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15 July 2024

Government childcare policy fails to address nursery ‘cold spots’ in disadvantaged areas

Experts in early childhood education have called on the government to focus on incentivising providers to operate in disadvantaged areas, rather than targeting funding on middle and high income earners.


09 July 2024

Funded scholarship supports Ozzy to achieve his career ambition

Sheffield man, Ozzy Jama, who turned his life around through boxing has become the first student to secure a new fully-funded Master’s course in strength and conditioning coaching, helping to increase diversity in the industry.


05 June 2024

New guide showcases how golf can help to improve health and wellbeing in older adults living with long-term conditions

Sheffield Hallam University has teamed up with Golf in Society and Sport for Confidence to develop a free guide to show how golf can be adapted to improve health and strength in older adults living with long-term conditions and those with barriers to physical activity.


03 June 2024

Researchers call for greater focus on curbing excess consumption by wealthy households

A new study led by a team of researchers from Sheffield Hallam University aims to better understand the reasons for high consumption lifestyles and identify ways to enable sustainable reductions in consumption.


08 May 2024

£4m funding boost to expand pioneering cancer support service across South Yorkshire

A pioneering exercise, nutrition and wellbeing cancer support service that has helped more than 1,000 people in Sheffield prepare for and recover from cancer treatment has received a £4 million funding boost to expand across South Yorkshire.


23 April 2024

Coalfield communities held back by lack of quality jobs – new research

Former coalfield communities still face a shortage of quality jobs, according to a new report by Sheffield Hallam University experts.


22 April 2024

Sheffield Hallam University marks Civic Fellowship anniversary

Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre has celebrated the second anniversary of the Civic Fellowship programme aimed at developing strong partnerships between local community-based organisations and academic researchers.


24 March 2024

New tools created to help keep patients waiting for surgery active

A set of new online tools created to support people waiting for knee and hip surgery to manage their physical and mental wellbeing have helped to increase activity levels among patients and reduce the amount of time they spent sitting.


11 March 2024

New £2.4m project to support improvements for renters in South Yorkshire

Sheffield Hallam University is a key partner in a new £2.4m project to support tenants in the private rented sector to make renovations and improvements to their properties.


06 March 2024

New research network will improve South Yorkshire children’s health outcomes

A new research network bringing together leading experts from across the region to improve health outcomes for children across South Yorkshire has been launched.


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