The University of Hertfordshire obtained university status in 1992, heretofore it was a polytechnic college. The University of Hertfordshire is located in Hatfield, Hertfordshire England and offers a myriad of undergraduate and graduate degrees with an emphasis on linking academia to the business world. It has achieved exceptional funding and created a state-of-the-art wired university experience. The student body is around 23,000 which includes international students. Students may take courses at distant learning centers at various university campuses or on-line.
Aphrodisiac for fish and frogs discovered
A supplement simply added to water has been shown to boost reproduction in nematodes (roundworms), molluscs, fish and frogs – and researchers believe it could work for humans too.
Observing galactic 'blow out': Stellar growth spurts stunt future growth
(Phys.org)—For the first time, an international team of astronomers, led by Dr James Geach from the University of Hertfordshire, has revealed the dramatic 'blow out' phase of galactic evolution.
Women in management who wear provocative clothing are seen as less competent
Females who wear provocative clothing at work are more likely to be seen as incompetent than those that dress more conservatively by other females, finds research from the University of Hertfordshire.
Researchers develop prototype of a robotic system with emotion and memory (w/ Video)
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have developed a prototype of a social robot which supports independent living for the elderly, working in partnership with their relatives or carers.
New instrument for NASA unmanned aircraft
Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire have designed and built a new type of instrument for climate research that is capable of detecting and analysing microscopic airborne particles at altitudes twice as high as a ...
Every red dwarf star has at least one planet
Three new planets classified as habitable-zone super-Earths are amongst eight new planets discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf stars by an international team of astronomers from the UK and Chile.
Astronomers unveil secrets of giant elliptical galaxies
New findings of how giant elliptical galaxies move have been discovered by an international team of astronomers using the newly installed Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) at the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) ...
Securing our future food production through better understanding of disease resistance genes in crops
A new understanding as to how plants defend themselves against some pathogens that cause crop diseases is proposed by researchers from the University of Hertfordshire to help scientists breed new, more successful disease-resistant ...
Revealing quantum flow
(Phys.org)—UK-based physicist Ole Steuernagel from the University of Hertfordshire, alongside Dimitris Kakofengitis and Georg Ritter, have found that a new powerful tool they call 'Wigner flow' is the quantum analogue of ...
New method of measuring the mass of supermassive black holes
(Phys.org)—A new way of measuring the mass of supermassive black holes could revolutionise our understanding of how they form and help to shape galaxies.