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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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    Online survey reveals new epidemic of sleeplessness

    Online survey reveals new epidemic of sleeplessness

    - Nearly six in ten (59%) people in Britain are sleep deprived - 78% of people are exposed to disruptive blue light from computers and smartphones before going to bed - Only 10% of people strongly agree that they have pleasant dreams

    4 April 2014

  • Every red dwarf star has at least one planet

    Every red dwarf star has at least one planet

    Three new planets classified as habitable-zone super-Earths are amongst eight new planets discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf stars by an international team of astronomers from the UK and Chile. The study identifies that virtually all red dwarfs, which make up at least three quarters of the stars in the Universe, have planets orbiting them.

    4 March 2014

  • Hertfordshire in top 100 international universities

    Hertfordshire in top 100 international universities

    The University of Hertfordshire is in the top 100 most international universities in the world, according to the UK’s leading higher education magazine. Times Higher Education ranked the University 52nd in the new league table.

    4 February 2014

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