Research case studies

The research community at the University of Hertfordshire is committed to finding inspiring and sustainable solutions to fundamental social, economic and environmental problems.


From the nature of galaxies and children with autism to the world of finance – research at the University of Hertfordshire impacts on a wide range of areas affecting us every day. 

Shaping the Future showcase some of the research we are doing which contributes to future economic growth and to positive changes in the way we all live, work and learn.

Impact of research

KASPAR the robot is just one of the many existing research projects at the University of Hertfordshire.

Watch the video to find out how this University of Hertfordshire research is helping children with autism to develop their communication skills.

Who is KASPAR?

Research into the effects of KASPAR on the lives of autistic children.