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Research reveals what your sleeping position says about your relationship

Research reveals what your sleeping position says about your relationship

Research carried out at the Edinburgh International Science Festival has discovered what people’s preferred sleeping position reveals about their relationships and personality. The work, carried out by University of Hertfordshire psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman, involved asking over 1000 people to describe their preferred sleeping position and to rate their personality and quality of their relationship.

16 April 2014
Second career for sports professionals with online management degree

Second career for sports professionals with online management degree

Sports professionals and athletes can now prepare themselves for a second career once they have retired from sport via a new online degree being offered by the University of Hertfordshire.

8 April 2014
Online survey reveals new epidemic of sleeplessness

Online survey reveals new epidemic of sleeplessness

- Nearly six in ten (59%) people in Britain are sleep deprived - 78% of people are exposed to disruptive blue light from computers and smartphones before going to bed - Only 10% of people strongly agree that they have pleasant dreams

4 April 2014
Mass participation experiment reveals how to create the perfect dream

Mass participation experiment reveals how to create the perfect dream

Today psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman from the University of Hertfordshire announces the results of a two-year study into dream control. The experiment shows that it is now possible for people to create their perfect dream, and so wake up feeling especially happy and refreshed.

27 March 2014
An Art & Astronomy Open Evening at Bayfordbury

An Art & Astronomy Open Evening at Bayfordbury

Researchers and post-graduate students from University of Hertfordshire’s Centre for Astrophysics Research will be mixing their cosmic palettes of galaxies, planets and stars with painters, actors and musicians at the University's Bayfordbury Observatory for the last Open Evening of the 2013/14 season on Friday 21 March 2014.

20 March 2014
University of Hertfordshire researchers take their science to Parliament

University of Hertfordshire researchers take their science to Parliament

Two researchers from the University of Hertfordshire are attending Parliament to present their science to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges as part of SET for Britain on Monday 17th March.

14 March 2014

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    University’s record label launches local bands’ live music videos

    University’s record label launches local bands’ live music videos

    A series of professional, live music videos called INSESSION featuring local bands and artists has been released today (Monday 24 March) by the University of Hertfordshire’s record label INFUSE – all of which have been produced by students.

    24 March 2014

  • Tier 2 Consulting set to reward university talent in 2014

    Tier 2 Consulting set to reward university talent in 2014

    Stevenage based Tier 2 Consulting has announced the continuation of their unique partnership with the University of Hertfordshire - as an official module sponsor of the School of Computer Science.

    14 March 2014

  • New report calls for better integration of entrepreneur skills at all levels of education

    New report calls for better integration of entrepreneur skills at all levels of education

    Nigel Culkin, Professor of Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Development at the University of Hertfordshire and Director of GRIE (Group for Research on Innovation and Enterprise), has co-authored and launched the new All-Party Group for Micro Businesses report entitled, 'An Education System Fit for an Entrepreneur'.

    10 March 2014

  • Bouygues UK to build £26 million Science Block for the University of Hertfordshire

    Bouygues UK to build £26 million Science Block for the University of Hertfordshire

    Bouygues UK has been awarded a £26 million contract to build a new 8,900sqm science laboratory for the University of Hertfordshire, the UK's leading business-facing University, on its College Lane Campus in Hatfield.

    7 March 2014

  • Every red dwarf star has at least one planet

    Every red dwarf star has at least one planet

    Three new planets classified as habitable-zone super-Earths are amongst eight new planets discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf stars by an international team of astronomers from the UK and Chile. The study identifies that virtually all red dwarfs, which make up at least three quarters of the stars in the Universe, have planets orbiting them.

    4 March 2014

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