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Three winners get hot £1.1m prize in Geothermal competition

Posted on 22 December 2010 Three geothermal projects run by Keele University, Newcastle and Durham University and Cofely District Energy in Southampton have won a total of £1.1 million in funding from the Government’s Deep Geothermal Challenge Fund’s second round.
  

Masters in Professional Leadership and Management

Posted on 21 December 2010 A new Masters in Professional Leadership and Management Award, and associated Post Qualifying Award, in Social Work Leadership and Management (higher specialist and advanced) have been launched by Keele.
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Keele staff and students donate to help asylum seekers have a great Christmas

Posted on 14 December 2010 Staff and students from Keele University have donated grocery items make up parcels which will be distributed over Christmas amongst families seeking asylum.
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A ‘Heart of Diamonds’ for UK and US astronomers who find Carbon-rich Planet

Posted on 09 December 2010 A team of UK and US astronomers, including members of Keele University’s astrophysics group, has found the first carbon-rich planet, orbiting a star 1200 light years away.
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Live broadcast of Keele winter graduation ceremonies

Posted on 08 December 2010 Our Winter Graduation Ceremonies take place on Thursday, December 9, in the Chapel. These ceremonies will be broadcast via a live web stream.
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Keele University signs agreement with Santander

Posted on 08 December 2010 Keele University and Santander Universities have today signed an agreement that will set up support for students and researchers and enable the University to develop a variety of projects within the ‘Santander Universities’ scheme.
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Folic acid supplementation in pregnancy, DNA methylation and birth weight in newborn babies

Posted on 02 December 2010 A team of UK scientists has identified, for the first time, a link between changes in the DNA of newborn babies, folic acid supplementation during pregnancy, and birth weight.
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Social Work Masters in Professional Leadership and Management

Posted on 01 December 2010 A new Masters in Professional Leadership and Management (MPLM) Award, and associated Post Qualifying (PQ) Award, in Social Work Leadership and Management (higher specialist and advanced) have been launched by Keele University.
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The Theory of Culture and the Culture of Theory

Posted on 01 December 2010 Professor David Shepherd, Cultural Theory, will deliver the fourth lecture in the University's programme of Inaugural Lectures. The title of the lecture is “The Theory of Culture and the Culture of Theory”.
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Space expert explores threat to Earth

Posted on 30 November 2010 A space expert will explore the threat to Earth from asteroids when he gives a free public talk at Keele University to mark the launch of Staffordshire Physics Centre.
 

Find the perfect present at Keele's Christmas market

Posted on 30 November 2010 Get your Christmas shopping off to a flying start with the Keele University Students’ Union Christmas market next week.
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Zane Lowe opens refurbished KUBE Radio studio

Posted on 29 November 2010 Radio 1 DJ superstar Zane Lowe officially opened KUBE Radio’s refurbished studio during a visit to Keele University this month.
 

Green graduate programme highly commended in innovation awards

Posted on 29 November 2010 Keele's graduate placement programme Project Green was among those shortlisted for a Lord Stafford Award in the Open Collaboration category.
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New Indian food business launched thanks to funding from Keele University

Posted on 26 November 2010 A member of staff at Keele University is set to launch her own Indian food business thanks to an innovative funding scheme.
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Free vehicle checks for students

Posted on 24 November 2010 Students at Keele University will receive free vehicle checks as part of an initiative to educate them about safe driving in the winter.
 

Celebrate Christmas in style at Keele

Posted on 17 November 2010 Keele Conferences and Events is holding a number of celebratory events to help Staffordshire get into the Christmas spirit.
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Student enterprise schemes at Keele

Posted on 09 November 2010 Student Enterprise has welcomed 28 participants onto the SPEEDWM and EFS schemes at Keele University.
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Three Counties Art Exhibition Winners 2010

Posted on 09 November 2010 Artists from Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire have been praised for the quality of the work submitted for an open exhibition in Keele University Art Gallery.
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Keele University film festival to raise awareness of human trafficking

Posted on 09 November 2010 A film director is coming to Keele University as part of a festival raising awareness of human trafficking.
 

Globalisation: the educational challenges of human diversity

Posted on 01 November 2010 Professor Val Wass, Medicine at Keele, will deliver the third lecture in the University's programme of Inaugural Lectures for 2010/11. The title of the lecture is “Globalisation: the educational challenges of human diversity”.
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The Inner Temple Elects Academic Fellows

Posted on 01 November 2010 A Keele lecturer is one of four outstanding legal academics who have been elected Academic Fellows of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
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DJ Zane Lowe brings tour to Keele University

Posted on 28 October 2010 Top DJ Zane Lowe is to make his first appearance at Keele as he brings his DJ Hero 2 tour to the University.
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Murder mystery event at Keele Hall

Posted on 25 October 2010 Keele Conferences & Events is inviting you to take part in one of its most popular annual events, Murder at the Hall.
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Extraordinary Scholarship for Kenyan Pharmacy Student

Posted on 25 October 2010 A young Kenyan from a “humble background” is to be given the chance of a lifetime to study Pharmacy at Keele, thanks to a unique sponsorship scheme.
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Instability; making waves

Posted on 25 October 2010 Professor Jonathan Healey, Applied Mathematics at Keele, will deliver the second lecture in the University's programme of Inaugural Lectures for 2010/11.
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University plans for Keele village to be discussed at public consultation

Posted on 22 October 2010 Residents are invited to a consultation about plans to build high quality housing and a retirement community on the site of a university hall of residence.
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Secondary Teaching Taster courses

Posted on 22 October 2010 Three-day Secondary Teaching Taster Courses will be held at Keele University: 16-18 November 2010
 

Provisional Registration for Raven Mason Collection

Posted on 22 October 2010 The Raven Mason Collection housed at Keele University are proud to announce that the collection has been awarded Provisional Registration under the Museum Accreditation Scheme.
 

Jonathon Porritt to lecture at Keele University

Posted on 11 October 2010 Environmentalist Jonathon Porritt will be giving a public lecture on ‘Sustainable Communities’ at an Environmental Symposium event to be held at Keele.
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New campus and woodland walks leaflet

Posted on 11 October 2010
A new leaflet outlining guided walks at Keele University has been published.
 

£3 million refurbishment completes stage one of Keele student accommodation project

Posted on 07 October 2010 The latest stage in a major, multi-million pound project to refurbish the student halls of residence at Keele University has been completed a week ahead of schedule.
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New Inaugural Lecture Series at Keele, 2010/11

Posted on 30 September 2010 Professor Christine Roffe, Medicine, will give the opening lecture in the University's programme of Inaugural Lectures. The title of the lecture is “Stroke in Stoke and beyond”.
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Students get smart to beat burglars

Posted on 23 September 2010 Students at Keele University are getting smart to prevent burglars from raiding halls of residence.
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X-rays and Alzheimer’s: lighting the way forward for neurodegenerative disease research

Posted on 21 September 2010 Diamond Light Source takes a closer look at the research taking place at the synchrotron into the disease that is the most common cause of dementia and affects over 400,000 people in the UK.
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Keele Fencing Club en garde for Shakespeare

Posted on 16 September 2010 Members of Keele University’s fencing club have been training the Trentham Shakespeare Company in sword-fighting ahead of their production of Romeo and Juliet.
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Schooling in the 21st Century: The Key to Success

Posted on 15 September 2010 Keele University’s Centre for Successful Schools is celebrating its 21st anniversary with a day conference entitled “Schooling in the 21st Century: The Key to Success”.
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Keele University presents treat for brass band fans

Posted on 15 September 2010 One of the world’s leading brass bands is bringing its varied programme to Keele as part of the new concert season at the University.
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Keele University lecture series looks at ethics of organ transplantation

Posted on 15 September 2010 Keele University is set to hold a series of three public lectures looking at the ethics of organ transplantation.
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BJGP study highlights eight early symptoms of cancer

Posted on 01 September 2010 Eight clinical features that predict cancer at a high probability rate which could improve early diagnosis have been identified by Keele researchers writing in this month’s British Journal of General Practice.
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There is (still) too much aluminium in infant formulas

Posted on 01 September 2010 The aluminium content of a range of the most popular brands of infant formulas remains
high, researchers at Keele have found.
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World experts to run special Migraine Awareness Week event in Keele

Posted on 31 August 2010 Some of the world’s experts on migraine and headache will be at Keele University on Saturday 4 September to mark the beginning of Migraine Awareness Week 2010.
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College of Osteopaths team up with Team Fire and Ice GB

Posted on 31 August 2010 The College of Osteopaths is the official provider of osteopathy services to the British team of firefighters entering the international Race To The South Pole in 2012.
 

Keele among the best in the country for student satisfaction

Posted on 20 August 2010 Students at Keele have rated the University as one of the best in the country for satisfaction with their degree courses. The annual National Student Survey placed Keele at 11th for the quality of its courses.
 

Keele University lecturer promotes Ugandan writing

Posted on 10 August 2010 A Keele University lecturer has released a book promoting new Ugandan writers and their work.
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Keele University opens up historic campus for Heritage Open Day 2010

Posted on 04 August 2010 Keele University is to open up historic areas of its campus to the public as part of Heritage Open Days, a national annual event supported by English Heritage.
 

New Vice-Chancellor at Keele University

Posted on 02 August 2010 Professor Nick Foskett has taken up his position as the new Vice-Chancellor at Keele University.
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Effective Shared Care Agreement Toolkit Launched Online

Posted on 29 July 2010 A new online resource – designed to assist healthcare professionals in the local development of shared care agreements – has been developed by Medicines Management, Keele University.
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Project Green highly commended

Posted on 29 July 2010 Project Green, Keele University's Sustainable Business Programme to assist unemployed graduates back into work, was highly commended at the prestigious Green Gown Awards.
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Professor Dame Janet Finch retires from Keele University on July 31

Posted on 29 July 2010 Read the citation presented at the dinner to mark the retirement from Keele University of Professor Dame Janet Finch DBE, DL, AcSS.
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Stars just got bigger

Posted on 22 July 2010 Using a combination of instruments on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers have discovered the most massive stars to date, one weighing at birth more than 300 times the mass of the Sun.
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Keele Concert Band prepare for grand tour

Posted on 20 July 2010 Keele Concert Band is set to perform seven concerts in five countries as part of their 14th tour.
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New cell therapy treatment for osteoarthritis to be trialled

Posted on 14 July 2010 Cultured stem cells are to be used for the first time in the UK to treat the common joint condition of osteoarthritis, throwing a potential lifeline to millions of sufferers in the future.
 

Keele University Announces Honorary Degrees for Summer Ceremonies – July 2010

Posted on 05 July 2010 Keele University will award Honorary Degrees during this summer's graduation ceremonies to six people who have made outstanding contributions within their fields of expertise.
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Keele University produces its first qualified osteopaths

Posted on 23 June 2010 Sam Morris is one of the first osteopaths to qualify at Keele University after studying on the part-time BSc (Hons) Osteopathy programme.
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Raven Mason Collection Open Days at Keele

Posted on 23 June 2010 Keele University has announced a series of open days at the Raven Mason collection of ironstone ceramics, which is housed in Keele Hall.
 

Co-working event aims to spark inspiration

Posted on 18 June 2010 Freelancers and small business owners are invited to an innovative co-working event at Keele University Science and Business Park which aims to spark creativity and collaboration.
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Keele University Student of the Year

Posted on 17 June 2010 Keele University is delighted to announce that the 2010 winner of the prestigious Neil and Gina Smith Student of the Year Award is Darrell Simkins, a 23-year old student in Music and Educational Studies.
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Keele University is offering funded graduate placements over the summer.

Posted on 15 June 2010 Companies that have a project that could benefit from extra help over the summer can apply to Project FIT at Keele for graduate help.
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Are senile plaques, the characteristic pathological markers of Alzheimer’s disease, really spherulites?

Posted on 15 June 2010 A team of scientists from Britain and the United States believe they may have identified the true in vivo structure of the senile plaques that are characteristically found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Keele moves up Guardian university league table

Posted on 10 June 2010 Keele has jumped six places to 44th position in the Guardian university league table for 2011, which was published this week.
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Keele University & the College of Osteopaths

Posted on 10 June 2010 Keele University & the College of Osteopaths have organised an open event to give adults of all ages the opportunity to find out about changing to a more rewarding career.
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Graduates Green Up their CVs

Posted on 09 June 2010 Graduates in the West Midlands have been greening up their credentials, by undertaking environmental placements with companies from various sectors through Project Green at Keele University.
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Medical Summer School

Posted on 09 June 2010 Keele University Faculty of Health is holding a Medical Summer School on Wednesday 30th June 2010 for Year 12 students.
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Time Team-style geophysics used to hunt for hidden canal boat in Burslem

Posted on 08 June 2010 A Keele University lecturer and his research team are set to use Time Team-style geophysics to find a barge buried when a canal was filled in almost 50 years ago.
 

Keele University chef wins top vegetarian award

Posted on 28 May 2010 A Keele University chef has been recognised as a rising star of vegetarian cuisine in a major culinary competition.
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University plans for Keele village to be unveiled at public exhibition

Posted on 28 May 2010 Plans to build high quality housing and a retirement community on the site of a university hall of residence are to be unveiled at a public exhibition next week.
 

KUBE Radio 24-hour charity broadcast 2010

Posted on 27 May 2010 Keele University’s award-winning student radio station, KUBE Radio, will be holding its third annual 24 Hour Charity Broadcast on June 1.
 

Keele University apprentice among best in the region

Posted on 26 May 2010 A Keele University employee who moved from the kitchen to the sports field has been named a finalist in the West Midlands Apprenticeship Awards 2010.
 

Keele Drama Society set to stage open-air Merchant of Venice

Posted on 26 May 2010 Keele Drama Society is set to stage an open air production of one of William Shakespeare’s histories next week.
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From boys to men: New research on domestic violence

Posted on 25 May 2010 Keele researchers are to lead a major new research study on what can be done to stop more young men becoming perpetrators of domestic violence in later life.
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Prestigious national award for Keele academic

Posted on 25 May 2010 Professor Chris Main, Professor of Clinical Psychology (Pain Management) at the Arthritis Research UK National Primary Care Centre at Keele University, has been awarded the 2010 British Pain Society Medal.
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Interested in starting your own business?

Posted on 25 May 2010 Students, recent graduates and staff of Keele University are being offered between £4,000 and £8,000 to help them turn their entrepreneurial ideas into real businesses.
 

Award is sweet music for Keele student Jess

Posted on 17 May 2010 Enterprising Keele University student Jess Bell has been awarded £2,000 to help provide opportunities for young people in the music industry.
 

Keele University Announces New Vice-Chancellor

Posted on 04 January 2010 Keele University has announced that Professor Nick Foskett, currently Dean of the Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Southampton, will take up the appointment of Vice-Chancellor at Keele on August 1, 2010.
 

Keele festive market raises £2,000 for Douglas Macmillan Hospice

Posted on 05 January 2010 The Christmas market held at Keele Hall raised more than £2,000 for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.
 

Overturning the myths of Thatcherism

Posted on 07 January 2010 A new book by two British business academics offers a controversial new take on Margaret Thatcher's 11-year reign as Prime Minister.
 

OBE for Keele pharmacy professor Alison Blenkinsopp

Posted on 08 January 2010 Professor Alison Blenkinsopp, Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours for services to healthcare.
 

The Myths of Ageing

Posted on 12 January 2010 Myths surrounding ageing will come under the spotlight at an annual lecture aiming to promote the integration of psychosocial approaches with new technologies in medicine.
 

Fit for the Future - new graduate internship scheme

Posted on 19 January 2010 Keele University has launched a new graduate internship scheme in the West Midlands. Project FIT, the Future Industry Training programme, will be a boost for employers and provide graduates with work experience.
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Higher opioid dose linked to overdose risk in chronic pain patients

Posted on 19 January 2010 Researchers exploring the risk of overdose in patients prescribed opioid painkillers for chronic pain have strongly associated the risk with the prescribed dose.
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Keele awarded almost £1million to create Health Innovation & Education Cluster

Posted on 19 January 2010 Keele University has been awarded almost £1million to create a Health Innovation & Education Cluster to be based on the Staffordshire and Shropshire health economy.
 

A new dawn for the Keele Earth and Space Observatory

Posted on 29 January 2010 Keele University’s historic observatory has been refurbished in a major transformation designed to open up the natural sciences to a wider audience.
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Distinguished Lecture in Economics at Keele

Posted on 02 February 2010 Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, Sir John Gieve, will deliver the 2010 Annual Distinguished Lecture in Economics at Keele University. The talk, on Tuesday, 2 February 2010, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, in the Chancellor’s Building at Keele, is titled “The return of complexity - economic policy after the financial crisis.”


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Project Green offers new skills opportunities to graduates

Posted on 02 February 2010 Keele University’s ground-breaking placement initiative Project Green, which has placed 70 graduates into West Midlands based companies – is now recruiting for its March intake.
 

Go Green Week at Keele University

Posted on 05 February 2010 Keele University is holding an awareness week to celebrate its commitment to environmental good practice.
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Keele students raise funds to help Haiti’s Earthquake Appeal Fund

Posted on 09 February 2010 Keele students have raised more than £250 for disaster relief in Haiti with a fundraising cake sale in the University chapel.
  

Get a taste of university life with Keele’s two-day course

Posted on 09 February 2010 Sixth formers or college learners interested in getting a taste of university life are invited to a two-day course at Keele University.
 

KUBE Radio hosts national student radio training day at Keele University

Posted on 16 February 2010 Keele University’s award-winning student radio station, KUBE Radio, has hosted the Student Radio Association’s national training day.
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Keele University to hold Sport Relief Mile

Posted on 18 February 2010 Keele University is to take part in one of the UK’s biggest fundraising events by holding a fun run to raise money for charity.
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Put pen to paper at the Keele University writing retreat

Posted on 22 February 2010 Budding writers of poetry and fiction are invited to take part in a week-long retreat run by four established authors and poets.
  

Sociology BITES: What is sociology for…?

Posted on 24 February 2010 Keele University’s School of Sociology and Criminology is offering a FREE post-16 conference between 10-3 on March 17th 2010 to explore sociology research by national and international experts.
 

Anthology to promote new Nigerian writing

Posted on 24 February 2010 New writing from Anglophone authors in Nigeria is featured in an anthology edited by a Keele academic.
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KEELE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS QUEEN’S ANNIVERSARY PRIZE

Posted on 25 February 2010 Keele University was presented with a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education by The Queen and Prince Philip at a special honours ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
 

Parents should be allowed to choose future children’s sex, argues ethics expert

Posted on 26 February 2010 A bioethics expert has argued that parents should be allowed to use selective reproduction to choose their future child’s gender and to screen out serious disease and disability.
 

Three Counties Photography Competition Winners 2010

Posted on 05 March 2010 Photographers from Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire have been praised for the excellent quality of their work submitted for the Keele University Art Gallery Three Counties Open Photography Competition
 

POETRY SUPERSTAR AT KEELE UNIVERSITY

Posted on 05 March 2010 The Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, will be giving a public reading of her work at Keele University on Tuesday, 16 March, 2010.
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Aluminium adjuvants in vaccinations: How do they really work?

Posted on 10 March 2010 An imminent publication in Trends in Immunology by a leading researcher in the bioinorganic chemistry of aluminium, Dr Christopher Exley, The Birchall Centre, Keele University, has now gone some way to giving the fullest possible explanation of how aluminium adjuvants work in boosting the immune response to vaccination.
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Cities under the spotlight with new Keele University course

Posted on 15 March 2010 Keele University has launched a new postgraduate degree examining the contemporary city in local, regional and global contexts.
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Materials for Industry - Derek Birchall Award Symposium at Keele University

Posted on 18 March 2010 A symposium to celebrate the contribution of the late Professor Derek Birchall to industrial materials research and the inaugural award of a new Royal Society of Chemistry award will take place at Keele University on 31 March 2010.
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Postgraduate open evening at Keele University

Posted on 18 March 2010 Keele University is to hold an open evening to promote the innovative range of postgraduate programmes available in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
 

African Institute appoints Keele academic in double first

Posted on 19 March 2010 A Keele University academic has been named as the first female director of a prestigious African research institute.
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Summer school in social gerontology at Keele University

Posted on 19 March 2010 Keele University is to host a summer school focusing on the study of ageing and late life.
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Discovering New Planets – Inaugural Lecture at Keele

Posted on 22 March 2010 Professor Coel Hellier, Astrophysics at Keele University, will give the last lecture in the University's programme of Inaugural Lectures for 2009/2010, on Tuesday, 30 March. The title of the lecture is “Discovering new planets".
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BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS

Posted on 29 March 2010 BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS - A one-day course designed to give a detailed introduction to those attracted to this hobby.
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Keele Students' Union wins silver award at Sound Environmental Impact awards

Posted on 07 April 2010 Keele University Students’ Union has picked up a silver award in a national scheme recognising environmental action among students.
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Salters’ Festival of Chemistry at Keele University

Posted on 09 April 2010 Students from Staffordshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire schools will enjoy a fun-filled day of chemistry at the Salters' Festival of Chemistry to be held at Keele University.
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Parliamentary hustings to be held at Keele University

Posted on 15 April 2010 Members of the public and university students will have the opportunity to question candidates for the Newcastle-under-Lyme constituency at parliamentary hustings at Keele University on April 30.
  

Award winning poet at Keele

Posted on 26 April 2010 Award winning poet Michael Symmons Roberts will give a public reading of his work at Keele University on Monday 10 May at 7.30pm.
 

Dennis gets on his bike to raise money for sport charity

Posted on 06 May 2010 Dennis Bourne, duty manager at Keele's sports centre, is set to pedal from Brussels to London to raise money for the sporting charity Right To Play.