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Students record breaking fundraiser for children with cancer

Students record breaking fundraiser for children with cancer

A group of five University of Hertfordshire events students have raised over £1,150 for the Lister Hospital in Stevenage in aid of the North and East Hertfordshire NHS trust; 'The Magic of Play' appeal.

22 April 2014
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

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    Strategies for developing new antiviral flu drugs

    Strategies for developing new antiviral flu drugs

    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

  • Climate change puts wheat crops at risk of disease

    Climate change puts wheat crops at risk of disease

    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

  • Artist travels to Antarctica to address climate change

    Artist travels to Antarctica to address climate change

    Marty St James, Professor of fine art at the University of Hertfordshire, has travelled to Antarctica for a month’s residency to express the effects of climate change. Over the next week he will perform a ritualistic rain dance to signify the severity of the current UK weather. The traces and marks left in the snow will form part of a series of worldwide exhibitions about art in Antarctica.

    21 February 2014

  • International success for student short film ‘A Boy and His Dog’

    International success for student short film ‘A Boy and His Dog’

    A heart-warming story of a young disabled boy and his three-legged rescue dog has been catapulted into the international spotlight thanks to an award-winning short film by University of Hertfordshire film graduates – which now has well over one million views on You Tube!

    21 February 2014

  • New degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security launched

    New degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security launched

    A new undergraduate degree aimed at tackling concerns of food security and sustainability is now recruiting for 2014.

    20 February 2014

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