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12 May 2021

Using green social prescribing to prevent and tackle mental ill health

Researchers are investigating whether prescribing nature can help prevent and tackle mental ill health.


21 April 2021

Sheffield Hallam launches Long Covid research clinics with underserved local communities

We have partnered with Darnall Well Being (DWB) to run a programme of virtual research clinics to learn more from local communities about the lived reality of managing and recovering from Long Covid.


23 March 2021

Exercise to be prescribed to people with cancer in new approach developed and researched in Sheffield

A pioneering physical activity programme designed to help people with cancer prepare for and recover from treatment will be launched at Sheffield Hallam's Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) with funding from Yorkshire Cancer Research.


18 March 2021

Sheffield Children’s physiotherapy service launches at AWRC

Young physio patients are benefiting from a new service created by Sheffield Children’s and Sheffield Hallam University which brings together clinicians and researchers at the Advanced Wellbeing and Research Centre (AWRC).


30 December 2020

Professor of maternal and infant health awarded an MBE

Professor of maternal and infant health awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list


10 November 2020

AWRC collaboration putting physical activity at heart of Covid-19 recovery

The role of physical activity in the UK’s response to Covid-19 is to be explored through a new research collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) and ukactive.


08 July 2020

Santander contributes £94,000 to bolster Sheffield Hallam’s Covid-19 student support

Students at Sheffield Hallam University who have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis are to receive £93,784 of further support and recognition courtesy of Santander Universities.


19 June 2020

Ground-breaking graduate taskforce to support Covid catchup plan

Sheffield Hallam University and the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) have announced a unique initiative that could see hundreds of graduates act as mentors to pupils in South Yorkshire, supporting the £1bn ‘Covid catchup plan’ unveiled by Government today.


12 June 2020

New research and innovation unit to support Covid-19 rehab set up at Sheffield Hallam

A new research and innovation unit to support people to recover and rehabilitate from Covid-19 is to be set up at Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre.


09 June 2020

Behavioural science key to success of ‘test and trace’ app

With the new Covid 19 digital contact tracing app requiring people to perform at least four inter-related behaviours, experts have recommended that behavioural science is integrated within both the app itself and all associated communications if it is to be fit for purpose.


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