The number of cancer patients admitted to hospitals with cardiovascular diseases has risen by almost a quarter (23%) in the past decade, according to new research led by Keele University.

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Jacco Van Loon, astronomer at Keele University, writes for Curious Kids in The Conversation.

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David Law, Academic Director: Global Partnerships, Keele University, writes for The Conversation.

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The risk of heart attacks and strokes temporarily increases in the four months after a gout flare, according to new research co-authored by a Keele Professor.

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Young people with learning or thinking differences are being "criminalised" by the education system and youth offending services because of procedures that isolate and harm them, new research by Keele University suggests.

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An award-winning playwright has hailed the ‘special’ relationship between the New Vic Theatre and Keele University – and the positive impact it has on the health and wellbeing of the local community.

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Activist Carry Somers described receiving an honorary degree from Keele as an "exceptional moment" in her life.

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Tributes have been paid to an esteemed academic and former Registrar at Keele University, who has died aged 88.

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The President of the Law Society of England and Wales said finding out she had been offered an honorary degree from Keele University brought "tears to her eyes."

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The former President of the Royal Economic Society believes Keele’s graduating students can make important contributions to tackling the “huge number of challenges” in society, and making the world a better place to live.

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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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When Kate Douthwaite left college at 18, she thought her journey in education had come to an end.

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Dr Tolu Olarewaju from Keele Business School writes for The Conversation.

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An international student has spoken of her pride at graduating from Keele University, after seizing her opportunities at Keele and in the wider community.

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A philanthropist and environmental campaigner has said it was a “wonderful surprise” to receive an honorary doctorate from the University that his grandfather founded, and where he himself studied as an undergraduate.

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Keele’s former Chancellor, who has spent his life championing sustainability and environmental responsibility, has urged graduating students to get involved in tackling the climate emergency.

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Astronomers at Keele are creating the largest ever map of previously hidden galaxies.

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An international team of researchers led by Keele University have discovered a potential new drug that could be used to reduce infection spread of Covid-19 and other emerging viruses.

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The first extra-solar planet looked at by NASA’s new $10-billion flagship James Webb Telescope was discovered by Keele University.

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Bentley Motors has improved its utilisation and understanding of advanced data analytics within the business, thanks to a three-year collaboration with Keele University.

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A delegation from the Department of International Trade in the UK and India have visited Keele to learn more about the University's pioneering work in sustainability, and the potential for investment in the Midlands region.

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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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Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) at Keele University has been ranked among the Top 10 in the UK in this year’s Complete University Guide, climbing four places from last year.

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Forensic Science at Keele University has been ranked among the Top 10 in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2023.

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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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Researchers at Keele University have found new evidence of how deaf infants and those with normal hearing process visual information differently during their early learning.

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Distinguished individuals from the fields of environmentalism, fashion and journalism are among those set to receive honorary degrees from Keele University this summer.

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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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Urgent action is needed to clear the backlog of people with a common heart condition who are waiting for lifesaving treatment, according to research co-led by a Keele Professor.

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Former members of the Armed Forces who have committed crimes face a complex dance of disclosure when it comes to deciding whether to reveal their military past, new research has suggested.

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Burnout among primary healthcare workers in poorer countries is ‘substantial’ and putting patients’ safety at risk, new research by Keele University has found.

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James Timpson OBE has been officially installed today as the new Chancellor of Keele University.

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Pioneering healthcare research from Keele University and its local NHS partners has been commended in a successful night at a regional awards ceremony.

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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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Professor Aristotle Kallis writes on the 80th anniversary of the Nazi atrocity.

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Professor Trevor McMillan, Vice-Chancellor of Keele University, has been awarded an OBE for services to higher education in the Queen's Jubilee Birthday Honours.

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Social media posts published during the early stages of a pandemic could be used to help inform future public health campaigns, such as using real-time screening of people's emotions to shape healthcare agencies’ messaging, according to a new study.

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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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A new study co-authored by Keele scientists has found the majority of UK litter is made up of plastic, and the most common items discarded into the environment are drinks bottles and cans.

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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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Research by experts at Keele University into the policing of Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstrations in a major American city will be used to help police forces across the United States and beyond prevent peaceful protests turning into riots in the future.

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Matthew Lancett from Stoke on Trent talks about his career in medicine, and how Keele prepared him for life at Old Trafford.

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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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A team of Keele University researchers has found that steroids need to be used for longer than previously thought in the treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica, which may lead to an increase in unwanted side effects.

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Dr Tolu Olarewaju writes for The Conversation.

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Research at Keele University into debilitating medical conditions has been ranked as some of the best in the country in the UK-wide Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

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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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The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will visit Keele University as one of many stops on its final journey through England this summer, as the full route is revealed.

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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’s outgoing Chancellor has said he is sad to have reached the end of his tenure with the University, saying he has learned a huge amount during his time in office.

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The families of young people who self-harm need more support to deal with the impact it has on their own mental health and relationships, according to a new study led by Keele University.

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Dangerous elements like lead are present in concentrated levels in UK churchyards, new research has found, presenting a potentially major problem for surrounding communities.

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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 Keele graduate is pursuing her passion for the environment working with the University's sustainability team.

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A Keele academic has received his third Keele degree at this year’s postponed graduation ceremonies.

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The managing director of a renowned Staffordshire theatre has urged Keele’s graduates to embrace their creativity, no matter what their academic discipline or career path.

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A prominent academic and equalities campaigner has returned to Keele University this week to accept an honorary doctorate in recognition of her work to change public policy in Wales.

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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 pair of identical twins have graduated from Keele University on the same day with the same degree – and now they’re both fulfilling their lifelong dreams of being teachers.

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A Keele University alumna has said she is excited and honoured to return to her former campus to accept an honorary degree.

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The owner of Port Vale Football Club described the timing of her honorary degree from Keele University as a welcome distraction from the twists and turns of the club’s promotion push.

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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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One of the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) leading lawyers has spoken of her pride at receiving an honorary doctorate from Keele – 17 years after she graduated from the University’s School of Law.

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An inspirational Keele University student is one of thousands of graduates celebrating in the University’s biggest-ever graduation week in its 73-year history.

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A prominent environmental scientist has encouraged Keele’s graduating classes to take a leading role in the “next revolution”, with the climate at its heart.

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The leader of a local NHS trust has said he is humbled to receive an honorary doctorate from Keele University, and praised the partnership between the two institutions.

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A mother and daughter are celebrating graduating together from Keele University – after studying exactly the same nursing degree.

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Thousands of Keele students from across two final year cohorts are gathering this week to take part in the university's biggest-ever graduation week in its 73-year history.

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Biocomposites, based on Keele University’s Science and Innovation Park, has been honoured with two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for Innovation and International Trade - one of only seven organisations nationally to achieve two Queen’s Awards in 2022.

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Professor Sorin Baiasu writes for The Conversation

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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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Distinguished individuals from the fields of law, sustainability and media are among those to receive honorary degrees from Keele University.

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

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Thousands of Keele students from across two final year cohorts will be gathering this month to take part in the University’s biggest-ever graduation week in its 73-year history.     

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Adopting a novel planting technique known as “push-pull farming” can help massively reduce crop losses to pests and improve food security in sub-Saharan Africa, new research has found.

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Steroid injections can provide an effective means of treating patients with arthritis in their hip, according to the largest study of its kind ever conducted.

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More than 1,000 women from the local area have helped a research team develop a new tool to help clinicians diagnose spinal fractures in osteoporosis patients.

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Keele University has announced the appointment of a senior healthcare leader as its new Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council.

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Geothermal energy can provide enough power to serve the current and future needs of some of the world’s megacities, according to new Keele research.

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Three commonly prescribed statins are best placed to lower ‘bad’ types of cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes, according to a new study.

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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 new study led by researchers at Keele University, and funded by the British Heart Foundation, has found that patients with unexplained chest pain are at an increased risk of suffering a heart attack later in life.

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Keele University researchers have found that swearing can increase self-confidence and risk-taking behaviour, as well as boosting physical strength.

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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 Keele University lecturer has received a prestigious award from the Prime Minister to honour his work campaigning for animal welfare and changes to the law surrounding pet theft.

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Youth justice practitioners are spending less time on the front-line helping youngsters and more on paperwork because of conflicting narratives from different Government departments.

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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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Dr Gabriella Legrenzi writes for The Conversation.

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Anti-speeding campaigns campaigns rarely – if ever – acknowledge the fact that many drivers simply find speeding inherently enjoyable. But acknowledging this could make anti-speeding campaigns more effective, according to new research.

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A range of alternative offer schemes have been launched at Keele University to remove barriers and promote access to higher education.

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A new study has found that people ‘moralised’ anti-social and non-compliant behaviours associated with the pandemic, such as failing to social distance from others or meeting with a friend in a park.

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A diagnostic tool used by clinicians to predict risk of mortality in heart attack patients is less effective in ethnic minority patients and may result in inappropriate treatments being prescribed, according to new research.

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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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A team of researchers led by Dr Pensée Wu, senior lecturer at Keele University’s School of Medicine, have found that women who conceive with assisted reproductive technology such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are at a higher risk of vascular and pregnancy complications.

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Mosquitoes can learn to actively avoid pesticides after being exposed to a near-fatal dose, new research suggests.

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Dr Jacco van Loon writes for The Conversation's Curious Kids segment.

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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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Age-associated conditions such as osteoarthritis pose a huge barrier to people remaining healthy and in work for longer, according to new research.

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A new partnership between Keele University and leading global education provider Navitas has officially opened its doors to give international students new opportunities to access higher education.

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Releasing genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild could provide a promising strategy for tackling malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research.

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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 University’s Medical School has joined the Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) - a group of over 270 organisations worldwide that are committed to understanding and addressing global environmental change and its health impacts.

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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 has been judged among the best institutions in the country for protecting and aiding wildlife after receiving a gold accreditation as a Hedgehog Friendly Campus.

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A team of Keele University researchers are calling for safer pain medicine prescribing in patients with inflammatory arthritis and urge a change in the way that pain in patients with this condition is treated.

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Two degree programmes at Keele University are among the first in the country to be accredited by a prestigious scientific body.

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Keele University PhD student Elliott Lancaster has received two prestigious national accolades for his services to education and the community.

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Policies to extend working lives and raise state pension age may fail under the current conditions for work in the UK, new research suggests.

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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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Forensic science experts from Keele University have contributed their expertise to research helping to find thousands of missing people in Latin America.

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Scientists from Keele and Cardiff Universities have discovered new links between the breakdown in brain cell development and the risk of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders.

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Professor Lydia Martens is embarking on a new study to examine how storytelling can be used to promote environmental awareness and connect humans with nature.

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Dr Jamie Pringle, Dr Vivienne Heaton, and Dr Kris Wisniewski, write for The Conversation UK.

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Keele University's world-leading research in healthcare, natural sciences and technology will be taken to the next level thanks to a new high-performance computing facility.

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Professor Brian Doherty writes for The Conversation UK.

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Dr Jacco van Loon writes for The Conversation's "Curious Kids" segment.

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Keele University has launched a new campus-based Master of Business Administration (MBA) course.

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Keele’s Vice-Chancellor has welcomed the approval of a new £13 million Institute of Technology (IoT) for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

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Two new short courses will be developed by Keele University for professionals who are looking to upskill in the fields of data, AI, and sustainable development, after the university secured funding from the Office for Students (OfS).

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Keele University Day Nursery has received an “outstanding” Ofsted rating following a recent inspection.

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A Keele University researcher is lending her expertise to a new project that will help increase digital inclusion and reduce isolation within local communities in Stoke-on-Trent.

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A team of researchers including anatomy experts from Keele University have published new research investigating whether it was anatomically possible for an infamous, brutal Viking ritual to be carried out as described, which could support any discussions as to whether it is likely to have taken place.

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Dr Heidi Fuller and Luke John Murphy write for The Conversation

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Dr Gabriella Legrenzi writes for The Conversation.

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Keele academics have continued to share their expertise, research, and good news all around the world through media engagement this year. Here, we take a look back at some of the highlights from 2021.

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Senior leaders from Keele University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery have paid a heartfelt tribute to the Keele-trained nurses and midwives working in the NHS as they prepare for another hard winter amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Keele University has launched new undergraduate and postgraduate courses in cyber security to train a new generation of professionals in how to combat online threats.

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A Keele University professor has been named as a Fellow of the Queen’s Nursing Institute in recognition of her significant contribution to nursing.

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A Keele University professor has secured a prestigious human rights research fellowship at Oxford University.

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Keele University has been judged as a “First Class” university in an assessment of its environmental and ethical impact.

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Professor Tomoya Obokata has conducted his first official mission abroad in his role as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery.

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Professor Coel Hellier writes for The Conversation.

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Since graduating in 1981, alumnus Mike Tipton has spent 40 years studying the body’s responses to adverse environments, publishing over 600 research papers and books as well as contributing to drowning prevention campaigns that have been seen by over 50 million people.

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A project led by a Keele University professor to improve digital pathways to treatment for patients with low back pain, has secured funding from the NHSX Adoption Fund.

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Dr Jacco van Loon writes for The Conversation's Curious Kids segment.

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A Keele University professor is co-leading a research team aiming to improve mental health in tuberculosis (TB) patients by developing a new psychological treatment.

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A project to map out secret WW2 bases on British soil has taken another step forward thanks to a £30,000 National Lottery Heritage Fund grant.

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A team of academics from Keele University has been named the winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Team Prize for Excellence in Higher Education.

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A brand-new Master’s degree designed to address a skills shortage in a highly specialised field of healthcare has been launched at Keele University.

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A stylish, multifunctional new space providing catering, social, and learning areas has been officially opened in the heart of Keele University’s campus.

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Keele's Professor Zoe Robinson writes about her experience at COP26 in Glasgow.

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A top Government adviser has praised the outstanding quality of Keele’s health and social care research and the strong links with NHS and care partners during a visit to the School of Medicine.

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New research has found that people who have had Covid-19 have an increased risk of mental illness, fatigue, and sleep problems.

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A change in BMI after retiring from competitive sport could contribute to lower back pain in retired Olympic athletes, according to a new study led by a Keele University researcher.

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Keele University hosted a series of sustainability-themed events over the last two weeks as part of its own COP26 Festival event, engaging with over 500 local leaders, businesses, staff, students, school children, and residents.

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Keele University welcomed local students to its campus this week to learn more about sustainability as part of the Keele COP26 Festival.

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Keele University has joined more than 1,000 universities and colleges around the world in pledging decisive action to reduce its carbon footprint, as the crucial COP26 climate summit in Glasgow takes place.

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Since graduating with a degree in Medicine from Keele in 2018, Sajan Khullar is pursuing a career in paediatric medicine at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

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Former professional footballers who headed the ball frequently may suffer from an increased risk of neurodegeneration, according to new research.

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A new study has been published which has found that children’s library books do not accurately represent the diversity of the UK population.

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A Keele Professor has received a prestigious career award for his work in cardiovascular research and medicine spanning over thirty years.

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After applying to Keele through clearing, Ken Andersen shares how his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Maths and Physics propelled his career in neutron science research which has taken him around the world.

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Keele Students’ Union’s Co-op store has been chosen as one of just six nationwide - from over 2,500 branches - to be rebranded as Co-op26, in recognition of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) which takes place in Glasgow this month.

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A Keele student was invited to 10 Downing Street this week to mark his success in making the finals of a prestigious international competition.

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Keele University research on environmental storytelling as an approach to tackle urban air pollution is being showcased as part of the British Academy’s Being Human Festival 2021.

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Dr Gabriella Legrenzi from Keele Business School writes for The Conversation UK

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Luke Jerram’s popular art installation, GAIA, is set to be installed on the Keele University campus this November.

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Dr Tolu Olarewaju from Keele Business School writes for The Conversation UK

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Keele University is training the next generation of paramedics with the launch of a brand new course in its School of Medicine.

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Keele University will host a series of sustainability-themed events to coincide with the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in November.

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A common variation in a specific gene could make home kidney dialysis treatments less effective for some patients, leading to worse outcomes and even death in some cases.

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After graduating with a degree in Neuroscience and Biochemistry in 2011, Abid  Taluquedar  went on to pursue a career in  audiology, and  has worked in  places from  Harley Street  to  the Great Ormond Street Hospital. Now,  having launched his own  clinic  - London Audiology - he  reflects on his  time at Keele  and how it set him on his path to helping people hear.

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Keele University has increased its renewable energy generation ten-fold during September thanks to the installation of 12,500 solar panels on the new campus Low Carbon Energy Generation Park.

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Dr Sharon George from Keele's School of Geography, Geology and the Environment writes for The Conversation UK

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A Keele University PhD candidate is one of just two students in England to be shortlisted as a Top 10 Finalist for a prestigious global student award.

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Law at Keele University has been ranked among the Top 200 in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2022.

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Students from the Harper and Keele Veterinary School have started their new academic year in a brand-new facility at Keele University.

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Researchers have successfully trialled an intervention which can prevent the onset of depression and loneliness amongst the most vulnerable in society.

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A new partnership between Keele University and a leading global education provider will give international students new opportunities to access higher education.

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As featured on BBC News, over 75% of cancer patients involved in a study at Katharine House Hospice in Stafford say their mental health has been given a boost thanks to a virtual reality research project by a local filmmaker, in partnership with Keele University researchers.

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A Keele University Professor has won a prestigious award from the Institution of Engineering Designers for his work to provide engineering solutions relating to healthcare during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A Keele astrophysicist has spoken of the importance of international collaboration at a recent summit organised by the United Nations.

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An upcoming exhibition will highlight work by artists from around the world created to support vital Keele University research into global health.

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Professor Dominic Janes from Keele's School of Humanities writes for The Conversation

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An international study led by Keele University’s Emeritus Professor Michael Rigby has assessed the factors that influenced how different countries’ responses affected early control of Covid-19.

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A Keele criminologist has played a crucial part in a new national campaign to reduce the number of uninsured drivers.

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A new Greggs store is now open on the Keele University campus.

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Keele University has joined a scheme which aims to enhance and safeguard the quality of the UK’s teaching and learning delivery abroad.

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As we look ahead to the new academic year, it’s a perfect time to reflect on the events and achievements of the Keele community in 2020/21.

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A Keele University professor has been named as a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in recognition of her significant contribution to nursing.

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A Keele University researcher is co-developing a new project to give support to male NHS frontline workers - particularly those who have experienced emotional and mental health problems due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Medicine at Keele has been ranked 4th in England in this year’s Times Good University Guide.

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The Universities of Keele, Birmingham and Warwick have formed a consortium to become part of an NIHR-funded body working to improve public health through research.

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A Keele University Director is running this year’s London Marathon to raise money for the hospital charity that helped her daughter.

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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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Energy generation is now underway at the new Low Carbon Energy Generation Park on the Keele University campus, marking an important milestone in Keele's journey to become carbon neutral by 2030.

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A Keele University scientist has received a prestigious award from a national charity to improve methods of detecting prostate cancer earlier, which will improve outcomes for patients.

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A team of researchers have discovered a class of drug candidates which may be effective in treating triple-negative breast cancer, a type of cancer which does not respond to mainstream therapy.

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A Professor from the Harper and Keele Veterinary School has been appointed as the new Chairman of a Government board advising ministers on animal health and welfare issues.

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Blending hydrogen into the natural gas network is a viable and promising strategy for vastly reducing CO2 emissions, a pioneering trial has shown.

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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 University’s School of Medicine is welcoming 15 additional students this academic year as part of a national scheme led by the Department for Education (DfE).

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A new Co-op store has been officially opened at Keele University’s Students’ Union, following an opening ceremony on campus.

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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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Keele University has secured funding of £910,000 as part of the Government’s new Turing Scheme, which will facilitate opportunities for Keele students to study abroad.

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A Consultant Professor in Regenerative Orthopaedics has been appointed by leaders at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) and Keele University.

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Dr Tom Kingstone and Professor Lisa Dikomitis write for The Conversation UK.

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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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Keele University has secured nearly £1m in Government funding to implement an ambitious decarbonisation scheme on campus which will save 241 tonnes of CO2 every year.

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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 new app has been launched by an international team of scientists including Keele’s Professor Toby Bruce, to support farmers across Africa to use innovative, environmentally friendly techniques for evading crop pests.

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A study led by Keele University researchers has identified a range of potential triggers which may lead to acute flares of knee pain in adults with, or at risk of, knee osteoarthritis.

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A new study of patients who suffered blood clots in the brain following Covid-19 vaccination provides data to help clinicians diagnose and treat this rare but dangerous condition.

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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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Over 70 students from Keele University’s Business School have worked alongside local charities to support their recovery from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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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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Keele University’s Professor Ian Cumming OBE is leading the response to Covid-19 for the UK’s fourteen overseas territories including Gibraltar, the Falkland Islands, and Bermuda in his role as UK Ambassador for Health of Overseas Territories during Covid-19.

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Keele University has climbed impressively in a university ranking based purely on student reviews, ranking 5th out of all universities in the UK and winning five awards in total.

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Ofsted inspectors have praised Keele’s approach to apprenticeship delivery after a recent monitoring visit, with the University’s apprenticeship provision being commended for making “significant progress” across all three inspection themes.

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Construction is now underway on the latest Innovation Centre on Keele University’s Science and Innovation Park, which is set to open in 2022.

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Social work at Keele has been ranked among the Top 10 in England in the Complete University Guide 2022.

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We are delighted to announce that medical student Jenna Volpert has won our prestigious Student of the Year award for 2020/21.

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A new UK-wide study aims to improve healthcare and outcomes for pregnant women who have two or more active long-term health conditions.

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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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Keele University researchers have completed the first phase of trials for treatments which aim to improve outcomes for stroke survivors that are learning to walk again.

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A Keele researcher who is also a practising GP has been named as a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in recognition of his significant contribution to general practice.

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The Keele Policing Academic Collaboration (KPAC) is working with Transport for London (TfL) to analyse passenger behaviour during incidents in order to understand the impact that this can have on public safety during evacuations.

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Keele University’s Professor Pauline Walsh has been appointed as the new Convenor of a collaborative partnership to improve health across the Midlands.

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Keele University has been ranked among the Top 10 universities in England (broad-based public institutions) for overall Student Satisfaction in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS).

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A Keele University Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project will use neuroscience to develop marketing strategies with a local IT consultancy.

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A study led by a Keele scientist has given researchers a greater understanding of the mating behaviour of a devastating African crop pest, which will help them to develop better methods of pest control and management.

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Keele University’s School of Medicine has been recognised as one of the best in Europe for rheumatology research.

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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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Nursing and Midwifery at Keele has been ranked in the Top 10 in England in the Complete University Guide 2022, with a perfect score of 100% for graduate prospects.

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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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Keele has been recognised as the top university in the world for sustainability at a prestigious awards ceremony celebrating sustainability in higher education.

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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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Elliott Lancaster, a PhD student at Keele University, has this week received a prestigious Diana Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to society.

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Medicine at Keele University has been ranked among the Top 5 in England in the Complete University Guide 2022.

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Keele’s Dr Gavin Miller has won a prestigious prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) for his groundbreaking research in carbohydrate chemistry.

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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 Professor is part of a new consortium leading research into the psychosocial mechanisms of chronic pain.

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International students arriving at Keele University for the 2021/2022 academic year will be able to receive a support package worth up to £2000 to enable them to travel from their home country to the Keele campus and get settled in safely and easily.

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Keele University has retained its ranking of No.1 in England for Forensic Science for a third consecutive year, in The Complete University Guide 2022, thanks to excellent graduate prospects, high research intensity, and research quality.

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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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Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham has been recognised for her contribution to improving the lives of people with mental illness.

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Researchers are calling for changes to working culture and conditions for junior doctors in the UK after their new research has highlighted a lack of access to clinical and emotional support.

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Keele University’s Dr Daniel Allen has played an important role in the development of a national charity’s pet theft awareness campaign.

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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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A Keele psychologist was invited by Princeton University to contribute to a meeting with international colleagues to discuss changes to the methods used to study, research and teach psychology.

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An alumna of Keele Business School is going from strength to strength in her career after achieving the joint highest score in the world in a professional qualification exam.

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Experts from Keele University have worked alongside a national policymaker to develop new learning resources to train healthcare professionals.

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Extra meals have been donated to homeless people across the region thanks to Keele University’s partnership with a local homelessness service.

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Keele University's Professor Clifford Stott has been awarded an MBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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Almost 1,200 Keele University students have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic on campus this week.

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New research led by Keele University will investigate how rehabilitated hedgehogs behave when released back into the wild.

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Dr Katie Szkornik, Dean of Education for the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Keele University, has been appointed as a panel Chair as part of Advance HE’s transformation of the Athena Swan UK Charter.

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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 steering group chaired by Keele’s Vice Chancellor has helped to secure £23.6 million in funding from central government to improve communications, infrastructure and connectivity in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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A major smart energy project in Rugeley involving Keele University has taken a major step forward with the demolition of the town's former cooling towers.

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A young author has published her debut novel thanks to support from the government-funded Higher Horizons programme, which is led by Keele University.

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The work of artists from Staffordshire, Cheshire and Shropshire will once again be available for the public to enjoy online this year.

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The installation of 12,500 solar panels at Keele University has started this week, as part of a major low carbon energy project supporting the University’s pledge to be carbon neutral by 2030.

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Keele University is supporting Universities UK’s economic and social recovery campaign to help people and businesses recover from the wide-ranging damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A fleet of Zwings e-scooters are now available to rent on the Keele campus as part of the Department for Transport and Staffordshire County Council’s e-scooter trials.

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Hundreds more local organisations are set to benefit from increased access to world-leading expertise and resources, following an expansion of Keele University’s exclusive business support programmes.

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A Keele University student has produced a film documenting how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of staff and residents of YMCA Crewe, as part of a Student Knowledge Exchange internship

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A student studying on Keele Business School’s MBA course has been named ‘Learner of the Year’ in the North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust REACH Awards 2021.

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An international team of researchers led by Keele University has discovered elemental metals in the brain for the first time.

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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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To mark International Clinical Trials Day, Keele University’s Clinical Trials Unit have offered their profound thanks to the thousands of participants who have contributed to vital medical trials at the University over recent years, and especially over the last 12 months during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Minister for Climate Change praised Keele University‘s sector-leading work on sustainability and developing new green energy solutions in a visit to campus today marking exactly six months until COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference that will be held in Glasgow in November.

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Keele University’s Medical School has been ranked first in the UK in the 2021 Planetary Health Report Card - a student-led initiative which aims to introduce climate change and sustainability into medical school curricula.

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Keele’s Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham has shared her expertise with a national charity to help older people seek support for their mental health.

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Distinguished individuals from the fields of law, sustainability and media are among those to receive honorary degrees from Keele University.

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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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Keele University has announced that graduation ceremonies are to resume in 2022.

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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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Keele University’s Vice-Chancellor has been appointed as the new Chair of a collaborative partnership championing innovation and progress across the Midlands.

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A lecturer in law from Keele University was invited to speak about the role of memory and experience on asylum seekers at a virtual symposium hosted by Princeton University this week.

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A Keele University criminologist has published a new editorial paper which explores the experiences of children living in prison during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Dr Griff Round, lecturer in marketing from Keele Business School, writes for The Conversation UK.

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Keele has recently joined a prestigious European cancer research network as a stakeholder organisation, which will allow for new opportunities for research and collaboration.

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Keele University has placed firmly in the Top 100 out of more than 1,000 leading universities worldwide in a prestigious global league table that ranks universities’ global impact.

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Gordon Dent, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, writes for The Conversation UK

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Students on a new Master's degree launching at Keele this September will learn the skills and expert knowledge to help them understand the issues associated with inequality of access to healthcare.

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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 student from Keele University’s School of Medicine has joined the national vaccine effort by administering the Covid-19 vaccine to homeless people in Shrewsbury.

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A Keele Professor has received funding for a major new study into urban migration, which will help tackle urban planning and housing problems in major European cities.

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A Keele University researcher has been awarded a prestigious grant to use creative techniques to explore the role of place in literature about the Eastern Townships of Québec.

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A research collective co-founded by Keele University is playing a crucial role in a Government-backed scheme to make energy generation in the North Sea more environmentally friendly.

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A Keele University lecturer has received the coveted Sustainability Champion award at a prestigious national awards ceremony for her work to promote sustainability in her chemistry teaching.

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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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Experts from Keele University’s School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering have been commissioned to research how Covid-19 is impacting on the careers of newly-qualified and future pharmacists.

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Keele University has outlined a core set of principles that will guide its activities over the next decade to support its ambitious plans of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

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Professor of General Practice Research, Carolyn Chew-Graham, writes for The Conversation UK

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Keele University has taken home the top prize at this year's Green Gown Awards, which celebrate sustainability in Higher Education.

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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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A Keele Professor has been appointed to the prestigious role of Director for the NIHR’s School of Primary Care Research.

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Students from Keele University’s School of Medicine have welcomed over 400 individuals from across the globe to a virtual neonatal and paediatrics conference.

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Researchers from Keele University’s School of Medicine are studying whether anti-sickness medication could prevent stroke patients from developing pneumonia or even dying prematurely.

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A study led by Keele University could save the NHS up to £45m over three years by increasing the number of dialysis patients whose treatment takes place at home.

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A UK-first trial at Keele University to blend hydrogen into the gas network in a bid to reduce carbon emissions has now been completed successfully.

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Keele has successfully received silver accreditation as a Hedgehog Friendly Campus, a campaign funded by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.

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A set of valuable journals, textbooks and reports about animal health, from a collection built up over 80 years, has been generously gifted to the Harper & Keele Veterinary School.

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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 pioneering mental health partnership led by Keele University is supporting a regional campaign to help reduce the number of suicides in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

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In line with the Government’s latest guidance, some of our students will be returning to campus from March 8th to continue the practical elements of their studies.

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Dr Will Foster, Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organisational Culture from Keele Business School writes for The Conversation UK

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Teacher education partnerships co-led by Keele University have supported over 800 trainee teachers and mentors during the Covid-19 lockdowns over the past year.

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Harriet Scott, a third year Medicine student, has spoken of the challenges of training to become a doctor during the Covid-19 pandemic – all while juggling a professional footballing career.

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A new ‘nature corridor’ is set to be created across the Keele University campus, thanks to a local community project.

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Physiotherapy students from Keele University's School of Allied Health Professions have provided valuable health and wellbeing support for former servicemen and women who have been isolated as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A new national campaign which aims to make young men think twice about speeding has been informed by a research network created and led by an academic from Keele University.

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Amy Blaney, a PhD student from Keele's School of Humanities, writes for The Conversation UK.

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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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Dr Pawas Bisht from Keele's School of Humanities writes for The Conversation UK.

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Keele University has partnered with key local and regional organisations to launch ambitious plans to strengthen the area’s recovery following the pandemic.

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A major new study will examine how engagement between the police and the public is being changed by the use of new technologies such as body-worn cameras.

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Keele University experts have contributed to the design of a suite of support tools to help people with back, shoulder, hip and knee pain, in partnership with Versus Arthritis.

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Dr Dmitry Kishkinev from Keele's School of Life Sciences writes for The Conversation UK.

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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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An out-of-this-world project at a Cheshire high school, funded by Higher Horizons, has won a top award at a regional education awards ceremony.

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More than 1,000 Keele University students have collectively donated over 11,000 hours of their time within the last academic year to support charities and their fellow Keele students, and to help local communities during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Professor Brian Doherty writes for The Conversation UK

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Working professionals and postgraduate students will now be able to learn about the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic for law, ethics and policy in the UK in an innovative new module at Keele University.

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Two former doctors from Keele University’s School of Medicine have come out of retirement to contribute to the national Covid-19 vaccination roll-out.

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A Keele researcher has been awarded funding to broaden the impact of their equality, diversity and inclusion research.

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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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