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University of Hertfordshire receives positive student feedback in latest NSS results

University of Hertfordshire receives positive student feedback in latest NSS results

The University of Hertfordshire’s student community has confirmed that their thoughts, views and opinions are being heard across the institution in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results, released today (15 July 2020)....

15 July 2020

Astrophysics student from University of Hertfordshire awarded first grant from innovative new scholarship programme

Astrophysics student from University of Hertfordshire awarded first grant from innovative new scholarship programme

Tracy Garratt from the University of Hertfordshire is one of four talented students to benefit from an innovative fund set up by leading physicist Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell and the Institute of Physics (IOP)....

7 July 2020

New scheme launched to help Hertfordshire get back to business

New scheme launched to help Hertfordshire get back to business

Hertfordshire businesses struggling to cope because of the pandemic can now access free support. The Volunteer Business Support Scheme, launched 19 June, will help micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to bounce back and support them through the pandemic and beyond....

3 July 2020

New model raises questions about whether offices can safely be adapted for coronavirus

New model raises questions about whether offices can safely be adapted for coronavirus

A model to predict how coronavirus particles could move through buildings, published in Sustainability Journal, raises questions about currently perceived social distancing safety measures in offices and other work spaces....

26 June 2020

Super-Earth planets detected orbiting nearby star

Super-Earth planets detected orbiting nearby star

A system of super-Earth planets – possibly rocky worlds, somewhat heavier than Earth, has been detected orbiting the nearby star Gliese 887....

26 June 2020

Partnership on the lookout for Sports Apprentices

Partnership on the lookout for Sports Apprentices

The Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP), based at the University of Hertfordshire, is recruiting 10 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprentices to help plan and deliver programmes of sport and physical activity in Hertfordshire’s most socially deprived communities....

19 June 2020

Universities should prioritise training doctors, nurses and other professionals in aftermath of Covid-19 say public

Universities should prioritise training doctors, nurses and other professionals in aftermath of Covid-19 say public

A major new survey has found the public thinks HE will be important to the UK’s recovery from Covid, and universities are playing a key role supporting the NHS during this time....

10 June 2020

Plants use microbes to protect themselves from deadly roundworms

Plants use microbes to protect themselves from deadly roundworms

Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and the Indian Institute of Agricultural Research have found that plants protect their roots from pathogens by recruiting microorganisms....

10 June 2020

Memories matter: historians audio diaries capture history in the making

Memories matter: historians audio diaries capture history in the making

A team at the University of Hertfordshire is working on a project to capture history in the making. The Oral History Team, comprised of staff, students and community members at the University, recognised that changes brought to peoples’ lives as a result of the pandemic would be historically significant and...

29 May 2020

Santander Universities awards scholarships of £1,250 to eight Hertfordshire STEM students

Santander Universities awards scholarships of £1,250 to eight Hertfordshire STEM students

Eight first year students of STEM subjects at the University of Hertfordshire have been awarded with scholarships of £1,250 each from Santander Universities....

19 May 2020