Latest research news

  • Every red dwarf star has at least one planet

    Every red dwarf star has at least one planet

    Three new planets classified as habitable-zone super-Earths are amongst eight new planets discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf stars by an international team of astronomers from the UK and Chile. The study identifies that virtually all red dwarfs, which make up at least three quarters of the stars in the Universe, have planets orbiting them.

    4 March 2014

  • Strategies for developing new antiviral flu drugs

    Strategies for developing new antiviral flu drugs

    New analysis of the influenza A virus by scientists at the University of Hertfordshire shows potential for developing new antiviral drugs which are more likely to be universally effective against the flu virus originating from avian, swine or human virus strains.

    27 February 2014

  • Climate change puts wheat crops at risk of disease

    Climate change puts wheat crops at risk of disease

    There is a risk that severity of epidemics of some wheat diseases may increase within the next ten to twenty years due to the impacts of climate change according to a study by international researchers led by the University of Hertfordshire.

    26 February 2014

  • Red skies discovered on extreme brown dwarf

    Red skies discovered on extreme brown dwarf

    A peculiar example of a celestial body, known as a brown dwarf, with unusually red skies has been discovered by a team of astronomers from the University of Hertfordshire’s Centre for Astrophysics Research.

    6 February 2014

  • Philosophy Research Seminar

    Philosophy Research Seminar

    On 30 January the Philosophy Research Seminar Series welcomed Bill Ransome.

    31 January 2014

  • Hertfordshire Professor elected Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

    Hertfordshire Professor elected Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

    Keith Laws, professor of cognitive neuropsychology at the University of Hertfordshire, has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in recognition of his outstanding contribution to research in the field of cognitive neuropsychology.

    31 January 2014

  • Developing new methods to assess resistance to disease in young oilseed rape plants

    Developing new methods to assess resistance to disease in young oilseed rape plants

    Being able to measure resistance to disease in young oilseed rape plants is vital in the battle to breed new disease resistant varieties of the crop, and is the focus of a study by a team of researchers led by the University of Hertfordshire.

    27 January 2014

<< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 >>