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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
Hertfordshire rated as internationally excellent and world leading for research

Hertfordshire rated as internationally excellent and world leading for research

Over 55% of the University’s research has been rated ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ in the Government’s 2014 Research Excellent Framework announced today (18 December 2014).

18 December 2014

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    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

  • 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

  • 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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