Keele University to offer training for Computer Science Teachers

Posted on 20 December 2012 Keele University has been awarded training places by the Teaching Agency to run a Subject Knowledge Enhancement Programme in Computer Science.

New text analysis shows the true story of Christmas

Posted on 18 December 2012 A new text analysis tool, developed in partnership with Keele University, has mapped out the story of Jesus’ birth in each of the four gospels, using key themes such as shepherds, a manger, Bethlehem to show the true extent of the well-known inconsistencies between the texts.

Safer parking award for Keele University car parks

Posted on 17 December 2012 Keele University has achieved the Park Mark® Safer Parking Award in respect of its campus car parks.
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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.

Fireworks finale for Keele's 50th anniversary celebrations

Posted on 03 December 2012 Fireworks and lasers lit up the Students' Union Building and Union Square as alumni, students, staff, local residents and civic dignitaries gathered to see the first lighting of the Forest of Light.
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Keele University Sustainability Hub Christmas Fayre

Posted on 30 November 2012 Keele University Sustainability Hub Christmas Fayre features more than 20 local stall holders and craft workshops.

Tales From the Realm of Finance

Posted on 26 November 2012 This lecture uses the medium of three stories, one historical and two relating to Professor David Leece’s own experiences, accompanying research and anecdotes, to communicate some of the issues underpinning financial crises.

Medical Practice bursaries for Keele University School of Medicine students

Posted on 20 November 2012 A Stoke-on-Trent Medical Practice has decided to provide a bursary for two Keele University School of Medicine students, every year for the next five years.

Formerly homeless student undertakes awareness challenge

Posted on 19 November 2012 A Keele University student who was homeless before enrolling on his course will be sleeping rough this week to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

Free conference at Keele University throws spotlight on history curriculum

Posted on 07 November 2012 Keele University has teamed up with Stoke-on-Trent Central MP Tristram Hunt to host a free national conference for history teachers.
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Social Science: Improving Care, Improving Lives

Posted on 06 November 2012 Keele University is opening its doors to the public as part of the nationwide Festival of Social Science, organised by the Economic and Social Research Council.

A step towards detecting lung tumours in exhaled breath

Posted on 06 November 2012 For the first time, a 3D study has been performed on the release of
acetaldehyde from cancerous and normal lung cells using SIFT-MS.
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Public launch of new community legal initiative at Keele

Posted on 19 October 2012 A pilot scheme that will explore a new way to deliver legal assistance for self-represented litigants, helping to bridge the ever-widening gap in publicly funded legal services, is being trialled in North Staffordshire.

Start Up Britain comes to Keele

Posted on 16 October 2012 Start Up Britain has chosen Keele University as one of the Staffordshire venues during their nationwide tour - if you’re thinking of setting up your own business, then don’t miss this!

50th Anniversary Poetry and Music at Keele

Posted on 15 October 2012 The last poetry event of Keele University’s anniversary year is a fabulous collaboration of live poetry and music.

Keele University’s Three Counties Open Art Exhibition 2012

Posted on 12 October 2012 Artists from Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire have been invited to submit entries for the Keele University Art Gallery's Three Counties Open Art Exhibition.
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Use scientific skills to solve a crime at Keele University event

Posted on 11 October 2012 Budding detectives can hone their forensic skills in a murder mystery event with a difference at Keele University Sustainability Hub.

Enjoy spooky science on Halloween at Keele University Sustainability Hub

Posted on 11 October 2012 Keele University Sustainability Hub is running a Halloween science fayre for all ages.

Win a signed bottle of Poet Laureate sherry at Keele University event

Posted on 11 October 2012 A bottle of sherry donated and signed by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy will be raffled for charity at an event at Keele University.
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New Inaugural Lecture Series at Keele - “Cults and Cultures of Management”

Posted on 11 October 2012 Professor Emma Bell, Keele Management School, will give the opening lecture in the University's programme of Inaugural Professorial Lectures for 2012/13. The title of the lecture is “Cults and Cultures of Management”.

Keele ranked among global elite

Posted on 10 October 2012 Keele has been placed among the world’s top universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

KeeleSU’s new coffee bar celebrates innovative green credentials with eco cups

Posted on 04 October 2012 The Students’ Union’s brand new coffee bar, Blend, is welcoming students to the new academic year with coffee served in compostable cups.
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Children’s Commissioner for England lecture at Keele

Posted on 04 October 2012 Dr Maggie Atkinson, Children’s Commissioner for England,gave a lecture, ‘Children’s Rights in the Twenty-first Century’, at Keele after opening a new nursery building on campus.

Comedy and campaigning at Keele University Chapel for Vision 2012

Posted on 04 October 2012 Environmental debates and comedy are among the events at a week of music, workshops and spirituality at Keele University Chapel.

Keele moves up Sunday Times University League Table

Posted on 03 October 2012 Keele University has been named as one the top universities in the country by the Sunday Times newspaper.

Learning from Sir David Weatherall

Posted on 03 October 2012 A lecture, by Professor Sir Alex Markham in the School of Medicine Lecture Theatre, marks the occasion of the naming of the Keele University Medical School Building in honour of Sir David Weatherall, Chancellor of the University from 2002-2012.

New Volunteer Centre at Keele University is first in the country

Posted on 01 October 2012 Staff and students at Keele University are set to benefit from a new volunteering partnership which is the first of its kind.

Keele students among the most satisfied in the country

Posted on 01 October 2012 Keele University has been rated fifth in the country for student satisfaction.
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New exhibitions at Keele University Art Gallery

Posted on 28 September 2012 Two new exhibitions will open at the Art Gallery in the Chancellor's
Building at Keele University on Wednesday, 3 October and run until 1

Gardeners urged to help bees

Posted on 27 September 2012 Green fingered enthusiasts in the region are being invited to an event at Bridgemere Nursery & Garden World this weekend to find out about how they can help protect the British bee population.

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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Vince Cable Opens Keele University Nova Centre (video)

Posted on 13 September 2012 Vince Cable opens The Nova Centre

Poet Simon Armitage to give charity reading at Keele

Posted on 13 September 2012 Top writer Simon Armitage will take his audience on a journey during a charity reading as part of Keele University’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.

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.

Vince Cable to open Keele University Nova Centre

Posted on 12 September 2012 Business Secretary, Vince Cable, will officially open Keele University’s dedicated business growth programme and specially refurbished office facility, the Nova Centre, at a special ceremony on Wednesday 12 September.

Keele lecturer appointed poet-in-residence at Dorothy Clive Garden

Posted on 07 September 2012 Keele University creative writing lecturer, James Sheard, has been appointed as the first poet-in-residence at the Dorothy Clive Garden.
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Keele University Day Nursery receives glowing Ofsted report

Posted on 07 September 2012 Following its recent Ofsted inspection, Keele University Day Nursery has received a glowing report in which the setting has been judged as “good” against each criteria of assessment, the second highest grade available.

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.

The Telegraph names Keele one of Britain's most beautiful universities

Posted on 06 September 2012 The Telegraph has named Keele as one of the most beautiful universities in Britain.

Keele University opens up historic campus for Heritage Open Day 2012

Posted on 05 September 2012 Keele University is to open up historic areas of its campus to the public as part of Heritage Open Days, a national annual event supported by English Heritage.

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.

Places still available for teacher training at Keele University

Posted on 20 August 2012 Keele University still has some vacancies in a number of teacher training courses starting this September.

Studentship explores social impact of two landowning Staffordshire families

Posted on 13 August 2012 Keele University has announced a studentship that will explore the impact of the social and economic policies of two major Staffordshire landowning families on the development of urban working-class communities in the nineteenth century.

Launch of age-friendly consortium

Posted on 16 July 2012 Keele University has joined forces with Manchester City Council and national charity, Beth Johnson Foundation, to launch a new UK-wide Consortium for the development of age-friendly environments.

Keele students fly high for Team GB Quidditch

Posted on 10 July 2012 Three would-be wizards and witches from Keele University made the national squad for an international Quidditch tournament against the USA, Canada, Australia and France.

Spotlight on ageing at Keele conference

Posted on 06 July 2012 The British Society of Gerontology 41st annual conference at Keele will raise awareness of the variety of research being conducted on the theme of ageing populations.

The Porcelain of Miles Mason 1798-1813

Posted on 05 July 2012 A unique exhibition of early Miles Mason porcelain has been mounted at the Raven Mason Collection in historic Keele Hall.
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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.

Community Theatre Continues Cheeseman Vision

Posted on 04 July 2012 ‘Ages and Stages’ is a collaborative project between researchers from Keele University and the New Vic Theatre, which aims to explore the role that Stoke-on-Trent’s Victoria Theatre (now the New Vic Theatre) has played in the lives of people living and working in The Potteries.

School of Medicine celebrates contribution of GPs to student education

Posted on 27 June 2012 Keele School of Medicine is celebrating the sustained contribution of 61 general practices to the education of its students.

Memorial to body donors

Posted on 27 June 2012 A memorial stone in recognition of those who have donated their bodies to the School of Medicine has been installed at the new Newcastle Cemetery site on Keele Road.

Research breakthrough for diabetes patients

Posted on 15 June 2012 Diabetes sufferers around the world could get better care after research carried out in North Staffordshire.

Keele University 50th Anniversary Community Day

Posted on 01 June 2012 Keele University is celebrating its 50th anniversary by throwing open the doors for a fun-filled community day.

Keele Announces Honorary Degrees Summer 2012

Posted on 31 May 2012 Emma Bridgewater and Matthew Rice, of Bridgewater Pottery, are among seven distinguished people who will be awarded Honorary Degrees by Keele University during this summer's graduation ceremonies.

Keele ranked in World top 100 best young universities

Posted on 31 May 2012 Keele University has been ranked 61st in the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 league table of the world’s best young universities.

New Director of Keele Management School

Posted on 22 May 2012 Professor Harry Scarbrough has been appointed Director of Keele Management School.

First for Keele as ILM accredits University's 'Distinctive Curriculum'

Posted on 21 May 2012 The Institute of Leadership & Management has, for the first time, accredited a new ‘Distinctive Curriculum’ at Keele University, which comes into effect from September 2012.

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'.

Award winning author and poet at Keele

Posted on 08 May 2012 Award winning author and poet, Lavinia Greenlaw, will be giving a reading of her poetry at Keele University on Monday 21 May, as part of the University’s Poetry Live! 2012 series.

Keele joins US university admissions system

Posted on 01 May 2012 Keele University has become the first English university to join the US Common Application membership association.

‘The Boys’ – art exhibition at Keele

Posted on 01 May 2012 A new exhibition that brings together the work of three well known and influential Staffordshire artists opens at Keele University.
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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.


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.

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.

Award winning poet at Keele

Posted on 16 April 2012 Award winning poet Jean Sprackland will be giving a reading of her work at Keele University on Monday 30 April, 2012, as part of the University’s Poetry Live! series.

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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Budding entrepreneurs offered chance to grow at KUSBP

Posted on 04 April 2012 Three ambitious start ups have been selected to join a two-year business growth programme at Keele University Science and Business Park.

NIHR senior investigator

Posted on 03 April 2012 Professor Elaine Hay, Director of the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University, has been appointed as a National Institute for Health Research Senior Investigator.

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.

National Collection status for Keele's flowering cherries

Posted on 28 March 2012 Keele University has achieved the prestigious award of National Collection status for the flowering cherry trees on the campus.

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.

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.

Dig It - Grey Matters Open Day at Keele

Posted on 14 March 2012 Project ‘Grey Matters’, an outreach initiative at Keele aimed primarily towards the ‘ageing’ (55+) local community, has a gardening theme for its next open event.

Shropshire photographer wins Open Photography competition at Keele

Posted on 14 March 2012 A Shropshire photographer has won the first prize at the Keele University Three Counties Open Photography Competition 2012.

Top poet Allison McVety to read at Keele

Posted on 14 March 2012 Top poet Allison McVety will be giving a reading of her work at Keele University.

Political Parties and the European Project

Posted on 12 March 2012 Professor Robert Ladrech, Professor of European Politics at Keele, will be giving the latest lecture in the University’s series of professorial Inaugural Lectures speaking on “Political Parties and the European Project”.

Quidditch team ready for Keele encounter

Posted on 08 March 2012 The first inter-university Quidditch contest takes place at Keele University on Saturday.

'NHS at 64 - Do You Still Love me?" - lecture

Posted on 02 March 2012 Lord Philip Hunt of Kings Heath, will be speaking on the 'NHS at 64 - Do You Still Love me?'at the School of Medicine, Keele.
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International Women's Day - “Inspiring Futures”

Posted on 01 March 2012 A celebration of International Women’s Day will take place at Keele University on Thursday, 8 March,

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.

So You Want To Be A Doctor Day at Keele

Posted on 22 February 2012 Keele University School of Medicine, in association with the Royal Society of Medicine, will be hosting the tenth "So You Want To Be A Doctor?" careers day at Keele.

Keele launches pioneering community-based volunteering strategy

Posted on 21 February 2012 Keele University has launched a pioneering community-based volunteering strategy, which links its student population, through Keele University Students' Union, with three North Staffordshire organisations.

Political Parties: who needs them?

Posted on 17 February 2012 Professor Kurt Richard Luther will be giving the latest lecture in Keele University’s series of professorial Inaugural Lectures.

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.

Keele student awarded Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship

Posted on 15 February 2012 Research student Hannah Moore has been awarded a prestigious Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowship.

National Poet for Wales to read at Keele

Posted on 13 February 2012 Gillian Clarke, National Poet for Wales since 2008, will give a reading of her work at Keele.
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New Chancellor calls for Higher Education to lead the way on sustainability

Posted on 08 February 2012 Jonathon Porritt, the eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development, is being officially installed as the new Chancellor at Keele.

Sex pheromones of male insects and disease control

Posted on 01 February 2012 A leading researcher at Keele will be giving the latest in the University’s Inaugural Lectures speaking on “Sex pheromones of male insects and disease control”.

Whole Earth Exhibition - UK Launch at Keele

Posted on 01 February 2012 Keele is the venue for the official UK launch of a new display of the ground breaking, internationally acclaimed touring exhibition, Hard Rain.
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Secondary Teaching Taster courses at Keele

Posted on 24 January 2012 Three-day Secondary Teaching Taster Courses are available at Keele University.