Powering Progress

At the University of Hertfordshire we harness the potential of students, businesses, researchers, and the global community, and we stimulate, nurture and grow this potential, to power progress.

This principle applies to all of our research, and we work with industry, the public sector, businesses, charities and policy makers to make it happen. Together we stimulate innovation and encourage new ways of thinking about the greatest challenges facing human beings and our planet, from food inequality, to climate change, to dementia, to cyber security.

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Climate change glacier
Climate change and sustainability
Breaking down barriers to tackling the global climate change emergency
Field of green crops
Food and health
Solving current and future food and health challenges

Researchers from across the University of Hertfordshire collaborate on inter-disciplinary research across six global research themes.

Our research community is focused on finding innovative and sustainable solutions to the critical social, environmental and economic challenges facing society today.

Our research applies science, technology, and social and cultural investigation to food consumption and production, to inform industry, policymakers, and...

Our research addresses issues within the Global Economy including innovation, development, and economic growth, with an emphasis on inclusive, sustainable...

Our research improves mental and physical health. We draw on a range of disciplines, to produce research that makes a...

Our research explores different cultures, heritage, and the ways in which  communities create identities and social cohesion....

Our research includes robotics, artificial intelligence and data sciences, algorithms, and biocomputation, as well as cyber security, biodefense and civil...

Our researchers aim to expand knowledge in diverse areas of Astrophysics, Climate Change Science and Mathematics....

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