Jerome Price

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New Research Reveals Two-Thirds Of Second-Hand Memory Cards Contain Personal Data From Previous Owners | Information Security Buzz

• University of Hertfordshire research finds people aren’t sufficiently erasing data before selling old memory cards from mobile phones, tablets and …

University students offered course on Black Lives Matter movement

Students will be given the chance to study Beyonce and Kendrick Lemar as part of the Britain's first degree course focusing on the Black Lives Matter …

Black Lives Matter

New research helps to de-gender the teaching profession

A new qualitative study, published in the journal <i>Gender and Education</i> and carried out by researchers at the Universities of Hertfordshire and …

200-year-old almanac of sacred charms and folk remedies offers insight into history of magic in Australia

For more than 40 years a clue to Australia's secret history of folk magic has sat undisturbed in a library in Tasmania.<p>"This item came into our …

Tasmania

Are dementia-friendly communities the answer to isolation and stigma?

More than 260 communities in the UK are listed as dementia friendly. A new tool reviews whether they’re meeting their aims<p>There are estimated to be 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. People with dementia, and those who support them, can easily become isolated because of the stigma and …

Hertfordshire researchers ask: How can more men be encouraged into Primary School teaching?

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 7:21am<p>The gender of primary school teachers has no bearing on how they enforce discipline in the classroom.<p>That from a …

Education

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 …

World Economic Forum

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 …

Dementia

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 …

Income Inequality

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 …

Social Media

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 …

Students

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 …

Have we reached peak Costa Coffee?

The high-street chain has dominated the UK’s £9.6bn coffee market for years – but sales fell last year for the first time. Does competition from independents mean trouble is brewing?<p>It was voted the nation’s favourite coffee shop for the eighth year running in 2017 and this week announced its …

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.

Closer to a wholegrain of truth?

Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire have made a breakthrough in identifying the nutritional quality of loaves, which could pave the way …

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 …

Switched-on Stevenage students prove their metal by triumphing in Robot Rumble competition

The competition has been running for almost a year. Picture MBDA<p>Archant<p>Pupils from Stevenage’s Nobel School outmanoeuvred teams from other Herts …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Insomnia, depression, cravings and tiredness are the bane of many of our lives. But they could be signs of a simple problem: magnesium deficiency.<p>The …

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 …

Bullying

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

Mealtimes in the Doherty household used to be a particularly fraught experience. Five-year-old Ethan was diagnosed with autism just over a year ago …