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Top Prize for Paper

Posted on 21 December 2012 Dr Nick Forsyth, Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, collaborated on a paper which has won the runner-up prize for paper of the year in one of the leading aging journals; Aging Cell, which is published by the Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
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UK India Education and Research Initiative Successes

Posted on 20 December 2012 Keele has been incredibly successful in bids to the UK-India Education and Research Initiative securing five awards and boosting the University's broader internationalisation and social responsibility agenda.
 

Research Institute for Social Sciences hosts joint book launch

Posted on 13 December 2012 The Research Institute for Social Sciences hosted a joint launch last week in the Claus Moser foyer to celebrate books by three of its members.
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Russia Today Interview for Keele Academic on Government Decision

Posted on 20 December 2012 Professor Peter Styles, School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, has been in demand in the national and international media following the Government's decision to give the go-ahead to resume fracking in the UK.
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Health information is too complicated, experts warn

Posted on 07 December 2012 New research into health literacy levels across England has shown that health information is too complex and that 43% of people aged between 16 and 65 years are unable to effectively understand and use everyday health information.
 

British Women of Outstanding Achievement

Posted on 10 December 2012 Professor Alicia El Haj, Director of the Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine was shortlisted for the 2012 Women of Outstanding Achievement Award for leadership and inspiration, presented by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, at the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
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New Analytical Techniques for Keele's Biomedical Research Laboratories

Posted on 19 November 2012 Keele's research institute for Science and Technology in Medicine (ISTM) has invested £39,000 in the latest Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) equipment, coupled to Thermal Desorption (TD) capability, to support the future work of new lecturer Dr Wen-Wu Li, and his clinical and lab-based collaborators.
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Keele Research in British Neuroscience Association Bulletin

Posted on 12 November 2012 Research conducted in Dr Divya Chari's laboratory at the Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine has been featured this month in the biannual bulletin of the British Neuroscience Association - described as the 'Voice of British Neuroscience Today'.
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Conjoint Professor at New South Wales University

Posted on 26 October 2012 Professor Sue Read, Nursing and Midwifery, is now conjoint professor at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

This will enable Sue to continue to build upon her research links; share her academic expertise through undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching teaching/education; and develop collaborative research in conjunction with international colleagues.
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What to do about hate

Posted on 26 October 2012 Dr Bill Dixon has been in South Africa this week, where, together with a leading South African academic working on 'hate crime', and a constitutional lawyer actively involved in litigation in this increasingly significant area, he organised a panel discussion on 'What to do about 'hate'? State responses to crimes of prejudice'
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NI Assembly talk on fracking

Posted on 26 October 2012 Professor Peter Styles has had a busy spell, speaking at the Northern Ireland Assembly's All-Party Group on Science and Technology Debate on Fracking at the Parliament Buildings, Stormont; as a keynote speaker at the UK Shale Gas Forum in London
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Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship

Posted on 26 October 2012 Analytical chemistry student, Hannah Moore has returned from a six-week Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to America. The aim of her Fellowship was to research hydrocarbon work on insects using a Data Analysis in Real Time (DART) instrument, splitting her time between cuticular hydrocarbon work in insects and forensic entomology.
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A Little Act of Kindness

Posted on 22 October 2012 A documentary performance entitled 'A Little Act of Kindness' has taken place in the New Vic Theatre, marking the final phase of the AHRC-funded 'Exploring Personal Communities: A Review of Volunteering Processes'.
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Cell-IQ enables high quality cell images

Posted on 12 October 2012 embers of the Research Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine (ISTM) based at the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry have taken delivery of a Cell-IQ microscope with the additional capability to photograph cells over time in a controlled environment.
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Imperialism, Narrative and the Environment

Posted on 12 October 2012 Dr Anthony Carrigan, Research Institute for the Humanities, this week co-ordinated a workshop on the core research theme of ecological imperialism at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich.
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Magneticfun Network gets started at Keele

Posted on 12 October 2012 The first meeting of a new European-funded Marie Curie Training Network took place at Keele this week. The objective of the Network is to train a group of young scientists from all over Europe in working with magnetic nanoparticles and applying them in chemistry and biomedicine.
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Keele Research hits national headlines

Posted on 12 October 2012 Research headed by Professor Christopher Exley, of The Birchall Centre, Lennard-Jones Laboratories, hit the national and international headlines today. Professor Exley was also interviewed on BBC 5 Live
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Who do you think you are?

Posted on 12 October 2012 Dr Gary Kelsall, Co-Programme Director for Media, Communications and Culture, helped Coronation Street actor Bill Roach uncover his family history on BBC1's 'Who Do You Think You Are'.

 

Keele criminologists on the airwaves

Posted on 11 October 2012 Keele criminologists have been in demand on the airwaves this week.

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AHRC Funded Workshop on Personal Communities

Posted on 11 October 2012 Professor Mihaela Kelemen and Dr Anita Mangan, Keele Management School, hosted an AHRC-funded workshop on Personal Communities.

The full-day event featured invited speakers from Essex, Teeside, Keele and Warsaw universities, as well as a presentation from Sue Moffat, Director of New Vic Borderlines.
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Plans to use Medical Research Award

Posted on 02 October 2012 Keele has set out its plans to use a £30,000 Centenary Award from the Medical Research Council for the benefit of newly-recruited scientists and medics at the start of their independent research careers.
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Metals and the amyloid cascade hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on 18 September 2012 New research could explain why some people with senile plaques do not suffer from dementia.
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Sharon George tals about methane emissions in the Arctic

Posted on 24 September 2012 In an exclusive interview to the Voice of Russia Dr Sharon George talks about methane emissions in the Arctic.
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Stafford MP visits malaria research teams at Keele University

Posted on 12 September 2012 Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy has visited Keele University to find out more about their ground-breaking research into malaria.
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Violent video games can ease pain

Posted on 07 September 2012 Research released today by Keele University shows that playing a violent video game can give people a better tolerance for pain.
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Keele lecturer wins national prize from Arthritis Research UK

Posted on 20 August 2012 The 2012 Arthritis Research UK prize in physiotherapy has been awarded to a lecturer from Keele University for his research aiming to improve the way people with back pain are managed and treated.
 

Bill Dixon talks on BBC Radio Stoke about the recent rioting in the Country

Posted on 17 August 2012 Bill Dixon talks about the recent rioting in the Country. The programme can be listened to via this link (the programme starts at 2.01 minutes into the show)
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Publication of Novel by Joe Stretch

Posted on 14 August 2012 Article in the Observer 5.8.12 regarding Joe Stretch's publication of his third novel entitled 'The Adult'
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Article on athletes with prosthetic limbs available on BJSM Blog

Posted on 14 August 2012 Article entitled "Do athletes with prosthetic limbs have an unfair advantage over able bodied athletes?" written by Abhishek Chitnis, a 3rd year medical student is available on BJSM Blog
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Rousseau in Wootton - British Art Journal Article

Posted on 23 July 2012 The latest edition of The British Art Journal (vol. XIII, no. 1) includes an article co-written by renowned Staffordshire sculptor Simon Manby and Keele philosopher Stephen Leach, who is an Honorary Fellow of the Research Institute for Social Sciences.
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Innovative workshops a hit with novice programmers

Posted on 16 July 2012 A series of novel workshops developed to introduce and encourage an interest in computer programming are being conducted as part of a research project taking place at Keele.
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Urban wind turbine could transform city landscape

Posted on 05 July 2012 A prototype for a brand new design of wind turbine that will generate electricity in urban areas, potentially revolutionising the renewables industry, has been installed for the first time in the UK at Keele University.
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'Ages and Stages' Exhibition opens

Posted on 09 July 2012 This week saw the official opening of the 'Ages and Stages' Exhibition which is on show to the public at the New Vic Theatre until July 21st. Over tea and homemade cakes, a hundred people who have been involved with the Ages & Stages research project gathered at the theatre to mark the occasion.
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Religion in the digital age - New York Conference

Posted on 09 July 2012 Dr Elizabeth Poole (Media, Communications and Culture) presented a paper at the annual conference for the Media and Religion Network (CRESC, Open University).
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British Neuroscience Association Abstract Competition Winner

Posted on 09 July 2012 Stuart Jenkins, a final year PhD student in Dr Divya Chari's laboratory at the Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, won a British Neuroscience Association (BNA) abstract competition and was invited to give an oral presentation at the Bioengineering and Neuronal Remodelling meeting held in Manchester this week
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BBC Midlands Today - potential heating source

Posted on 02 July 2012 Professor Peter Styles talks on BBC Midlands Today (26-06-12) about underground energy sources inside Stoke mines
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New Spectrophotometer benefits two lecturers' research

Posted on 29 June 2012 The purchase of the latest Spectrophotometer by the Research Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine in April has enabled two Keele lecturers to undertake a series of new experiments.
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Keele Students Capture Life Stories

Posted on 29 June 2012 Psychology students from Keele have been working with residents from Beaumaris Court, in Newcastle, to capture their tales of wartime, childhood and other personal experiences.
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BBC Politics Show

Posted on 29 June 2012 Dr Bill Dixon, School of Sociology and Criminology, had a busy day of media engagements last Friday.
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Article in The Telegraph in which Professor Alicia El Haj talks about stem cell work at Keele

Posted on 18 June 2012 Professor Alicia El Haj talks about stem cell work at Keele
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Johnathan Parker invited speaker at research methods seminar

Posted on 01 June 2012 Dr Jonathan Parker, SPIRE, was an invited speaker at Making Methods Matter, a seminar to showcase innovative ideas for the teaching of research methods in politics and international relations at the University of Southampton.
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Keele Team at International Clinical Trials Meeting

Posted on 01 June 2012 The European Medicines Agency held its annual International Clinical Trials meeting in London.

A major focus of this year's event was on findings from the PREDICT consortium, which carried out an EU funded research programme across Europe looking at the exclusion of older people from clinical trials.
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Chris Phillipson keynote speaker at international conference

Posted on 01 June 2012 Professor Chris Phillipson was the key note speaker at the Australian National Community Care Conference held in Adelaide.
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Postnatal Depression Scale

Posted on 18 June 2012 The July edition of the The Scientific American - Are you depressed? will include details about the Postnatal Depression Scale developed by John Cox et al
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New Electrophysiology facilities for cellular engineering

Posted on 01 June 2012 Four members of ISTM's neuroscience research group based in the Huxley Building have together designed and purchased a new set of Electrophysiology equipment, enabled by a commitment of £11,230 Higher Education Funding Council capital funds from the Faculty of Health.
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Peter Styles keynote speaker at BSG conference

Posted on 01 June 2012 Peter Styles, Professor of Applied and Environmental Geophysics, Applied & Environmental Geophysics Research Group, School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, was a keynote speaker at a conference on "Managing Risks and Exploiting Development & Resource Opportunities from Mines & Minewater"
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Keele Mass Spectrometry Workshop Looks Forward

Posted on 01 June 2012 A workshop on Mass Spectrometry, bringing together scientists using variations on the technique throughout the University, was held at Keele this week.
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The enigma of IRAN

Posted on 01 June 2012 Naveed Sheikh, Lecturer in International Relations in School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, spoke this week to members of the Stone Rotary Club on "The Enigma of Iran: Seeking Sanity, Stability and Security in Troubled Time".
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Keele University Observatory celebrates its 50th anniversary

Posted on 15 May 2012 Keele University Observatory celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special programme of talks, followed by a 'sun and star party'.
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Institute of Science & Technology invests in the latest imaging equipment

Posted on 25 May 2012 Fifteen members of the Research Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine (ISTM) now have access to the latest imaging equipment for their experiments, thanks to £45,000 committed from the Faculty of Health's HEFCE capital funds and ISTM's EPSRC Doctoral Training Account.
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Oliver Harris delivered keynote address to Underground Conference, Istanbul

Posted on 21 May 2012 Oliver Harris, Professor of American Literature, delivered the keynote address to open the "Underground" Conference at Koç University, Istanbul.
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Two cultures or co-evolution

Posted on 21 May 2012 The Research Institute for Humanities hosted the interdisciplinary conference Two Cultures or Co-Evolution? Science and Literature 1800-Presentlast Saturday
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Article in InPharm concerning Therapeutics Plus

Posted on 29 May 2012 Article in Inpharma dated 23 May 2012 which cites Therapeutics Plus (a web based learning resoure targeted at non medical prescribers). Therapeutics Plus was developed by Prescriber, NPC Plus and Keele University.
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Robert Ladrech participated in workshop in Vienna

Posted on 21 May 2012 Professor Robert Ladrech participated in a two-day workshop in Vienna on 'European Democracy and the Role of Euro-Parties'.
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David Amigoni invited to speak at archive inauguration

Posted on 11 May 2012 Professor David Amigoni, English and Research Institute for Humanities, was an invited speaker at an event to mark the inauguration of the Reminiscence Theatre Archive at the University of Greenwich.
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Why are the low paid always with us? Inaugural lecture

Posted on 11 May 2012 Professor Carole Thornley, Keele School of Management, this week delivered the latest lecture in the University's series of professorial Inaugural Lectures for 2011 – 2012.
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Bridging the Gaps Networking Lunch

Posted on 04 May 2012 The Bridging the Gaps (BTG) Initiative held another successful cross-disciplinary networking meeting this week.
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PMR Multidisciplinary Study Day

Posted on 04 May 2012 The Primary Care Sciences Arthritis UK Primary Care Centre, in collaboration with staff from the School of Health and Rehabilitation, hosted a successful interactive workshop focusing on non-pharmacological management options for managing Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
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ISTM Postgraduate Research Symposium

Posted on 27 April 2012 The Research Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine held its annual Postgraduate Symposium at the Medical School Dinwoodie Lecture Theatre this week, featuring over 20 talks on individual projects for PhD, MPhil and DM degrees, plus a range of posters.
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Chris Phillipson gave key note address at active ageing conference

Posted on 27 April 2012 Professor Chris Phillipson, Professor of Applied Social Studies and Social Gerontology, gave the keynote address to a conference on Active Ageing held in the Flemish Parliament in Brussels as part of the European Year of Active Ageing and Intergenerational Solidarity between Generations.
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Prestigious Nature Journal Publication for ISTM PhD Students

Posted on 27 April 2012 Final year PhD students, Kiren Yacqub-Usman and Cuong Duong, were delighted to learn that their submission: The pituitary tumour epigenome: aberrations and prospects for targeted therapy has been accepted for publication in the journal Nature Reviews Endocrinology. The journal is in the top 3% in the field of Endocrinology.

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National STEM Conference Presentations

Posted on 27 April 2012 Dr Craig Adam and Dr Jamie Pringle, both School of Physical Sciences and Geography, separately presented their Higher Education Academy (HEA) funded projects at the 1st National STEM Conference, held in Imperial College London.
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Leverhulme Trust Director Visit

Posted on 26 April 2012 Keele hosted the Director of The Leverhulme Trust, Professor Gordon Marshall, and his colleague Andreas Heiner, yesterday.

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Can children resist the subconscious advertising allure of Cheryl Cole?

Posted on 24 April 2012 New research demonstrates that by the age of 12 children are wise to advertisers’ use of celebrities on their choice of brands, but paradoxically, they are still under their influence at a subconscious level.
 

Keele in strategic international alliance in regenerative medicine

Posted on 20 April 2012 Biodesign, a major collaboration initiative funded by the 7th framework programme of the European Commission, has held its 'kick-off' meeting in Stockholm with the aim of developing methodologies using functional materials potentially with stem cells, and growth factors, to encourage the body to heal itself.
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Keele Academic invited to speak at international conference

Posted on 24 April 2012 Professor Matthias Klaes, Keele Management School, was invited to speak as an honorary participant in a session on 'Economics and Reality' at the XIII International Conference on Economic and Social Development in Moscow.
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Keele Scientist co-authors major national report on fracking

Posted on 20 April 2012 Professor Peter Styles, Applied and Environmental Geophysics Research Group, School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, hit the headlines this week after he jointly authored a report on the controversial gas extraction method, fracking, which triggered two earth tremors near Blackpool last year.
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Falklands War Podcast

Posted on 24 April 2012 On the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War, Helen Parr, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, recorded a podcast for BBC History magazine.
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A STAR IS BORN - INAUGURAL LECTURE

Posted on 20 April 2012 Professor Robin Jeffries, Astrophysics, this week gave the latest lecture in the University's series of professorial Inaugural Lectures for 2011 – 2012.
 

Why are the low paid always with us?

Posted on 19 April 2012 Professor Carole Thornley, Keele School of Management, will ask: "Why are the low-paid always with us?", when she delivers the latest lecture in the University’s series of professorial Inaugural Lectures for 2011 – 2012.
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Listening to your favourite music boosts performance

Posted on 18 April 2012 Whether you like classical, death metal or skiffle, listening to your own choice of music could improve your enjoyment of taking part in competitive sports and improve performance.
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Keele Academic interviewed by Newsround as part of news item on fracking

Posted on 18 April 2012 Peter Styles was interviewed as part of an news item on Fracking that was featured on BBC Newsround on Tuesday 17 April 2012.
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More effective back pain treatment could reduce NHS bill

Posted on 05 April 2012 Findings from a major trial into the management of back pain, run by the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University,will be shared at a one-day conference at Keele.
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A star is born - inaugural lecture

Posted on 03 April 2012 A leading astrophysicist at Keele will question whether we are alone in the Universe when he delivers the latest lecture in the University’s series of professorial Inaugural Lectures for 2011 – 2012.
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Top Research appointment for Primary Care Director

Posted on 30 March 2012 Professor Elaine Hay, Director of the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele, has been appointed as an NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) Senior Investigator.
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Keele links with Vietnamese University

Posted on 30 March 2012 Professor Bill Farrell, Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine (ISTM), has been appointed Honorary Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Technology at the TUAF University in Vietnam.
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Article in Cornwall Guardian oultining the verdict on death of Carole Cross

Posted on 10 April 2012 Article in Cornish Guardian detailing verdict on the death of Carole Cross. Professor Chris Exley gave key evidence at the inquest regarding aluminium and its effect on the human body
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In memory of Claude Debussy

Posted on 30 March 2012 Professor Kelly has returned to the University after participating in two international events in honour of the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy's birth
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Elevated SAP in Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on 27 March 2012 Recent evidence has suggested that SAP is elevated in Alzheimer’s disease and a team of researchers from Keele has shown that physiologically-significant concentrations of SAP promote the deposition of amyloid beta under conditions approaching those found in vivo.
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Dementia report reveals majority of family carers dissatisfied with support

Posted on 26 March 2012 As the Government announces plans to invest £66million in dementia research, a leading Keele academic is calling for better support and advice for carers who are looking after relatives with dementia.
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Professor Chris Exley talks about Camelford and aluminium and its effect on the human body

Posted on 19 March 2012 Article in Mail Online dated 14 March in which Professor Chris Exley talks about Camelford and aluminium and its effect on the human body
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Saving the Large Blue

Posted on 16 March 2012 Dr Falko Drijfhout, head of the chemical ecology group in the School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, pictured, with Dr Sue Shemilt and Sheffield University researchers, Stephen Martin and Rhian Guillem, have developed a fast, cheap and reliable technique that vastly improves the chances of successfully reintroducing the endangered large blue butterfly to the UK.
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US JOURNAL CLUB RECOGNITION FOR KEELE RESEARCH

Posted on 12 March 2012 Four members of Keele's Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine are authors on a research paper that has been selected as a feature article by the US Clinical Chemistry Journal Club programme.
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KEELE ASTRONOMER ON INTERNATIONAL PANEL OF EXPERTS

Posted on 12 March 2012 Keele astronomer, Dr Joana Oliveira, has been invited as an international expert onto the panel selecting applications for facility time at the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
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Professor Chris Exley talks about Camelford and aluminium and its effect on the human body

Posted on 09 March 2012 Article in the Daily Telegraph (5 March) in which Chris Exley talks about Camelford and aluminium and its effects on the human body.
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JAPAN SOCIETY FOR PROMOTION OF SCIENCE VISIT TO KEELE

Posted on 12 March 2012 The Director, Professor Kozo Hiramatsu, and International Programme Coordinator, Polly Watson, and Yuta Matsuo and Ryoko Kaga, from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) visited Keele to hold a funding programme information event.
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Keele software expertise goes global

Posted on 24 February 2012 A research team based in Keele's School of Computing and Mathematics are currently conducting a two-year EU-funded project, aimed at producing evidence-based risk management guidelines for global software developers.
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Benchmarking ICTs In Health

Posted on 24 February 2012 Professor Michael Rigby, Emeritus Professor of Health Information Strategy, has attended an invitational meeting at the OECD headquarters in Paris.
 

Keele astrophysicist in discovery of solid buckyballs in space

Posted on 23 February 2012 Astronomers using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have, for the first time, discovered buckyballs in a solid form in space - this new work was led by Professor Nye Evans of Keele University.
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Sheffield GP indicates he'd like to see GPs to use the Start Back Tool developed by Keele University for patients presenting with back pain

Posted on 17 February 2012 Article in Essentials Magazine (February 2012 p68-69)entitled "can personality affect your back pain" in which a Sheffield GP states "I'd like to see GPs look for these flags by using the Start Back tool, developed by Keele University"
 

Keele Astrophysicist in discovery of solid buckyballs in space

Posted on 22 February 2012 Article appearing on NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory website regarding discovery of solid buckyballs in space in which Professor Nye Evans is quoted.
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Article in 'Pulse' highlighting report prepared by Keele academics for NHS West Midlands on prescribing atorvastatin

Posted on 22 February 2012 Article in 'Pulse' highlights a report on drug efficiencies prepared by academics at Keele University for NHS West Midlands outlining that by switching to prescribing atorvastatin could lead to fall in price by 95%

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Keele professor awarded prestigious NIHR Professorship

Posted on 15 February 2012 A Keele professor is one of eight of the UK’s most promising leaders in medical health research to be awarded a National Institute for Health Research professorship.
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Keele Geologist featured in 'Science' Magazine

Posted on 10 February 2012 Keele geologist Dr Ian Stimpson is featured in the news section of the current edition of 'Science' magazine for his project to photograph a rock for every day for 2012.
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Review by Keele Researcher published in Nature Cancer Reviews (Feb 2012)

Posted on 10 February 2012 Nature Reviews Cancer has published a review by Professor Gwyn Williams, ISTM and Life Sciences and Professor Farzin Farzaneh, Rayne Institute, King's College, London, on the emerging importance of non-coding RNA molecules in cancer development and therapy.
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Article published in The Globe and Mail, Canada on swearing in which research by Keele researchers is cited

Posted on 10 February 2012 Article entitled 'Is cursing really such a big deal anymore' published in The Globe and Mail, Canada (on-line) quotes the findings of research undertaken by Richard Stephens on swearing.
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Article by Bulent Gokay published in Public Service Europe (on line)

Posted on 10 February 2012 Article published in Public Service Europe (on-line) by Bulent Gokay concerning Turkey's economic, social and political transformation
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Inaugural Lecture by Professor Gordon Hamilton

Posted on 09 February 2012 Inaugural lecture by Professor Gordon Hamilton, entitled "Sex pheromones of male insects and disease control" on Tuesday 7 February 2012 in Westminster Theatre, Chancellor's Building, Keele Campus commencing at 6pm.
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Lifetime achievement award for Keele Psychologist

Posted on 03 February 2012 The British Psychological Society has awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Chris Cullen, Professor of Clinical Psychology at Keele and Director of Psychological Services for North Staffordshire NHS.
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Dr Alex Lamont appointed editor of the journal 'Psychology of Music'

Posted on 03 February 2012 Dr Alexandra Lamont, Psychology, has started a five-year term as Editor of the journal Psychology of Music. The journal, published by Sage, in association with the Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research, has grown significantly in submissions, readership and citations in recent years.
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Interview on BBC Radio on research into involuntary childless older men

Posted on 03 February 2012 Robin Hadley, PhD student, discussed his research on involuntary childless older men on BBC Radio Manchester.
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Research into ageing symposium

Posted on 03 February 2012 More than 60 members of staff from various faculties this week attended the first Bridging the Gaps supported workshop on Ageing at the Sustainability Hub.
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Keele staff appointed as members of INVOLVE

Posted on 27 January 2012 Ms Carol Rhodes, Patient and Public Involvement Co-ordinator, and Dr Pam Carter, Research Fellow (User Involvement), Arthritis Research UK National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, have been appointed as members of INVOLVE.
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Keele Stars on BBC2 Stargazing Live

Posted on 24 January 2012 Keele's planet-hunting research had a starring role on the BBC's "Stargazing Live" programme with Brian Cox on Wednesday.
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Research Fellowship for Keele Lecturer

Posted on 24 January 2012 Dr Anthony Carrigan, Lecturer in English, School of Humanities, has begun a five-month research fellowship at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), Munich.
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Stem Cells offer new hope for hearing loss

Posted on 24 January 2012 Article in Daily Telegraph, Times of India, 28 December 2011 - Dr Dave Furness talks about Keele research to 'grow' new cells in the ear to combat hearing loss.
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Peter Styles comments in the Guardian on the process to release natural gas from shale rock

Posted on 20 January 2012 Article published in the Guardian in which Professor Peter Styles comments on the controversial process to release natural gas from shale rock
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Scientists' exchange with China

Posted on 20 January 2012 Two years ago ISTM began an exchange of researchers with Tsinghua and Sichuan Universities in China, funded by a European grant award to Dr Nicholas R Forsyth and Professor Alicia El Haj.
 

Keele Observatory - Stargazing Live

Posted on 17 January 2012 Keele Observatory will open its doors to the public this week as part of the BBC2 Stargazing Live 2012 events.
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New planets discovered

Posted on 13 January 2012 Keele astrophysicist, John Taylor, has had an article published in Nature on the discovery of two new planets. The discovery is of a new family of planets, which orbit a pair of stars rather than a single one, called circumbinary planets.
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Earthquake hits Stoke on Trent

Posted on 13 January 2012 Professor Peter Styles comments on Stoke earthquake on BBC News Stoke and Staffordshire website
 

Astrophysicists win facility time

Posted on 13 January 2012 Keele astronomers have been awarded observing time at international observatories
 

Wellcome Trust Visit to Keele

Posted on 13 January 2012 Dr John Williams, Head of Clinical Activities in Neuroscience and Mental Health at the Wellcome Trust in London, gave a talk this week at the Medical School outlining the latest developments in biomedical research funding and the Wellcome Trust's latest strategy, followed by an extensive question-and-answer session.
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Keele astrophysicist comments on discovery of new planets

Posted on 13 January 2012 Article in Wall Street Journal, Discovery News 13.1.12 - An Otherworldly Discovery in which Keele astrophysicist, John Southworth is quoted.

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Telegraph features cell stem work

Posted on 13 January 2012 The research of Dr David Furness, School of Life Sciences, into stell cells that could help combat hearing loss associated with old age, has been featured in the Daily Telegraph
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Osteoarthritis: patient observation in the community

Posted on 11 January 2012 Professor George Peat, Professor in Clinical Epidemiology, will deliver the latest lecture in the University’s series of Inaugural Lectures for 2011-12.
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How does television affect children?

Posted on 10 January 2012 Researchers at Keele are currently looking for interested parents and their young children to take part in research aiming to answer this question.
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Engineering Cells to Grow Tissue

Posted on 06 January 2012 Professor Alicia el Haj talks about harnessing human cells to repair tissue damage and treat disease
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Are sleeping pills mother's little helper?

Posted on 03 January 2012 Article in Daily Mail, 3 January 2012 entitled 'Are sleeping pills mother's little helper?' in which a study undertaken by Keele University in 2007 is cited
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Funding opportunities for Keele Humanities and Social Sciences postgraduate students

Posted on 21 December 2011 Keele University's Research Institutes for Humanities and Social Sciences have announced funding opportunities for postgraduate students for 2012-13.
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Managing the risks of Fraccing

Posted on 13 December 2012 Professor Peter Styles, School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, gave the inaugural UCD Earth Institute Public Seminar at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin on 'Managing the Risks of Fraccing for Shale Gas extraction'.
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50 years of creativity at Keele

Posted on 03 December 2012 Miroslav Spasov, Senior Lecturer in Music, and Sarah Watts, bass clarinet performer and PhD student at Keele, have returned from Brazil where they visited four well-established universities
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Organisation Studies Network Seminar

Posted on 18 June 2012 An Organisation Studies Network Seminar, held in the Clau Moser Research Centre, was part of the 2011-12 programme of presentations, arranged by the Culture, Organisation and Markets group, within the Research Institute for Social Sciences.
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From Greed to Sustainability

Posted on 18 June 2012 A symposium and book launch entitled: 'From Greed to Sustainability? The Corporation in an Era of Responsibility', which took place in the Claus Moser Research Centre, explored the contribution of two recent books by Dr Gordon Pearson, Keele Management School.
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Sorin Baiasu 'Behind the Mic'

Posted on 18 June 2012 Dr Sorin Baiasu, Reader in Philosophy and Philosophy Programme Director, was interviewed by Kenny Jones, for the 'Behind the Mic' show on Talk Radio Europe, about the morality of politics.
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BBC Politics Show

Posted on 18 June 2012 Professor Andrew Dobson, SPIRE, has made two media appearances recently.
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"The Patient with Arthritis" - Inaugural Lecture

Posted on 18 June 2012 Professor Andy Hassell, Medicine, delivered the last lecture in the University's series of professional Inaugural Lectures for 2011-12.
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New Pyrosequencing Facility for Keele

Posted on 18 June 2012 The Research Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine has purchased a new Pyrosequencer to replace the existing one at the Guy Hilton Research Centre, which has been a mainstay of several research projects over the last ten years.
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EASEBACK Trial mentioned on Chartered Society of Physiotherapists webpages

Posted on 18 June 2012 The EASE BACK trial is mentioned on the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists News Webpages
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Keele Academic Leads British Library Debate

Posted on 18 June 2012 Professor Chris Phillipson led a public debate in the British Libary on the theme of 'Growing Old: Something to Fear or Celebrate'.
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Late Life Creativity and the New Old Age

Posted on 25 May 2012 The second research workshop arising from the AHRC-funded network, 'Late-Life Creativity and the New Old Age: arts & humanities and gerontology in critical dialogue', was held at King's College, London, last week.
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Baby GAGA SAGA Workshop

Posted on 30 March 2012 The Gender, Sexuality and Law research group (Centre for Law Ethics and Society) hosted a workshop, The Baby Gaga Saga, on Monday 26 March, which was inspired by the recent media brouhaha around the Baby Gaga (later Baby Goo Goo) ice-cream, created by London?s Icecreamist, using human breast milk.