AWRC projects

Read more about our latest projects below.

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Developing new technology for Sheffield Children's Hospital

We are working with Sheffield Children's Hospital and The Children's Hospital Charity to develop new, globally innovative technologies in paediatric care.

Utilising Canon Medical Systems specialist ultrasound

We are working with Canon Medical Systems to gain insight into health and wellbeing issues that affect a range of people including elite athletes’ performance, the rehabilitation of stroke patients and the health of older people.

Developing evidence-based solutions for Westfield Health

Understanding the impact of Workplaces Wellness interventions was the aim of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the AWRC and Westfield Health.

Helping small businesses achieve big ambitions

Find out how our Wellbeing Accelerator helps start-ups and SMEs to develop innovative health and wellbeing products

Helping people move more in lockdown

Sheffield Hallam University researchers are working with Sport England to help elderly and vulnerable people stay active and exercise during the coronavirus lockdown.

Robotics for children with special needs

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are being supported during clinical appointments by robots, developed in a partnership between the AWRC Sheffield Children's Hospital and the Children's Hospital Charity.

Working with parkrun on pioneering research

We are working with parkrun on groundbreaking research to understand the impact parkrun has on health and wellbeing.

Exploring long covid experiences through physical activity

The effects of long Covid are still unfolding. To find out more about it, we conducted a qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews on 18 people living with the illness.

The Long Covid STAR – Symptoms, Reaction Time, Activity and Recovery

Many people continue to have symptoms of Covid-19, which impacts their life long after they had expected to recover

Protecting vulnerable communities from Long Covid

Long Covid is an unknown illness. We’re creating a unique rehab clinic to help support sufferers

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