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New Master of Optometry programme open for registration

New Master of Optometry programme open for registration

A new four-year Master in Optometry programme (MOptom) has received provisional approval from the General Optical Council (GOC).

24 November 2014
St Albans literary festival success

St Albans literary festival success

The English Literature and Creative Writing group held three very successful events at the inaugural St Albans Literary Festival on 7 - 9 November.

24 November 2014
Galaxy Evolution: Caught in the Act

Galaxy Evolution: Caught in the Act

An international team of astronomers, including Dr Jim Geach from the University of Hertfordshire have uncovered new insights into the processes that have shaped galaxies, using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory telescope.

17 November 2014
UK and US partnership to tackle air pollution

UK and US partnership to tackle air pollution

Air pollution was the subject for discussion when delegates from the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Environment Agency attended a week-long conference hosted by the University of Hertfordshire.

11 November 2014
Alistair Spalding CBE and Nitin Sawhney Recognised Alongside Class of 2014 Graduates

Alistair Spalding CBE and Nitin Sawhney Recognised Alongside Class of 2014 Graduates

Over 5,500 new graduates, their proud parents and friends have been invited to celebrate academic success in St Albans next week alongside twelve other notable high achievers such as Artistic Director and Chief Executive of London’s Sadler’s Wells, Alistair Spalding CBE and unique musical talent, Nitin Sawhney.

10 November 2014

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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

  • 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

  • Employment rates rises for Hertfordshire graduates

    Employment rates rises for Hertfordshire graduates

    The University of Hertfordshire has received its highest graduate employment rate for ten years, climbing 45 places in the national Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey and is ranked in the top two universities in the East of England region behind Cambridge*.

    3 July 2014

  • 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

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