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Matthew Hancock MP welcomes innovation investment for Hertfordshire

Matthew Hancock MP welcomes innovation investment for Hertfordshire

The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Enterprise, visited the University of Hertfordshire on 29 January to announce that the Government will invest £2.5m in an innovation hub at the University, as part of a multi-million pound funding package for the county.

30 January 2015
Applications for the University of Hertfordshire reach an all-time high

Applications for the University of Hertfordshire reach an all-time high

The University of Hertfordshire has seen a significant increase in applications from potential students wanting a place at the University.

30 January 2015
A new Hertfordshire network to aim higher

A new Hertfordshire network to aim higher

The University of Hertfordshire has received a grant of £324,000 to form a collaborative outreach network working with potential students in Hertfordshire from disadvantaged backgrounds.

8 January 2015
Hertfordshire history research ranked top in the country for impact

Hertfordshire history research ranked top in the country for impact

History research at The University of Hertfordshire has been rated as ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ in this year’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) results.

18 December 2014

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    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

  • The University of Hertfordshire is among the top in the world

    The University of Hertfordshire is among the top in the world

    The University of Hertfordshire is one of the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old, according to the new Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings.

    1 May 2014

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