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A project exploring the legacy of a Staffordshire town's once booming textile industry has found fibres preserved in lake sediment.

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Professor Zoe Robinson on why COP27 matters

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COVID - the large viral elephant in the room that no-one wants to talk about.

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Keele University has been announced as a partner in a prestigious medical research centre that will develop and improve care for people with cancer, liver and heart disease

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Professor Krysia Dziedzic explains how Keele's Impact Accelerator Unit works with patients and healthcare professionals to get research embedded in clinical practice.

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A project designed to help more people in Stoke-on-Trent to get to grips with digital technologies is concluding with a commitment to do more.

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Keele University researchers are working with a leading charity to investigate how musculoskeletal pain can affect people’s health and quality of life – to make healthcare services better suited to serve their local populations.

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The real-world impact of Keele University’s growth and regeneration programmes has been judged as being among the best in the country in the second Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF).

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Keele University has climbed to its highest ever position in a prestigious ranking of UK universities.

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A ceremony will be held today to commemorate the 80-year friendship between Stoke-on-Trent and Lidice in the Czech Republic.

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A widening participation programme led regionally by Keele University has been nominated for a prestigious award in the “Oscars” of Higher Education.

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Nominations are now open for an innovative Keele University awards ceremony celebrating the best of business and enterprise in Staffordshire.

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A Keele Professor has contributed his expertise for a new Government paper on the health impacts of Covid-19.

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Keele University has played a crucial role in devising a new set of guidelines to help local authorities tackle the climate emergency.

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Keele researchers have helped launch a “Good Work Charter”, a framework designed to improve opportunities and access to decent work for people in the Midlands.

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Dr Marty Lynch and Dr Ross Wilkie were invited to discuss their research into healthy working ages, as part of a Government review into State Pension Age.

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Keele University has been ranked by students as being the best in the UK in the nationwide Student Crowd Awards.

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Refugees from around the world have been engaging with their new community in a football tournament on Keele’s campus which aimed to break down barriers and improve their integration.

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New state-of-the-art facilities have been opened on campus to help students on a pioneering new course in Keele University’s School of Allied Health Professions.

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Keele Business School has been awarded the Small Business Charter Award in recognition of its commitment to supporting small businesses, student entrepreneurship, and the local economy.

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Researchers have developed a new framework for GPs to help them better support patients who are suffering distress associated with persistent pain.

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Findings from a Keele University study into the real life “Great Escape” have helped bring the story to life in a new play at the New Vic Theatre.

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A state-of-the-art “sim family” form the centrepiece of an innovative new healthcare training facility on the Keele University campus.

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Keele University’s role as a centre for outstanding, world-class research has been reaffirmed today in the UK-wide Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

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Keele University’s School of Medicine has been ranked No.1 in the UK in the Planetary Health Report Card for the second year running.

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Keele University has been chosen to host a prestigious widening participation conference, featuring distinguished guests and educational leaders from all four UK nations.

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A new programme to help local businesses and entrepreneurs to harness the potential of data and digital technologies has been launched by Keele University.

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A pioneering renewable energy park at Keele University producing up to 50% of the campus’ electricity has been officially opened at a ceremony this week.

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Keele University has launched a new scholarship scheme in response to the Ukraine crisis, which will provide over £1m in financial support to refugees or those with similar status in the UK.

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Keele University has named James Timpson OBE as its next Chancellor.

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Researchers at Keele University are part of a new project which will investigate the impact of long Covid on ethnic minority groups in the UK.

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A not-for-profit organisation set up by a former Keele University student is celebrating its third anniversary – having helped thousands of aspiring young medical students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Keele University researchers are working alongside Lincolnshire Police to explore how ‘dash cam’ technology can be used to reduce road offending and improve road safety.

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A special service led by former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams was held last weekend to commemorate 60 years of friendship between Keele University and Neil ‘Nello’ Baldwin.

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A research team led by Keele University is working to improve understanding and care for children with musculoskeletal pain in their joints and muscles.

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Keele University has partnered with a local NHS trust to set up a new imaging suite for training the next generation of clinicians.

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New research has linked two types of less-often prescribed diabetes drugs with lower chances of potentially fatal heart problems in people with type 2 diabetes without established heart disease.

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A fifth Covid-19 vaccine has been authorised by the UK’s independent medicines regulator following clinical trials hosted by a local NHS trust in partnership with Keele University researchers.

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Keele’s first cohort of student paramedics have begun their first placements with West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust (WMAS) as part of their degree.

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Keele University is leading a new programme designed to support and foster the creation of a new hydrogen economy in the Midlands.

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Information released by the universities regulator Research England has highlighted the contribution that Keele University is making to the levelling up of the local area.

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