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Success for Sheffield Hallam at Guardian University Awards

Sheffield Hallam has won a prestigious Guardian University Award for a project which captures honest conversations between friends studying at the university in order to build a picture of students’ lives and learn how to improve.

A Listening Rooms POD where friendship conversations between students were discussed and analysed, enabling decisions to be made on better and truer understanding of the lived student experience.

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Developing advanced human body measurement

A new research and innovation programme is underway at the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) that is set to transform the way we measure the human body.

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Open letter to student accommodation providers

The Vice-Chancellor and President of the Students' Union at Sheffield Hallam University have written a joint open letter to student landlords and accommodation providers, encouraging them to consider providing refunds, discounts, or flexibility with contracts due to the impact of Covid-19.

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The Hallam i-Lab shortlisted at Yorkshire Financial Awards

Hallam i-Lab has been shortlisted in the Accelerator of the Year category at the Yorkshire Financial Awards.

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Hallam in the media

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Using tech to avoid running injuries

BBC 1: Software designed by sports engineers at Sheffield Hallam has been showcased on The Truth About Getting Fit at Home

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A new U.S. rule could change what you wear — and intervene in a genocide

The Washington Post: Professor Laura T. Murphy has co-penned an opinion piece about a US ban of cotton imports from China.

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Water exercises as effective as gym workouts for preventing cardiovascular disease

New research by the University has found that water exercises are as effective as gym workouts for preventing cardiovascular disease.

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Real estate prices are reaching record highs but that doesn’t mean it’s the only time to sell

The pandemic has had unexpected effects on the housing market, causing a rush to sell. But is this the right moment?

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The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

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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