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Design Futures tackles fiddly toy packaging for Marks and Spencer
Design Futures developed PaperTies as a response to fiddly plastic ties and wire clips widely used in toy packaging. The product is now in use for children's toys in M&S stores, where they seek to expand the use of PaperTies where practically possible.
How our construction students fill an industry skills gap
BAM Construction work with Sheffield Hallam to provide the real-world experiences our students need to excel in their field.
Bespoke education programme for high performing judo coaches
Members of the British Judo Association are the first of our National Governing Body partners to take part in our coach education and development programme which has been designed exclusively for high performing coaches.
Helping Kitlocker kick-off their business
Our work placement students have helped Kitlocker become a market leader.
New DigiBreast3D technology provides reliable data for surgeons
DigiBreast3D is a value for money, easy to use innovation with demonstrated acceptable accuracy
Wipro: Degree apprentices bring new ideas and fresh perspectives to our organisation
With an international client base and workforce, hiring and investing in young talent is a core element of Wipro's global growth strategy.
Making recruitment easy for Pricecheck
SMEs like Pricecheck offer students a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience of the workplace
Analysing the performance of and characteristics of hockey sticks
How Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Sports Engineering Research helped Wasp Hockey, an established manufacturer of hockey sticks
Enhancing football boot performance with cutting edge research
Adidas are actively looking for ways to enhance the quality of their existing football boots. The global brand approached us for a bespoke piece of research into stud configurations which formed part of the company’s long-term research into the traction of football boots.
Dedicated researchers, experienced designers and real world users are guiding the way for visually impaired tourists. Sometimes visually impaired people can be dependent on sighted people for the information they need to navigate new cities, building and rooms.