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Vice-Chancellor reiterates ongoing support for students affected by Covid-19

One year on from the first national lockdown, Vice-Chancellor, Sir Chris Husbands, has reiterated the University’s ongoing support for students affected by the pandemic.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Chris Husbands

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New research reveals hidden meaning behind selfies

Different camera angles used by men and women when taking selfies serve as a type of non-verbal communication about the photo taker’s intentions, according to new research by behavioural scientists.

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Hallam research used to highlight the social value of gyms

A group of 186 affordable gyms run by The Gym Group generated £1.8bn in social value since 2016.

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Sheffield Hallam Students shine at television awards

Film and media students have triumphed in three out of the 11 categories at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Yorkshire Student Television Awards.

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Students back on campus for essential learning

BBC Look North filmed with our journalism and nursing students as certain practical courses were able to carry out in-person teaching for the first time this year.

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Inside China's scheme to transfer Uighurs into work

BBC: Professor Laura Murphy, an expert in human rights and contemporary slavery, spoke to the BBC about the ulterior motive underpinning China's policy of transferring hundreds of thousands of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang to new jobs often far from home.


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What the pandemic has taught us about community

From checking in on elderly neighbours to furloughed workers delivering essentials to vulnerable people - a rediscovery of community spirit has been one of the few positives from the last year.

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Eco-fusion is the new normal, as native and non-native species mix together

Many invasive species cause (often major) problems around the world. However, the idea that all “alien” species are inherently bad, and that invasions can be always effectively controlled, is mistaken.

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Re-imagining our place - Sheffield City Region, the healthiest place in the country to live and work

To mark the first anniversary of the opening of the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC), the Director of the centre, Professor Rob Copeland, has written an article about how we should use the experience of Covid-19 to build a healthier and happier region

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