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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)

03 March 2022

New research exposes systemic racism in the NHS as nurses launch Manifesto for Change

A manifesto has been drawn up to demand action from health authorities as part of a ground-breaking study that has uncovered ‘shocking and systemic’ levels of racism in the NHS.

01 March 2022

First-of-its-kind study shines a light on the ‘essential contribution’ of GP nurses

A new report from Sonnet Impact and Sheffield Hallam University has laid bare the unique contribution of general practice nurses (GPNs) and the importance of the profession under the NHS Long Term Plan.

21 January 2022

Volunteers sought for study exploring the impact of exercise on vaccine immunity response

Researchers from Sheffield Hallam University and Leeds Beckett University are recruiting volunteers from Sheffield and Leeds to participate in a new study that will explore whether a single bout of exercise an hour before a vaccine booster jab has a positive effect on immunity levels.

16 July 2021

Six-figure funding secured to develop chatbot for young people with type 1 diabetes

A team of researchers from Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Children’s Hospital has been awarded £800,000 to develop the first NHS-approved chatbot virtual assistant for young people with type 1 diabetes who are moving from paediatric to adult care

08 July 2021

First qualitative study into the perceptions of overtraining in strength sport

Academics from Sheffield Hallam University have undertaken the first qualitative study capturing the perceptions and experiences of overtraining amongst high-performance strength sport coaches.

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