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20 May 2022

New report reveals extensive hidden unemployment in older industrial areas of Britain

A new report by researchers at Sheffield Hallam University suggests official figures seriously understate the scale of unemployment in Britain, bringing into question widely held assumptions about the post-pandemic labour market.

03 May 2022

Sheffield Hallam twins with Ukrainian university to offer support to students and academics

Sheffield Hallam University has twinned with Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design in offer of support to Ukrainian students and academics.

29 March 2022

Educational resources to support conversations with children about war and conflict

Our early years education experts have joined forces with an organisation that supports mental health and wellbeing in schools to create specialist resources to help parents and children deal with anxiety caused by the war in Ukraine

29 March 2022

Hallam academic joins forces with artist Pete McKee on climate inspired interactive art installation

Specially commissioned research carried out by a Sheffield Hallam University academic has helped shape a new climate inspired interactive art installation by artist Pete McKee.

21 March 2022

Sheffield Hallam brings together city organisations to open conversations about climate change

Performance and architecture academics from Sheffield Hallam University have brought together community and cultural organisations across the city to open conversations about the climate crisis.

18 March 2022

New study finds autistic young people can thrive in a more flexible education system

A new study exploring the educational experiences of autistic young people and their families’ during the pandemic found that some young people thrived and calls for policymakers to be more responsive to different educational needs.

16 March 2022

Breaking new ground on Sheffield Hallam University’s city campus development

Key figures from South Yorkshire visited Sheffield Hallam to mark the start of construction work on the first phase of University’s city campus development.

16 March 2022

Sheffield Hallam students and staff raise over £8,000 for Ukraine appeal

Staff and students from Sheffield Hallam University are cycling the distance between South Yorkshire and the Ukrainian border to raise money for the DEC Ukraine appeal.

10 March 2022

World-first ‘accountability principles’ to help safeguard use of AI in policing

Sheffield Hallam researchers are working with international partners to create world-first ‘accountability principles’, to help guide the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by policing and security agencies, as well as judiciaries.

08 March 2022

New £3.4m project to protect police officers and their families from online harassment and hate crime

A new £3.4m project led by Sheffield Hallam University, which aims to understand the unique risks faced by police officers and their families online and to develop tools to keep them safe, is launching next month.

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