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07 October 2021

Sheffield Hallam awarded £30k to further develop stroke prevention service

Digital health experts from Sheffield Hallam University have received a £30,000 grant to further develop a heart monitoring service which detects the health warning signs in those at risk of stroke and investigate the commercial viability of the technology.


30 September 2021

Sheffield Hallam secures £250k project to develop digital healthcare workforce

Sheffield Hallam University has secured £250,000 of funding to deliver a healthcare digital capability project with NHS Rotherham Integrated Care System and create a more digitally literate NHS workforce.


21 September 2021

Play tackling mental health hosted by Hallam

Sheffield Hallam University is hosting a new play by an award-winning playwright tackling the issues of depression and suicide to help raise awareness and encourage discussion on difficult topics


14 September 2021

First comparative study analyses the effects of regional diets in adults at risk of cardiovascular disease

Health researchers from Sheffield Hallam University have published the first study to compare major traditional diets from around the world and examine the preventative effects for cardiovascular disease.


08 September 2021

Study finds polyphenol-rich food helps gym-goers recover from muscle damage where time to heal is limited

A new study has found that the consumption of polyphenol‐rich plant-based food helps to reduce muscle damage up to 96 hours after exercise for scenarios where rapid recovery is key.


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).


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