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23 July 2024

Sheffield Hallam-led project features in international exhibition exploring sustainable futures

A Sheffield Hallam University-led project which examines the changing role of home heating in the UK, Sweden, Finland and Romania features as part of a new international exhibition exploring sustainable futures through art.

24 June 2024

New report highlights urgent need for targeted support for SMEs to achieve net zero

Small and medium-sized enterprises face significant challenges accessing decarbonisation support with less than one per cent benefiting from current initiatives, according to a new report by the UK Energy Research Centre.

03 June 2024

Researchers call for greater focus on curbing excess consumption by wealthy households

A new study led by a team of researchers from Sheffield Hallam University aims to better understand the reasons for high consumption lifestyles and identify ways to enable sustainable reductions in consumption.

16 February 2024

Hallam staff and students plant thousands of moss plugs to help save Peak District moorland

Sheffield Hallam staff and students have teamed up for a Nature Recovery Day, planting sphagnum moss to store carbon, help reduce flooding and provide habitat for wildlife.

04 October 2023

Researchers call for urgent action to accelerate small business decarbonisation

A group of leading researchers are calling for urgent government action to rapidly scale decarbonisation efforts among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help achieve national net zero targets.

25 September 2023

Funding secured for new research project to enhance energy efficiency and nutrition

Sheffield Hallam University has secured funding to lead a new partnership project to improve energy efficiency and make food processing more sustainable through the development of new technologies.

12 September 2023

New research project set to document the social history of home heating

A new project by researchers at Sheffield Hallam University aims to document the social history of home heating in Britain as the era of fossil fuel heating comes to an end.

28 June 2023

Sheffield Hallam part of 10-year commitment to nature recovery

Sheffield Hallam University has signed a new agreement to continue one of the biggest conservation and nature recovery projects in the area

27 June 2023

Topping out ceremony for Sheffield Hallam University’s city campus development

South Yorkshire Mayor Oliver Coppard has joined Sheffield Hallam University and partners to celebrate the ‘topping out’ of the University’s new city centre campus development

13 June 2023

South Yorkshire Sustainability Centre will help region meet net-zero targets and create new jobs

A pioneering sustainability centre, launched today (14 June 2023,) is set to help South Yorkshire meet the challenges posed by the climate emergency, while also providing positive opportunities for the people, places and businesses in the region.

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