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.
Helices of light: dark helices with a bright future
(Phys.org) -- Laser beams can be made to form dark as well as bright intensity helices, or corkscrews of light. In a paper shortly to appear in Optics Express, Dr Ole Steuernagel, at the University of Hertfordshire's Science ...
Making robots more trustworthy
Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire are part of a new £1.2 million project that aims to ensure that future robotic systems can be trusted by humans.
New research links crop disease and climate change
Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire have investigated links between crop disease and climate change which impact our food growth and production - affecting our food security today and for future generations. ...
First impressions do count: Research shows made-to-measure suit makes you appear more confident, successful
(PhysOrg.com) -- Its often said that we make judgments about people in the first three seconds of seeing them. Now new research from the University of Hertfordshire, in collaboration with Mathieson & Brooke Tailors ...
Unexpected discovery could impact on future climate models
(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have made an unexpected find using a polarimeter (an instrument used to measure the wave properties of light) funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), that has the potential ...
Expensive and inexpensive wines taste the same, research shows
(PhysOrg.com) -- Psychologist Prof Richard Wiseman (University of Hertfordshire) today revealed the results of The Taste Test - a large-scale experiment to discover whether expensive wines are good value for money. The experiment ...
Germ Genie kills keyboard germs
Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire proved the effectiveness of Germ Genie, a tool to prevent infections from keyboards, which was launched in October.
Astronomers discover coolest objects outside solar system
UK's University of Hertfordshire astronomers have measured the distances to 11 of the coolest objects ever discovered outside our solar system. The 11 cool objects known as brown dwarfs have masses intermediate ...
3D scanning shapes the future of childrenswear
Childrenswear designers and retailers will be able to design and make better fitting clothes for British children from four to seventeen years thanks to 3D scanning of children by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire.
Energy-efficient intelligent house that can monitor health
(PhysOrg.com) -- An energy-efficient house which can send alerts if its residents are ill has been developed by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, UK.