Thursday 9 May
Improving the delivery of existing NHS services to care homes is the focus of a new collaborative project led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme.
Tuesday 7 May
Foods being marketed to children in UK supermarkets are less healthy than those marketed to the general population according to researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, who question whether more guidelines may be needed in regulating food marketed to children.
Tuesday 9 April
Children can easily be led to remember incorrect information through misleading gestures from adults, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire. These findings are being presented this week at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference.
Monday 25 March
Understanding what affects the resistance genes in rapeseed crops is the focus of a new Marie Curie Fellowship research project being led by Dr Henrik Stotz at the University of Hertfordshire.
Monday 4 February
Stopping the growth and spread of pancreatic cancer is the focus of a new project led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and funded by the Association for International Cancer Research.
Friday 25 January
The University of Hertfordshire has awarded Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT), the main provider of mental health and learning disability services across the county, University Trust status, making it only the third mental health organisation in the country to be awarded this prestigious status.
Thursday 17 January
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire are leading two of the twenty-one new Government-funded projects into dementia research - to boost dementia diagnosis rates and trial ground-breaking treatments, as well as helping people with dementia live well with the condition today.
Monday 14 January
Care homes and NHS healthcare services must work more closely together to improve levels of care for older people, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire. The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research (NIHR HS&DR) Programme.
Tuesday 4 December
Physical violence among young people is on the decline overall in nearly thirty countries including the UK, according to a new international study involving researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Tuesday 30 October
There is an urgent need for support from outside the family after diagnosis of dementia according to a study led by researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Thursday 4 October
Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire have found no evidence to support claims that using baby signing with babies helps to accelerate their language development. In a paper to be published in Child Development, researchers conducted a controlled study to evaluate the benefits of symbolic gesture or baby sign.
Monday 24 September
Taking Ginkgo Biloba supplements does not improve memory, attention or problem solving in healthy individuals, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Wednesday 19 September
Researchers led by Professor Bruce Fitt, now at the University of Hertfordshire, have used modern DNA techniques on late nineteenth-century potatoes to show how the potato blight may have survived between cropping seasons after the Irish potato famine of the 1840s.
Friday 24 August
Women with Alzheimer’s show worse mental deterioration than men with the disease, even when at the same stage of the condition, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Monday 6 August
Dr Liz Kirk from the University of Hertfordshire’s School of Psychology has successfully secured two research grants enabling her to provide “hands-on” research experience to two exceptional students.