their recovery or chances of survival.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.