Research at the University of Hertfordshire

Research Themes

Research Centres and Groups at the University of Hertfordshire

Our research is focused across 6 research themes reflecting our interdisciplinary strength in some of the key global challenges of the 21st century.

Select a research theme to find out more about our groundbreaking research and view key projects, news and public engagement. You will also find links to research degrees, centres and groups on the research theme pages.

More about research themes

Food

Research at the University is undertaken across a wide range of Research Centres and Groups...

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Global Ecnomoy

Research at the University is undertaken across a wide range of Research Centres and Groups...

View the global economy theme

Health and Wellbeing

Research at the University is undertaken across a wide range of Research Centres and Groups...

View the health and wellbeing theme

Heritage

Research at the University is undertaken across a wide range of Research Centres and Groups...

View the heritage, cultures and communities theme

Space

Research at the University is undertaken across a wide range of Research Centres and Groups...

View the space theme

Research Centres and Groups at the University of Hertfordshire

Centres and groups

Research at the University is undertaken across a wide range of Research Centres and groups...

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Staff profiles

Staff profiles

You'll find some of the brightest academic and research staff at the University of Hertfordshire. Find out more about the staff who conduct our research...

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Research degrees: Doctoral College

Research degrees: Doctoral College

Join the next generation of researchers. We offer one of the most diverse range of Research Degree programmes in the UK and beyond...

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  • University astronomers unlock secrets of intergalactic space blob

    University astronomers unlock secrets of intergalactic space blob

    An international team of astronomers led by the University of Hertfordshire have solved the mysteries of a giant space blob by witnessing galaxies forming inside the intergalactic gas cloud....

    22 September 2016

  • Dr Sam George to speak at Manchester Gothic Festival

    Dr Sam George to speak at Manchester Gothic Festival

    Following the success of The Company of Wolves conference and the Open Graves, Open Minds research project, Dr Sam George will be speaking at the Gothic North Symposium on Saturday...

    13 September 2016

  • Poetic Botany: online exhibition launches

    Poetic Botany: online exhibition launches

    Dr Sam George, Senior Lecturer in English Literature in the School of Humanities, has recently collaborated with New York Botanical Gardens on an exhibition entitled ‘Poetic Botany: Art and Science...

    13 September 2016

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