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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
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
The University of Hertfordshire has been chosen to lead one of five new national World War One Engagement Centres. Named ‘Everyday Lives in War’, the Centre joins academics from the Universities of Hertfordshire, Essex and Northampton and will support community research exploring World War One (WW1) and its legacy across the UK.
28 February 2014
New analysis of the influenza A virus by scientists at the University of Hertfordshire shows potential for developing new antiviral drugs which are more likely to be universally effective against the flu virus originating from avian, swine or human virus strains.
27 February 2014
There is a risk that severity of epidemics of some wheat diseases may increase within the next ten to twenty years due to the impacts of climate change according to a study by international researchers led by the University of Hertfordshire.
26 February 2014