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08 June 2022

Professor awarded OBE for services to security research

A professor of informatics and security research has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

28 April 2021

Pioneering fingerprint method developed to help police identify suspects from blood marks

A new forensic fingerprint method has been developed by Sheffield Hallam University which could help police to gain a greater understanding of crime scenes from blood evidence.

22 April 2021

Sheffield Hallam University evaluates violent crime reduction in West Yorkshire

Psychologists have led an evaluation assessing the effectiveness of West Yorkshire Police’s Violence Reduction Unit.

11 December 2020

Sheffield Hallam University begins €6.8m European project utilising AI to combat online child sexual exploitation

Researchers at Sheffield Hallam University have begun working with key partner organisations from across the EU on a €6.8m project to combat online child sexual exploitation.

08 December 2020

Hallam ethical hackers commissioned to provide £100k cyber support to small businesses

Computing students at Sheffield Hallam have been commissioned by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to support small, medium, and sole trading businesses with cyber security.

05 November 2020

Social science festival returns to discuss how society will respond to Covid-19

From exploring how active travel can be embedded into our daily lives to understanding how our working life has become fundamentally changed by a global pandemic – the 2020 Festival of Social Sciences will explore pioneering research from Sheffield Hallam University.

28 October 2020

Study launched to explore impact of knife crime images on young people

The effects of knife images on young people are set to be examined as part of a new partnership project led by researchers at Sheffield Hallam.

25 September 2020

South Yorkshire Police welcomes first intake of Hallam degree apprentices

South Yorkshire Police has welcomed its first intake of student officers through a new Police Constable degree apprenticeship.