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Hertfordshire Business School shortlisted in THE Awards

Hertfordshire Business School shortlisted for award for second year running....

Eco friendly fashion brand scoops two prizes at annual University of Hertfordshire start-up awards

Creative arts graduate Morchen Liu was the big winner at this year’s Flare Ignite awards, scooping £9,000 for his eco-friendly fashion brand....

Breakthrough in cloud-free surveillance technology set to provide enhanced crop intelligence for UK’s agriculture sector

The University of Hertfordshire’s Centre for Astrophysics Research has been awarded £200,000 in funding from the Science and Technology Facilities Council to develop and bring to market its ClearSky technology in partnership with Agrimetrics, who operate a Data Marketplace for...

New report outlines recommendations for sustainable transport planning

A new report launched today by the Transport Planning Society and conducted by the University of Hertfordshire makes key recommendations for achieving a low carbon transport system and better places...

Pandemic increases dietary health inequalities in the East of England

Initial findings from a new study by a team of researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration East of England (ARC EoE), has...

Gold in the cosmos is an astronomical mystery

A new study of galaxy evolution, published in The Astrophysics Journal, reveals unexplained quantities of gold in the cosmos, posing an astronomical mystery. Researchers working on the project say their...

Only the nose knows: New international network explores how odours lead to actions

The University of Hertfordshire is part of a groundbreaking new international research network dubbed Odor2Action, led by CU Boulder. The work is aimed at understanding how animals use information from...

SEPnet wins £370k to fund collaborative PhDs with SMEs

The University of Hertfordshire has joined a SEPnet (South East Physics Network) project to launch collaborative PhD opportunities with Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) over the next three years, having...

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...

Case Studies

Labelling solutions business drives growth through product testing at the University

Welwyn Garden City based business, Silver Fox, explain how the University and it's engineering department have supported them with successful product testing....

Suzero’s war on sugar; healthy snack bar entrepreneurs push for accelerated growth in 2020

Business Incubator members Ollie and Sam, continue waging a war against sugar, with low sugar snack bars, Suzero....

Virtual reality business, Virtronix, continues to grow with the support of the University's Business Incubator

Business Incubator member, Richard Jackson, on how the University has helped grow his company Virtronix, through collaborative support and guidance....

The craft of co-creation: degree apprenticeships

Andrew Flintham, reflects on their partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and the success of their TUI Management Degree Apprenticeship...

Business Incubator member, Caroline Syson, prepares for January launch of Pocket PA

Caroline Syson has been a member of the University of Hertfordshire's Business Incubator since July 2018, and is due to launch her simple accountancy-based app for entrepreneurs, Pocket PA, this...

£3.5 million climate change fund established to shake agri-food sector

A consortium of leading scientific research and academic institutions have come together to identify innovative solutions to tackle climate change linked to the agri-food sector....

Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership contributes significant research to the life sciences industry

University of Hertfordshire PhD student James Fortune is in his second year of a Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership (HKEP), contributing significant research to the life sciences industry on behalf of...

A decision-support system for the NHS

As the UK population ages, and demand for health care continues to exceed supply, NHS managers need to be able to make the most out of scarce resources....

RGH Rubber strengthens commercial capacity through Knowledge Transfer Partnership

RGH Rubber, a manufacturer, convertor and distributer of foam and tape technologies, was able to strengthen its commercial capacity and internal processes by engaging in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with...