Hallam building digital healthcare workforce as Covid-19 accelerates innovation
Sheffield Hallam University is launching a ground-breaking digital health degree to help meet the growing demand for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data analysis experts in healthcare and improve progression for underrepresented groups, primarily women, into data science professions.
Sheffield Hallam completes first phase of its £900k Wellbeing Accelerator
A tech start-up specialising in online mental health therapy, an activity app which provides buddy support for novice exercisers and a Yorkshire-based SME creating power-assisted equipment to help older adults feel comfortable exercising, are amongst the first cohort of businesses to have been accepted on to Sheffield Hallam University’s £900,000 Wellbeing Accelerator programme.
Why the North should copy New Zealand and set a wellbeing budget
Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK Government – like most other governments across the globe – were obsessed by economic growth as the key measure of success. Growth brings prosperity, we were told; prosperity brings jobs and this is good. But what’s the point of all this prosperity if we’re just going to spend it all on healthcare? Wealth does not always equal health.
Why political decision-making is failing our urban green spaces
Green spaces in city neighbourhoods are critical for wellbeing. A huge amount of research proves their positive health benefits: they support mental and physical health, reduce stress, and cut noise and air pollution.
Radiotherapy tattoos can be a painful reminder of cancer – but 3D imaging could be the solution
Every day in the UK over 150 women will be given the devastating news that they have breast cancer. This is the start of a long journey of treatments that usually involves surgery to remove the tumour – most likely followed by radiotherapy to the breast or chest wall.