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.
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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.