A consortium of 18 UK universities including Keele has been awarded funding to accelerate the uptake of open research practices across the UK academic sector.

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Plastic pollution in freshwater lakes can become an established habitat for microscopic algae within just two weeks, according to new research.

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Keele researchers are set to work with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue to develop mental health support for older adults that can be delivered through the fire service, in an innovative new project.

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Scientists have measured thousands of nearby stars and far away galaxies that have never been identified before at radio wavelengths, while studying a galactic body that neighbours our own Milky Way galaxy – the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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New research from Keele University has highlighted the key challenges that workers in the social care sector faced during the first wave of Covid-19.

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A licensed drug normally used to treat abnormal levels of fatty substances in the blood could reduce infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) virus by up to 70 per cent, according to new laboratory research by an international team of researchers.

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Researchers, including a Keele University volcanologist, have discovered how the rise and fall of sea levels influence the likelihood of volcanic eruptions on the Greek island of Santorini.

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Researchers at Keele University have found that the attitudes of GPs, and having access to GPs, can play a crucial role for young people who self-harm in deciding whether to seek help.

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A Keele researcher has been awarded a prestigious grant to develop ways of improving the manufacture of an advanced nanoscale technology – quantum dots.

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A study led by Keele University aims to improve outcomes for pregnant women who are at a higher risk of complications due to a current or historical cancer diagnosis.

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A Keele University criminologist is calling for change in the behavioural management of children in Young Offenders' Institutions (YOI), as part of a study into the experiences of children going through the youth justice system.

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Researchers including a Keele University scientist have engineered an innovative approach to disable highly powerful genetic devices that control harmful insect populations.

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Improving sleep quality leads to better mental health, particularly reduced feelings of depression, anxiety, and stress, according to a major review led by a Keele psychologist.

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A Keele University psychologist and undergraduate student are exploring the attitudes of parents and caregivers towards the introduction of the chickenpox vaccination into the routine immunisation schedule for children, and whether they would support such a measure.

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The Keele Institute for Social Inclusion (KISI) is supporting Cheshire West and Chester Council to shape poverty-related policy through new research, which is set to be presented at an online showcase event.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has made more people vulnerable to modern slavery and caused an increase in worker exploitation and child labour around the world, Keele researchers have found.

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A Keele professor is part of a €5 million European research network designed to boost engagement with nuclear astrophysics research.

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At least half of patients recovering from depression will experience a relapse, but there are currently no evidence-based tools to help GPs or other healthcare professionals to identify those at high risk.

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A national team of researchers have called for immediate action to address a substantial level of under-representation in students in a new academic paper.

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A Keele researcher will embark on a two-year study to identify affordable treatments to help children living with spinal muscular atrophy

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A new study is exploring how the Covid-19 crisis has exposed gaps in the provision of fair working opportunities in the Midlands as the region looks to recover from the impacts of the pandemic.

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Keele researchers have reported promising findings in two new studies looking at methods to improve transplantation of stem cells for injury repair in the brain or spinal cord.

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Research led by a Keele Professor has identified significant disparities between patients from BAME backgrounds compared to white patients in the treatment they received for heart attacks during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A new study into dementia has identified markers which could help healthcare practitioners to understand how the disease progresses and improve treatment outcomes.

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A temporary breakdown of Earth’s magnetic field 42,000 years ago sparked major climate shifts that led to global environmental change and mass extinctions.

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A team of researchers have demonstrated how birds can "read" the Earth's magnetic signature to get back on course after losing their way.

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A major study of nearly 2 million heart attack patients has found that many who also had cancer were not offered a potentially life saving treatment, despite the fact it had major benefits.

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An international research team including Keele scientists has found that the common anticoagulant drug heparin inhibits the spike protein of the coronavirus, reducing the virus’ ability to attach to human cells and infect them.

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Scientists studying ocean temperature and sea level changes from thousands of years ago have said their data could be crucial to understanding climate change and improving projections of how our world may change due to global warming.

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New research has found that the number of people seeking support from their general practice for mental health problems or self-harm dropped by more than a third during the first UK national lockdown.

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