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  • University innovations go on display at first ever Showcase

    University innovations go on display at first ever Showcase

    The University of Hertfordshire's first-ever Innovation Showcase, on Thursday 25 June, gave guests the unique opportunity to experience cutting-edge research, technology, academic expertise, and student talent.

    30 Jun 2015 4:40pm

  • University of Hertfordshire’s Dr Phil Porter to showcase work at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

    University of Hertfordshire’s Dr Phil Porter to showcase work at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

    Dr Phil Porter from the University of Hertfordshire is part of a team that has been selected to showcase its work on the vanishing glaciers of Everest at the Royal Society’s prestigious 2015 Summer Science Exhibition in London.

    25 Jun 2015 11:41am

  • People’s history exhibition opens summer 2015

    People’s history exhibition opens summer 2015

    A brand new exhibition takes a close look at the representation of Irishwomen through the lens of women’s magazines in 1960s Ireland, a decade of transformation.

    25 Jun 2015 10:55am

  • University academics scoop two British Library research awards

    University academics scoop two British Library research awards

    Two academics from the University of Hertfordshire have won the prestigious British Library Labs 2015 competition.

    16 Jun 2015 2:22pm

  • History PhD student selected for the AHRC's Collaborative Skills Training Programme

    History PhD student selected for the AHRC's Collaborative Skills Training Programme

    Megan Webber, PhD student in History, was selected for the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Skills Training Programme 2014-15 (Public Engagement and Partnership Building).

    16 Jun 2015 11:32am

  • Research awards for Hertfordshire couple

    Research awards for Hertfordshire couple

    A husband and wife from the University of Hertfordshire are among 14 university researchers to be awarded a place on a ‘summer studentship’ programme, a scheme which allows students to extend their studies by gaining practical laboratory experience.

    01 Jun 2015 10:16am

  • New book on Kierkegaard, Narrative and Selfhood

    New book on Kierkegaard, Narrative and Selfhood

    A new book of essays arising from an EU-funded grant held by Professor John Lippitt and Dr Patrick Stokes has just been published.

    26 May 2015 11:01am

  • Wittgenstein and Pragmatism

    Wittgenstein and Pragmatism

    Dr Daniele Moyal-Sharrock is an invited plenary speaker at a conference on Wittgenstein and Pragmatism at Helsinki University on 16-17 May 2016.

    19 May 2015 3:11pm

  • Lucy and Steve:  Shanghai-ed!

    Lucy and Steve: Shanghai-ed!

    Lucy Brown (MA Film and TV Programme Leader) and Steve Hunt (BA Animation Programme Leader) at the University of Hertfordshire were invited to the birthplace of Chinese Cinema, Shanghai, to lead a series of hands-on masterclasses in film and TV and animation at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art (SIVA).

    18 May 2015 11:08am

  • Winners Announced in the SSAHRI Research Grants Competition 2015/16

    Winners Announced in the SSAHRI Research Grants Competition 2015/16

    This year's competition attracted nine applications from across the Hertfordshire Business School, School of Creative Arts, School of Education, School of Humanities, and the School of Law, of which four have been awarded SSAHRI funding.

    18 May 2015 10:23am

  •  UK’s first Doctorate in Project Management launched

    UK’s first Doctorate in Project Management launched

    The National Centre for Project Management (NCPM) has launched the UK's first professional doctorate in project management. This unique course builds on the work of the NCPM over the last ten years and draws on the broad experience of the NCPM team to deliver practical and meaningful professional development to high-level project managers in a range of organisations.

    23 Apr 2015 11:19am

  • Women in management who wear provocative clothing are seen as less competent

    Women in management who wear provocative clothing are seen as less competent

    Females who wear provocative clothing at work are more likely to be seen as incompetent than those that dress more conservatively by other females, finds research from the University of Hertfordshire.

    21 Apr 2015 4:40pm

  • Robot football team gears up for the Championship season

    Robot football team gears up for the Championship season

    The Bold Hearts, the RoboCup humanoid robot team from the University of Hertfordshire, last year's runners up in the World Championships in Brazil and currently the top-ranked robot football team in the UK, will be competing at the German Open Robot Football Competition this month.

    21 Apr 2015 10:23am

  • Aphrodisiac for fish and frogs discovered

    Aphrodisiac for fish and frogs discovered

    A supplement simply added to water has been shown to boost reproduction in nematodes (roundworms), molluscs, fish and frogs – and researchers believe it could work for humans too.

    16 Apr 2015 12:28pm

  • Successful application to the British Academy

    Successful application to the British Academy

    University of Hertfordshire law lecturer, Dr David Gibbs, has recently been successful in his application to the British Academy for funding as part of their Quantitative Skills Award.

    14 Apr 2015 11:28am

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