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  • 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

  • Lecturer publishes a peer-reviewed article in SCRIPTed journal

    Lecturer publishes a peer-reviewed article in SCRIPTed journal

    University of Hertfordshire law lecturer, Ms Edina Harbinja, publishes an article in SCRIPTed - A Journal of Law, Technology & Society.

    8 January 2015

  • Santander Research Grant Award Winners

    Santander Research Grant Award Winners

    Through funding provided by Santander Universities, the University was recently able to invite bids for projects aimed at initiating, developing or undertaking EXTERNAL research collaborations.

    8 January 2015

  • SSAHRI Research Grants competition now open

    SSAHRI Research Grants competition now open

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2015/16 SSAHRI Research Grants Competition, open to early career staff and those new or returning to research.

    5 January 2015

  • 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

  • Humanities REF results 2014

    Humanities REF results 2014

    The School of Humanities achieved outstanding results in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

    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

  • Developing a Restorative Justice Strategy

    Developing a Restorative Justice Strategy

    The School of Law is collaborating with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire to develop a cohesive county restorative justice strategy for implementation in 2015.

    5 December 2014

  • University launches new research hub

    University launches new research hub

    A new research collaboration that will for the first time bring together philosophy of mind and practical applications in terms of therapy and caring practice has launched at the University of Hertfordshire this week.

    4 December 2014

  • Observing galactic ‘blow out’

    Observing galactic ‘blow out’

    For the first time, an international team of astronomers, led by Dr James Geach from the University of Hertfordshire, has revealed the dramatic ‘blow out’ phase of galactic evolution.

    4 December 2014

  • Lecturer represents School of Law in China visit

    Lecturer represents School of Law in China visit

    University of Hertfordshire law lecturer, Ms Edina Harbinja, visits China to participate in a second workshop on Digital Copyright Research potentials in China.

    4 December 2014

  • Book publishing success by SSAHRI Award  winner Sylvie  Magerstädt

    Book publishing success by SSAHRI Award winner Sylvie Magerstädt

    We are pleased to announce that Sylvie Magerstädt's first monograph, Body, Soul and Cyberspace in Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema, has now been published as a Palgrave Pivot title. A second book with Rowman & Littlefield International titled Philosophy, Myth and Epic Cinema: Beyond Mere Illusions is due to be published in December this year.

    28 November 2014

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