Helping people recover from Covid-19

A new research and innovation unit to support people to recover and rehabilitate from Covid-19 has been set up at Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre.

The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

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Universities Minister meets graduate mentors supporting pupils back to learning

Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan, has met a group of graduate mentors doing ‘invaluable work’ supporting pupils across the region back into the classroom during a virtual visit hosted by Sheffield Hallam University.

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Strengthened partnership to support regional skills

Sheffield Hallam University and The Sheffield College have announced a new strategic partnership which will support the post Covid-19 recovery.

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New tech to de-ice platforms set to revolutionise British rail travel

Innovative technology created by Sheffield Hallam University to automatically de-ice rail platforms for a better passenger experience awarded a share of £9.4m government funding.

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Seven ways social distancing will change restaurants

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the restaurant industry. While a few restaurants have found ways to provide takeaway and dine-at-home offerings, the majority of businesses have shut up shop during lockdown.

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Looking down a road with rundown housing and boarded up shops on one side

Summer statement: £2 billion scheme will not be enough to prevent mass youth unemployment

There are nearly seven million 16-24 years olds in the UK. As many of this group finish school, college or university, they face the real prospect of long-term unemployment.

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Rishi Sunak’s stamp duty cut is not about helping first-time buyers, but shoring up the whole UK economy

One of the big winners in UK chancellor Rishi Sunak’s summer statement is the housing market, where stamp duty has been scrapped for all house purchases under £500,000 until March 2021

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