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22 June 2022

First-of-its-kind study will develop VR scenarios to help children overcome social anxiety disorders

Sheffield Hallam University has been awarded £35,000 to develop a platform of home-based immersive virtual reality (VR) scenarios to help alleviate social anxiety disorder (SAD) symptoms amongst children.


06 April 2022

Sheffield Hallam reveals health-tech businesses set to join its accelerator programme

A Finnish start-up that delivers online postnatal exercise programmes to help new mothers recover safely after childbirth is part of the cohort of health businesses accepted onto Sheffield Hallam University’s latest Wellbeing Accelerator.


28 October 2021

Hallam helps law enforcement agencies use Artificial Intelligence against high priority threats

Increasing the awareness, adoption, and long-term impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in law enforcement agencies across Europe is the aim of a new project led by Sheffield Hallam University.


21 September 2021

Hallam designed app that keeps UN workers safe in Afghanistan shortlisted for Times Higher award

A life-saving security app developed by Sheffield Hallam University and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been nominated for a prestigious Times Higher Education award.


16 July 2021

Six-figure funding secured to develop chatbot for young people with type 1 diabetes

A team of researchers from Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Children’s Hospital has been awarded £800,000 to develop the first NHS-approved chatbot virtual assistant for young people with type 1 diabetes who are moving from paediatric to adult care


02 June 2021

Hallam researchers developing virtual reality games to help people rehabilitate from swallowing disorder

Researchers from Sheffield Hallam University are developing new immersive virtual reality (VR) scenarios which will help people to rehabilitate and recover from dysphagia, a swallowing disorder which is highly prevalent in older populations.


07 May 2021

Racing partnership puts students in the fast lane

Students will soon be able to kickstart their careers thanks to a new partnership with a national motorsport team.


18 March 2021

Hallam donates 200 laptops to help disadvantaged children learn online

Sheffield Hallam University is helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds access online resources by donating 200 devices to Laptops for Kids.


17 March 2021

Sheffield Hallam graduate chosen to lead a project to create a virtual art gallery for children

A graduate has been selected to lead a project to create a virtual art gallery to encourage creativity in special needs and primary school children.


26 January 2021

Researchers embark on project to improve efficiency of UK’s national rail network

A two-year project to improve the resilience and efficiency of the UK’s national rail network has been launched.


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