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.
Youngest Extra-Solar Planet Discovered
University of Hertfordshire (UK) astronomers, Dr Maria Cruz Gálvez-Ortiz and Dr John Barnes, are part of an international collaboration that has discovered the youngest extra-solar planet around a solar-type star, ...
Influencing others through gestures: misleading eyewitnesses
Gestures made during interviews can influence or even misinform eyewitnesses. In addition, eyewitnesses are unlikely to recall the influential gestures being shown to them, new research from the University of Hertfordshire ...
Study finds that children can learn a second language in preschool
Interim results from an international research project which looks at bilingual education reveal that children can learn a second language as early as preschool.
Evidence that cognitive therapy is of no value in schizophrenia
Research co-led by an academic at the University of Hertfordshire, concludes that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is of no value in schizophrenia and has limited effect on depression.
Hertfordshire team wins Humanoid Simulation League in Robot Football Cup
The Bold Hearts, a student team from the University of Hertfordshire, has just won the Humanoid Simulation League in the Robocup German Open 2009. The team is now preparing for the Robocup World Championships in Austria, ...
Energy-Efficient Intelligent House that Can Learn our Routines
The first home in the UK which can learn from its residents and take decisive action and text if it is being burgled or the door has been left unlocked, will be unveiled this week in Cairo.
Academic claims that election colours have faded
As the UK election looms, a historian at the University of Hertfordshire has revealed that political colours have lost much of their impact.
New Dangers of 'Clubbing Drugs' on the Web
Two University of Hertfordshire academics will release new evidence about the dangers of ‘Spice’ drugs today at the first International Psychonaut Web Mapping Conference in Ancona, Italy.
Alzheimer's disease -- crosses boundaries of education and gender
A postgraduate researcher at the University of Hertfordshire has found that Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) results in greater language impairments in more highly-educated than less learned patients.