Increasing female leadership in sport is the most urgent issue that needs to be addressed in order to reduce inequality in the sporting profession and encourage more women to participate in sport, according to a global research report exploring women and sport that our academics have worked on.
8 August 2018
An international study into the sizes of oriental cuckoo eggs compared with the egg sizes of their four corresponding hosts in Russia has shown, for the first time, that cuckoos vary the size of their eggs to match those of their hosts, providing evidence of evolutionary adaptation.
6 August 2018
The findings of the first meta-analysis examining the effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) on improving the quality of life and functioning and reducing distress of people diagnosed with schizophrenia have, today, been published in the peer-reviewed journal BMC Psychology.
19 July 2018
We were delighted to hold our first Alumni Event in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Monday 25 June 2018.
26 June 2018
A new study by academics at the University of Hertfordshire, published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, has shown that combining different types of crop resistance increases their efficiency at controlling a major plant pathogen which causes phoma stem canker on oilseed rape.
31 May 2018
A new study by University of Hertfordshire researchers has discovered that an important source of gene resistance against one of the leading pathogens of oilseed rape, Phoma stem canker, is becoming less effective, which could lead to substantial losses to the oilseed rape breeding industry and to arable farmers in the UK.
1 May 2018
A group of 30 second and third year Physiotherapy students, assisted by staff from the University of Hertfordshire, delivered post-event massages to runners raising funds for the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society at this year’s London Marathon.
23 April 2018
The University of Hertfordshire is teaming up with four leading universities across England to launch the Ceres Agritech Knowledge Exchange Partnership which will drive research, innovation and commercialisation within the agritech industry.
16 April 2018
On Thursday 29 March 2018, Richard Harrington MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and the Industrial Strategy, formally launched the Hertfordshire Science Partnership at the University of Hertfordshire.
26 March 2018
University of Hertfordshire PhD student Luke Oates presented his research, on the effects the sport of fencing has on the body, to politicians and a panel of judges at the Houses of Parliament on Monday 12 March.
19 March 2018
In March 2018, numerous events took place across the University of Hertfordshire in recognition of Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
13 March 2018
A new research review, conducted by academics at the University of Hertfordshire, has identified that the cognitive areas where women usually have the upper hand over men, such as verbal communication, are those quickest to decline in women as the Alzheimer’s disease progresses.
28 February 2018
A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, has found that gluten free foods generally do not offer healthier alternatives to regular food and are considerably more expensive.
18 January 2018
The University of Hertfordshire is sponsoring the Civic Awards 2018. Make your nomination today.
16 January 2018
University of Hertfordshire researchers have been trialling a new approach to help the public easily identify which wholegrain foods are healthiest.
11 January 2018