Features and comment

Features and comment

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03 April 2024 | 4 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

Why new ideas and inventions are essential to ensure we can all enjoy healthier lives

A recent report by one of the UK’s leading health experts found that health inequalities caused a million early deaths in England in the last decade.

27 February 2024 | 5 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

The power of degree apprenticeships

One of the defining features of the current job market is the difficulty many sectors are having in recruiting and retaining fresh talent. In the growing logistics industry, we require a steady supply of new recruits to keep up with demand for our services.

20 February 2024 | 4 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

My first impressions of Sheffield can be summed up in one word: optimism

It’s a great time to start a new job in Sheffield. I write at the start of my second month as Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University.

13 February 2024 | 3 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

Investing in leadership skills is vital for business resilience

As we head into 2024, small businesses across our region, and the country, are facing myriad challenges. Rising costs, recruitment and retention issues, the climate emergency, pressure to achieve net zero and geopolitical uncertainty to name a few.

05 December 2023

All ages, all stages – defending apprenticeships which work for Yorkshire

Degree-level apprenticeships work across many different disciplines because they are employer-led; aimed towards people at all ages and at all stages of life, based on skills gaps and demand. The principle that this kind of education should be widely available needs to be robustly defended, and the benefits that these programmes bring to Yorkshire’s economy and public services should be plainly set out.

01 November 2023 | 4 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

Why engineering is essential to the future of our food and drink sector

Today (1 November) is National Engineering Day – a celebration of how engineers make a difference and help shape the future. Food probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about the impact of engineers, but engineering is essential to the future of the food and drink manufacturing sector.

20 September 2023 | 10 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

How to get Sheffield moving to unlock a healthier, fairer future for the region

In an era marked by sedentary lifestyles, growing health disparities, and the tangible threat of climate change, the significance of National Fitness Day (Wednesday 20 September) has never been more apparent

01 August 2023 | 5 minutes

Mediterranean wildfires - we must seize the opportunities to change our urban and rural environments

The current wildfires in the Mediterranean region are far more expansive than usual. Logically, they are a consequence of climate change – prolonged drier periods, increased air temperatures and the resultant stronger, warmer, drier winds.

16 March 2023 | 3 minutes

Hallam staff share innovative hotel simulation with students in Ukraine

As part of our commitment as a University of Sanctuary, and our Hallam Value of collaboration, we have been supporting Ukrainian students and academics at the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD).

14 February 2023 | 3 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

Decisive action must follow the warm words about degree apprenticeships

Decisive action must follow the warm words about degree apprenticeships

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