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  • Advancing your practice through research and innovation

    Advancing your practice through research and innovation

    The Department of Allied Health Professions and Midwifery (with Dietetics) held a very successful Research conference on 13 June at the De Havilland campus.

    22 June 2016

  • Birth Charter for women in prison in England and Wales

    Birth Charter for women in prison in England and Wales

    Birth Companions, a charity specialising in the support of pregnant women and new mothers in prison has launched its new Birth Charter (26 May), providing comprehensive recommendations for Government and the Prison Service on improving care for the 600 pregnant women and 100 new mothers held in prisons in England and Wales each year.

    22 June 2016

  • Bold Hearts take on Germany in RoboCup 2016

    Bold Hearts take on Germany in RoboCup 2016

    Rivals from across the world are getting ready to lock nuts and bolts at the forthcoming RoboCup 2016 robotic world championship which kicks off in Leipzig, Germany on 30 June.

    21 June 2016

  • Airplanes make clouds brighter

    Airplanes make clouds brighter

    Clouds may have a net warming or cooling effect on climate, depending on their thickness and altitude. Artificially formed clouds called contrails form due to aircraft effluent, in a cloudless sky, contrails are thought to have minimal effect on climate. But what happens when the sky is already cloudy?

    21 June 2016

  • Food practices among older Hertfordshire residents

    Food practices among older Hertfordshire residents

    This exhibition featured a selection of media, which explore views and experiences of acquiring food among 25 households, aged between 60 – 94 years, who live in Hertfordshire.

    14 June 2016

  • University team enhancing the environmental performance of farming on an international scale

    University team enhancing the environmental performance of farming on an international scale

    On the 26th of May Dr John Tzilivakis of the University’s Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), was invited by Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG-AGRI) of the EU, to present AERU’s work on Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs) in a seminar for their staff in Brussels.

    8 June 2016

  • A winning formula - University of Hertfordshire reveals new racing car

    A winning formula - University of Hertfordshire reveals new racing car

    The wait is finally over - the University of Hertfordshire unveiled its greatly anticipated Formula Student racing car at an exclusive event on Wednesday 25 May. UH Racing is the UK's most successful Formula Student team of all time, having won awards at Silverstone and at Hockenheim, Germany.

    27 May 2016

  • World experts assemble to debate novel psychoactive substances

    World experts assemble to debate novel psychoactive substances

    Over the last 10 years, many novel (or new) psychoactive drugs (NPS) have become available and around two new psychoactive substances are detected each week on the drug market in Europe. The regular development of new NPS, combined with the internet’s ability to spread information quickly, presents a number of challenges for public health across the globe.

    26 May 2016

  • How the hidden mathematics of living cells could help us decipher the brain

    How the hidden mathematics of living cells could help us decipher the brain

    Given how much they can actually do, computers have a surprisingly simple basis. Indeed, the logic they use has worked so well that we have even started to think of them as analogous to the human brain.

    23 May 2016

  • Infusing local businesses with Heritage, Coffee and Innovation

    Infusing local businesses with Heritage, Coffee and Innovation

    On 27 April 2016, representatives from the local business community and other local professionals joined the University of Hertfordshire Heritage for Business team at de Havilland Campus, Hatfield, for an information and networking event.

    12 May 2016

  • Law Lecturer publishes article on data protection law and big data analytics

    Law Lecturer publishes article on data protection law and big data analytics

    University of Hertfordshire law lecturer, Henry Pearce, has had a paper accepted for publication in a notable law journal.

    6 May 2016

  • From the street to the web – social media fuelling the rise of legal highs

    From the street to the web – social media fuelling the rise of legal highs

    With the increasing popularity of social media, especially among teenagers, researchers at the University of Hertfordshire are concerned that social networking sites may already be playing an active role in promoting novel psychoactive substances (NPS), otherwise known as legal highs, to children as young as 12*.

    26 April 2016

  • Dr Andrew Maunder publishes student guide on WWI play 'Journey's End'

    Dr Andrew Maunder publishes student guide on WWI play 'Journey's End'

    A new GSCE student guide on the classic World War I play Journey’s End (1929) has just been published by Dr Andrew Maunder in the School of Humanities.

    20 April 2016

  • Showcasing Life and Medical Sciences research at the University of Hertfordshire

    Showcasing Life and Medical Sciences research at the University of Hertfordshire

    The University of Hertfordshire held its 3rd Annual School of Life and Medical Sciences Research Conference earlier this month, showcasing the extensive range of research the University undertakes within this field. The conference, which was opened by Vice Chancellor Professor Quintin McKellar, was attended by external guests, visiting professors, staff and students.

    20 April 2016

  • University of Hertfordshire celebrates industry collaboration

    University of Hertfordshire celebrates industry collaboration

    The University of Hertfordshire hosted a Santander Universities Scholar Reception on Tuesday 12 April, to showcase some of the pioneering work the University is involved with, thanks to funding from Santander UK.

    20 April 2016

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