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  • SSAHRI Annual Report 2013/4

    SSAHRI Annual Report 2013/4

    The Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities Research Institute (SSAHRI) Annual Report 2013/4 has been published.

    10 March 2015

  • Local resident views sought on food and later life

    Local resident views sought on food and later life

    People in Hertfordshire are being asked to give their views and talk about their experiences of acquiring food in the UK for a University of Hertfordshire research project.

    9 March 2015

  • New instrument for NASA unmanned aircraft

    New instrument for NASA unmanned aircraft

    Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire have designed and built a new type of instrument for climate research that is capable of detecting and analysing microscopic airborne particles at altitudes twice as high as a commercial jet flies.

    6 March 2015

  • Launch of the PAM Colloquia series

    Launch of the PAM Colloquia series

    The School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics (PAM) saw the launch of the PAM colloquia series, a forum where important new research results of areas relevant to the PAM community are presented by renowned researchers from institutions across the UK.

    5 March 2015

  • Robots for stroke rehabilitation

    Robots for stroke rehabilitation

    Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and a team of European partners have developed a prototype of a robotic glove which stroke sufferers can use in their own home to support rehabilitation and personal independence in receiving therapies.

    5 March 2015

  • Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy

    Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy

    Dr Daniele Moyal-Sharrock is an invited keynote speaker at a conference on Wittgenstein Approaches to Moral Philosophy taking place at the University of Leuven, Belgium on September 17-19, 2015.

    5 March 2015

  • Professor Humphrey Rang comes to the University of Hertfordshire

    Professor Humphrey Rang comes to the University of Hertfordshire

    Professor Humphrey Rang has delivered a seminar on Pharmacology in a series of publicly available seminar evenings within the School of Life and Medical Sciences.

    25 February 2015

  • Research cracks the code

    Research cracks the code

    Scientists from the School of Life and Medical Sciences have cracked a code the governs infections, which had previously hidden in plain sight.

    24 February 2015

  • On the yellow brick road from Hatfield to Oz - with a VIP stopover in Hollywood!

    On the yellow brick road from Hatfield to Oz - with a VIP stopover in Hollywood!

    Lucy Brown and Lyndsay Duthie, Film and Television Programme Leaders within the School of Creative Arts, took a very special trip to the Land of Oz - but not before making a quick detour in their ruby slippers to the Walk of Fame in Hollywood.

    17 February 2015

  • New Exhibition: charting a visual history of the future as the basis to explore the UK's key urban challenges

    New Exhibition: charting a visual history of the future as the basis to explore the UK's key urban challenges

    A new Exhibition will be running at the Royal Institute of British Architects from 10 February to 31 March 2015, which draws on the work of the Foresight Future of Cities Project, Government Office of Science and the RIBA, co-curated by Professor Nick Dunn, University of Lancaster, Nick Francis, Space Syntax, and our very own Dr Paul Cureton of the School of Creative Arts.

    16 February 2015

  • Dr Matthew Sinnicks appointed to research fellowship

    Dr Matthew Sinnicks appointed to research fellowship

    Dr Matthew Sinnicks, who earned his PhD at UH, is now a Research Fellow at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues.

    11 February 2015

  • Rare opportunity to take part in 2-day workshop at the John Lewis Heritage Centre

    Rare opportunity to take part in 2-day workshop at the John Lewis Heritage Centre

    Businesses can use history and heritage in many ways: as a marketing tool, an inspiration for product development, to engage staff, to aid their decision-making.  John Lewis' recent 150th anniversary celebrations demonstrated the value of the past and the Partnership's Heritage Centre played an active role in making the anniversary a success.

    10 February 2015

  • Prototype of a robotic system with emotion and memory developed by university researchers

    Prototype of a robotic system with emotion and memory developed by university researchers

    Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have developed a prototype of a social robot which supports independent living for the elderly, working in partnership with their relatives or carers.

    5 February 2015

  • Matthew Hancock MP welcomes innovation investment for Hertfordshire

    Matthew Hancock MP welcomes innovation investment for Hertfordshire

    The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Enterprise, visited the University of Hertfordshire on 29 January to announce that the Government will invest £2.5m in an innovation hub at the University, as part of a multi-million pound funding package for the county.

    30 January 2015

  • SSAHRI Multi-Disciplinary Research Grants competition 2015

    SSAHRI Multi-Disciplinary Research Grants competition 2015

    SSAHRI is delighted to announce a one-off competition to support collaborations between researchers from two or more Schools within the University, at least one of whom must be from SSAHRI.  

    8 January 2015

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