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10 November 2022

National Meme Day: New study finds memes help to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression

National Meme Day: New study finds memes help to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression


03 November 2022

New £4 million Digital Good Network launched to ensure technologies are beneficial to society

Sheffield Hallam University is part of a new Digital Good Network (DGN) which will explore how digital technologies can be used in ways that benefit people, society and the economy.


28 September 2022

Rough sleepers disproportionately criminalised by PSPOs

People experiencing street homelessness are disproportionately criminalised in areas with Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs), according to a new report from Sheffield Hallam University.


21 July 2022

Child victims of trafficking share their views and experiences in new research

Young victims of modern slavery have shared their experiences following identification of human trafficking through the UK immigration and social care systems in a new interim report published today.


28 April 2022

Hallam academic leads memorial for anti-colonial activist Joseph Bilé

A plaque to commemorate Joseph Bilé, one of the most important German-speaking Black political activists, has been placed in Berlin thanks to a Sheffield Hallam academic.


01 March 2022

Social justice professor recognised with prestigious fellowship

A Sheffield Hallam University social justice professor whose research aims to transform care and protection of child victims of human trafficking has been conferred as a fellow of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences.


12 November 2021

Covid-19 internet memes can be a coping mechanism for those with anxiety

Internet memes related to Covid-19 may act as a coping mechanism for people suffering from clinically significant symptoms of anxiety, a new study has found.


30 March 2021

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.


15 December 2020

Behaviour experts recommend praise to encourage compliance with Covid-19 guidelines

People are more willing to adhere to Covid-19 restrictions if they are praised for their efforts and told why guidelines are changing, according to behavioural science experts from Sheffield Hallam University.


09 December 2020

New research project to explore impact of anti-social behaviour powers on homeless people

The impact of anti-social behaviour powers on the lives of homeless people will be explored in a new research project led by Sheffield Hallam University


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