Policy | Herts

Informing public policy through research

Policy|Herts presents research by University of Hertfordshire academics that provides new insights into issues at the top of the current policy agenda.

Future of work and the gig economy

Future of work

Our research explores the rise of the 'gig economy' and the challenges the changing world of work poses for employment rights and workers' wellbeing...

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Understanding children’s health behaviour and wellbeing

Children's mental health

Analysis of our Health Behaviour in School Aged Children (HBSC) England study data is revealing new insights into self-harm, cyberbullying and girls’ wellbeing...

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A better food system for young and old

Food and public health

Our research shows how the food system can be adapted to promote healthy eating across two vulnerable groups: children and older people...

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Dementia, care homes and end of life care

Dementia & care homes

Evidence-based policy recommendations to improve healthcare for people with dementia and residents of care homes...

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Improving air quality

Improving air quality

Air quality modelling research led by Professor Ranjeet Sokhi is supporting the delivery of new action plans to improve air quality in towns and cities...

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Policy | Herts reports

Policy | Herts reports

Read our series of policy briefings based on research by University of Hertfordshire academics...

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