Latest University of Hertfordshire Stories

2009-01-23 14:22:16

A team of University of Hertfordshire philosophers lead by Professor Paul Coates and Dr Sam Coleman is conducting a three-year research project to explore conscious experiences that contemporary science still cannot explain.

2009-01-23 13:42:09

A philosopher at the University of Hertfordshire is leading a two-year project to investigate how people present themselves online, in virtual environments.

2009-01-20 15:35:57

A new piece of equipment worth £218,000 pounds ($303,000 USD), which has been installed at the University of Hertfordshire to train radiotherapy students to treat cancer patients, will be used to train this year’s intake of students.

2009-01-20 15:31:56

A new report, co-authored by a University of Hertfordshire academic, which will be launched this Thursday (22 January), has revealed that girls are more likely to have new technologies at home than boys and it is mothers rather than fathers who assist them.

2009-01-13 14:44:07

A team of University of Hertfordshire astronomers led by Dr David Pinfield of the Centre for Astrophysics Research is leading a major new European collaboration to search for and study planets around other stars (extra-solar planets).

2008-06-27 06:02:30

By Walmsley, Andrew Richard Wiseman at the University of Hertfordshire has spent eight years looking at what makes people lucky. We're not talking rabbits' feet and avoiding ladders here - he has devised four principles that determine a person's likelihood of success.

2005-11-09 13:31:21

Observations with Kueyen, one of the 8.2m telescopes composing the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT), have led to the discovery of a short-lived massive star that is moving at a very high speed through the outer halo of the Milky Way galaxy and into intergalactic space.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.