Jerome Price

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Why I Won't Wear A Uniform

Small acts of rebellion can do wonders for our sense of self<p>When confronted with a rule, do you instinctively want to break it? Do regulations bring …

Alzheimer’s disease: Devastating impact of the illness 'seen more acutely in women'

GETTY - STOCKThe effects of Alzheimer's hit women more than men<p>New analysis suggests the areas of the female brain which are typically stronger, such …

It’s poverty, not individual choice, that is driving extraordinary obesity levels

The “obesity epidemic” deserves much more serious attention than it is getting. It is, after all, thought to be killing nearly three million people a …

BBC Three Counties Radio - Roberto Perrone, NHS Funding Plan, Values of Degrees (05/02/2018)

Eles saíram de vez dos livros e filmes para invadir a vida real. Veja os robôs superinteligentes que têm ajudado crianças autistas em seu desenvolvimento.

Explainer: how Facebook has become the world's largest echo chamber

I began my research career in the last century with an analysis of how news organisations were adapting to this strange new thing called “the …

Career advice: should universities award credit for compassion?

Five years ago, Google began a quest to find the defining characteristic of the perfect team.<p>Was it the ambition, competitiveness or experience of …

Brits abandoning traditional office clothes as suits and ties become a thing of the past

Only one in 10 employees now wears a suit to work, according to a study.<p>Researchers who polled 2,000 workers found the modern British office is more …

Coffee

BBC Radio Wales - Eye on Wales, The Gig Economy

Kayley Thomas takes a look at the gig economy to find out what it is and how people use it to make money. Meanwhile, the rights and rewards it offers are under government scrutiny.

Whole Grain

Electric Generations now at University of Hertfordshire!

<i>Electric Generations</i> has opened at the University of Hertfordshire!<p>The exhibition is on display until 30 March 2018 on the first floor of the R Block …

Robotics

University virtual open days: the how, what and why

Nicola Yeeles analyses how institutions can make the most of this evolving events technology<p>Posted by Julian Owen | January 27, 2018 | …

Supermarkets charging huge mark-up for less healthy gluten free products

Gluten-free foods are fattier and more sugary than regular food, new research has found.<p>Supermarket offerings of gluten-free foods come with a hefty …

Gluten-Free

Research finds women are being steered toward 'routine acceptance of induction' in labour

New research, conducted by academics at the University of Hertfordshire, has found that women are not always getting enough information from their …

New research dispels the healthy eating myth of gluten free foods | University of Hertfordshire

18 January 2018<p>A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, has found that gluten free foods generally do not offer …

New wholegrain labelling system helps consumers choose healthy breakfast options | University of Hertfordshire

11 January 2018<p>University of Hertfordshire researchers have been trialling a new approach to help the public easily identify which wholegrain foods …

Nutrition

REVEALED: Origins of MYSTERIOUS cigar-shaped alien asteroid that baffled Stephen Hawking

The unusual object which is called an interstellar, first shot past Earth in October and caused excitement that it may be an alien space …

Astronomy

See inside the universe in this stunning light sculpture

What better way to imagine the universe in all its dazzling complexity than this 3.3-metre-high singing and flashing sculpture? Cosmoscope depicts …

Are you magnesium deficient? The 9 signs low levels of this key mineral could be ruining your life

• <b>Research suggests 70% of us have low levels of the essential mineral</b>• <b><br>Magnesium rich foods include brown rice, beans, avocados and dark</b> …

How I discovered the origins of the cigar-shaped alien 'asteroid' 'Oumuamua

One of the highlights of 2017 was the discovery of the first object in our solar system that definitely came from somewhere else. At first we thought …

Bullying isn't just verbal or physical – it can also be social, and this can have the worst effects

Bullying is a problem for schools worldwide. It is a fairly common behaviour, although it can be difficult to identify the number of young people who …

The robot who transformed a fraught family's life: Autistic boy, 5, forms an astonishing bond with lifelike humanoid who sings, plays tambourine and can hold a fork or toothbrush

• <b>Ethan Doherty, 5, was diagnosed with autism just over a year ago</b>• <b><br>His autism meant that mealtimes were often difficult in the Doherty household</b>• <b><br>But now,</b> …

The UK’s First Degree-Level Apprenticeship in the Travel Sector opens for applications | University of Hertfordshire

5 December 2017<p>The University of Hertfordshire is working with TUI, the world’s leading travel company, to launch the ‘TUI Management Degree …

Dementia-Friendly Heritage Guide: University research helps inform making heritage dementia friendly | University of Hertfordshire

4 December 2017<p>In an industry first, heritage sites across the country joined forces to launch, with the support of Alzheimer's Society Ambassador …

Slaughterbots

YouTube

Film produced by University of Hertfordshire staff and students goes viral | University of Hertfordshire

28 November 2017<p>A seven minute video entitled “Slaughter Bots” designed to raise awareness of the dangers of autonomous weapons, produced and filmed …

Results from the first Europe-wide study into workers in the European Gig Economy | University of Hertfordshire

28 November 2017<p>Academics from the University of Hertfordshire are using the publication of the study’s findings to call for a fundamental …

New study pinpoints arts, humanities and social science graduates’ skills | University of Hertfordshire

27 November 2017<p>A new study has defined for the first time the skills that graduates at University of Hertfordshire develop by studying arts, …