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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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    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

  • 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

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