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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.

11 May 2022

Sheffield Hallam develops new methods to reduce use of animal testing in medical research

Researchers at Sheffield Hallam University are working to find alternate methods of conducting medical research that does not require live animals.

06 April 2022

Sheffield Hallam reveals health-tech businesses set to join its accelerator programme

A Finnish start-up that delivers online postnatal exercise programmes to help new mothers recover safely after childbirth is part of the cohort of health businesses accepted onto Sheffield Hallam University’s latest Wellbeing Accelerator.

24 March 2022

Professor of maternal and infant health receives RCM Fellowship

A Sheffield Hallam University professor who leads and champions research on maternal and infant health has been honoured with a Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Fellowship.

23 March 2022

New guidance launched to make it easier for people with long-term health conditions to be active

Sheffield Hallam University, the National Centre for Sport & Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) and Sport England have teamed up to launch new guidance to support people with long-term health conditions to be more physically active.

18 March 2022

New study finds 3D body measures could pave the way to a 'new BMI'

A team of health researchers from Sheffield Hallam University has found that three-dimensional (3D) body imaging technology provides crucial information that cannot be obtained using traditional methods, such as body mass index (BMI)

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