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30 Nov, 2017, 14:33 GMT University of Hertfordshire: First Europe-wide Study into Workers in the Gig Economy Reveals Millions of Under Protected Workers Use Online Platforms as Their Main Income Source

Academics from the University of Hertfordshire are using the publication of the study's findings to call for a fundamental redefinition of work in...


05 Oct, 2017, 12:54 BST University of Hertfordshire: €6m International Research Partnership to Improve Food Security in Europe

The University of Hertfordshire is part of an international research team that has secured €6m funding to help policy makers improve the resilience...


09 Aug, 2017, 11:45 BST University of Hertfordshire: Two Potentially Habitable Planets Detected Orbiting the Nearest Sun-Like Star

A new study by an international team of astronomers, led by the University of Hertfordshire, reveals that tau Ceti, the nearest Sun-like star (about...


19 Jul, 2017, 18:51 BST University of Hertfordshire: It is Time for the NHS to See Care Homes as Partners Not Problems, Major Three-Year Study Finds

Research identifies how the NHS and care homes can work better together to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare to the half million people ...


17 Jul, 2017, 13:02 BST Dementia Awareness Training on its Own Will Not Improve Dementia Care in Hospitals, University of Hertfordshire Study Finds

Dementia awareness training as a single strategy will not improve dementia care in hospitals or outcomes for patients, according to a new study from...


05 Jul, 2017, 10:10 BST University of Hertfordshire Reports: Neck Cooling Improves Elite Sporting Performance by Tricking Brains of Athletes, Research Reveals

University of Hertfordshire findings could be applied to skill-based sports including tennis. With Wimbledon underway again for another year,...


23 Jun, 2017, 12:04 BST University of Hertfordshire Reports: Teachers and Fathers Play Key Roles in Protecting Young People from Cyberbullying

Series of University of Hertfordshire reports for Public Health England highlight link between supportive school environments and lower risk of...


21 Jun, 2016, 16:01 BST Airplanes Make Clouds Brighter

Clouds may have a net warming or cooling effect on climate, depending on their thickness and altitude. Artificially formed clouds called contrails...


26 May, 2016, 11:26 BST World Experts Assemble to Debate Novel Psychoactive Substances

Over the last 10 years, many novel (or new) psychoactive drugs (NPS) have become available and around two new psychoactive substances are detected...


29 Sep, 2015, 09:00 BST Robotic Rehabilitation for Stroke Sufferers After University Breakthrough

Stroke sufferers could learn to walk again with a ground-breaking robot developed, in part, by scientists from the University of Hertfordshire. At...