Keele University

'Hundreds Of Students Turned Away From Voting' In Labour/Tory Marginal

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

Hundreds of university students have reportedly been turned away from voting in a crucial Labour/Tory marginal. Tellers were using an out-of-date regi...

Scientists Discover An Earth-Like Planet With An Atmosphere For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech

The discovery of an atmosphere around an Earth-like planet has raised hopes that worlds beyond our solar system could support life. While GJ 1132b is ...

What Does The Zoo Mean To You?

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 12.03.2017 | UK
Dr Daniel Allen

'Well-run zoos are an aid to animals and are not detrimental to their well-being', 'indeed, in many cases, zoos will turn out to be the last refuge of...

Can The UK's Brexit Capital Be The Next City Of Culture?

Laura Krippner | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK
Laura Krippner

We can get over the bitterness that contributed to the Brexit vote. This city needs to channel it's entrepreneurial spirit and think big. We need our ambitions to be impossibly large. Only then can we take baby steps to be great again and regain our civic pride.

We Are Striking in Defence of Higher Education

Nick Cartwright | Posted 20.05.2017 | UK Politics
Nick Cartwright

I am taking part in industrial action because by asking us to do more for less our employers are ruining the experiences of our students and because I can see the unfairness of my employer employing the majority of men (52%) on permanent, full-time contracts, whilst the majority of women (56.4%) are in casualised employment. I will be standing shoulder to shoulder with colleagues and students in defence of higher education and to make it clear that casualisation and pay inequality are not acceptable.

Animal Encounters: Registration Reform?

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK
Dr Daniel Allen

On November 14 2013 Steve Rowlands, owner of Tropical Inc, was convicted of 34 offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. A whistle-blower working wi...

15-Year-Old Goes On Work Experience And Casually Discovers A Planet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Tech

A 15-year-old boy doing work experience at Keele University has become the youngest person to discover a planet. Tom Wagg who is now 17 years old, ...

International Otter Awareness Day

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK
Dr Daniel Allen

I have a confession to make. Otters are my animal obsession! This is nothing new. Since early childhood they have been my favourite animal. It started as a six-year old boy - soon after choosing Tarka the Otter in the video rental store.

Why I Study Nursing

Kieran Uttley | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Uttley

Studying nursing is demanding. It can be stressful, tiring and yes, I sometimes wonder why I do it. But then something happens that rekindles the reasons why I nurse, why I love it and why it means so much to me.

Schools And Unis Do April Fools. This Is What Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

It's April 1, and everyone's keen to jump on the bandwagon (including us, of course). Some of them are utterly brilliant - King's College Cambridge ch...

Institutionalising Gender Segregation: The Role of Universities and Students' Unions

Chris Moos | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Moos

New evidence, which I will present here, suggests that gender segregation is not only tolerated, but often legitimised and institutionalised by the very universities and student representatives that are supposed to uphold and promote equality for all.

Battling Temptation With Music Motivation

Dr Alexandra Lamont | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Alexandra Lamont

It has been suggested that there are seven different ways that music makes people feel things. Some of these are very immediate and common to all, like the brainstem response to sound, the potential for synchronising activity to the rhythms of music, or the emotional contagion of the emotions expressed in the music.

LOOK: 'Comfort-Eating' Teen Crowned Young Slimmer Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A comfort eating teenager who dropped five dress sizes before starting university has been crowned Slimming World Young Slimmer of the Year - and blam...

Did The UK Fail Foreign Students Over London Met Decision?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The UK has failed in its duty to overseas students affected by the decision to revoke London Metropolitan University's sponsor licence, a leading vice...

University Labelled 'Party Haven' As Students Allowed To Drink Until 5am

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Keele University has been labelled a "party haven" after the council agreed to plans for the campus to extend licensing hours for its student union to...