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03 February 2023

World Cancer Day: Sheffield Hallam and Yorkshire Cancer Research celebrate one-year anniversary of first Active Together patient

World Cancer Day (Saturday 4 February) marks the one-year anniversary of the first patient to walk through the doors of Sheffield Hallam University and Yorkshire Cancer Research’s pioneering cancer support service, Active Together


23 January 2023

New director at the helm of Sheffield’s National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine

A new director has been appointed to lead the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM), based at Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre


14 December 2022

Sheffield Hallam VR healthcare expert recognised by international gaming industry

A Sheffield Hallam University researcher whose pioneering virtual reality (VR) technology in healthcare has helped amputees, burns victims and children with limb injuries to rehabilitate, has been recognised internationally by The Game Awards and included in its prestigious Future Class 2022.


05 December 2022

Sheffield Hallam launches health and wellbeing careers programme for young people

The application window has opened for 16- to 23-year-olds in South Yorkshire to join Sheffield Hallam’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre health and wellbeing-focused careers programme


11 November 2022

Sheffield Hallam University opens major design exhibition in Hong Kong

Sheffield Hallam University’s design-led research group Lab4Living is collaborating with the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) to open a major exhibition exploring how design can imagine an equitable future and respond to evolving needs as populations age.


22 September 2022

Pioneering cancer support service launches in Sheffield following successful pilot

A new cancer support service which improves medical care, minimises time spent in hospital and reduces the likelihood of complications from surgery has launched in Sheffield, following a successful trial with over 150 patients from the region.


28 July 2022

Sheffield Hallam and Canon Medical Systems UK sign MoU to improve population health

Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Canon Medical Systems UK (Canon Medical UK) to enhance the development of research and innovation products which will help people move and improve population health.


07 July 2022

Sheffield Hallam awarded £300k from UKRI for healthy ageing project

Sheffield Hallam University has been awarded £300,000 for a healthy ageing project that will address some of the barriers faced by older adults who struggle to participate in traditional exercise.


22 June 2022

First-of-its-kind study will develop VR scenarios to help children overcome social anxiety disorders

Sheffield Hallam University has been awarded £35,000 to develop a platform of home-based immersive virtual reality (VR) scenarios to help alleviate social anxiety disorder (SAD) symptoms amongst children.


20 June 2022

Government accused of withholding ethnicity data relating to Covid-19 deaths amongst NHS workers

The government has been accused of refusing to disclose the demographic information relating to Covid-19 deaths amongst NHS workers in England, despite multiple Freedom of Information submissions.


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