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New ‘Click’ antenatal classes prepare children for school

New ‘Click’ antenatal classes prepare children for school

Children whose parents attended a one-off antenatal class called 'Click’ are at a significant advantage in their cognitive and motor skills compared to children whose parents attended routine antenatal care, according to a new study by the University of Hertfordshire.

12 September 2014
Full-Circle – an oral history project bridging the gap between the UK and Western Australia

Full-Circle – an oral history project bridging the gap between the UK and Western Australia

Full-Circle seeks to bridge the gap between the UK and Western Australia by collecting memories of family members separated by 10,000 miles.

10 September 2014
Astronomers unveil secrets of giant elliptical galaxies

Astronomers unveil secrets of giant elliptical galaxies

New findings of how giant elliptical galaxies move have been discovered by an international team of astronomers using the newly installed Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) facility.

4 September 2014

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    Planet-like object may have spent its youth as hot as a star

    Planet-like object may have spent its youth as hot as a star

    An international team of astronomers, led by the University of Hertfordshire, has discovered an extremely cool object that could have a particularly diverse history - although it is now as cool as a planet, it may have spent much of its youth as hot as a star.

    5 August 2014

  • Watford University Technical College appoints Founder as Chairman

    Watford University Technical College appoints Founder as Chairman

    The new Watford University Technical College (UTC) which offers full-time technically-oriented courses has appointed Ross Renton, a leading educationalist to be its first Chairman.

    4 August 2014

  • Resident views sought on sustainable living

    Resident views sought on sustainable living

    Residents of Grand Union Village in Northolt are being asked to give their views on what it is like living in a neighbourhood that has been designed to encourage sustainable living for a University of Hertfordshire research project.

    22 July 2014

  • Successful formula for University racing team

    Successful formula for University racing team

    Engineering students at the University of Hertfordshire have finished in 17th position out of ninety-seven world-wide competitors and have been placed in the top five UK teams* in the British leg of the international Formula Student competition, held at Silverstone between 9 and 13 July.

    14 July 2014

  • Can England still bring home the World Cup from Brazil?

    Can England still bring home the World Cup from Brazil?

    Football success in Brazil may not be over yet for England. Although England’s national team failed to make the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup, the University of Hertfordshire’s robot football team, the ‘Bold Hearts’, is set to fly out to Brazil next week to compete in the 2014 RoboCup robotics world championship – taking place in João Pessoa, Brazil, 19 – 24 July 2014.

    11 July 2014

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