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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
New international collaboration to protect the world’s crops

New international collaboration to protect the world’s crops

Experts from the UK and India are working together to identify and develop novel environmentally-sustainable strategies to control plant pests, known as plant-parasitic nematodes or eelworms, to ensure global food production and security. This project is funded by the UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI).

7 July 2014

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    UK astronomers debate involvement in the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)

    UK astronomers debate involvement in the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)

    Astronomers, including Janet Drew from the University of Hertfordshire, will discuss the case for UK involvement in the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope project (LSST) on Monday 23 June at the National Astronomy Meeting in Portsmouth. The LSST will be sited at Cerro Pachón in the Chilean Andes and will have a primary mirror 8.4 metres in diameter, making it one of the largest single telescopes in the world, as well as the world’s largest digital camera, comprising 3.2 billion pixels. It will achieve first light in 2020 and its main sky survey will begin in 2022.

    23 June 2014

  • Award Winning University Estates Team

    Award Winning University Estates Team

    University of Hertfordshire has won an award for its Outstanding Estates Team at the sixth annual Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

    20 June 2014

  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards 2014

    Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards 2014

    The University of Hertfordshire is among the winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014.

    20 June 2014

  • Herts police give their health a ‘nudge’ in the right direction

    Herts police give their health a ‘nudge’ in the right direction

    Twenty six members of the Hertfordshire Constabulary have signed up to the University of Hertfordshire fitness scheme ‘nudge’ to become healthier, fitter and in turn, happier.

    19 June 2014

  • Top UK Formula Student team sets the pace for this year’s competition

    Top UK Formula Student team sets the pace for this year’s competition

    Engineering students at the University of Hertfordshire have unveiled their most technologically advanced car to date in a bid to defend their title as top UK Formula Student team and climb to the top of the podium in the international competition. Currently ranked 29th in the world out of more than 500 international teams – the competition is really on!

    19 June 2014

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