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15 February 2024

New model to embed arts and creativity in health services

A new £2.1m research project aims to develop an innovative model to make arts, culture and creativity a core part of health and care services across the UK.


13 February 2024

Yorkshire project to empower communities awarded £5m funding

A project to give more power to low-income, marginalised and isolated communities across Yorkshire to confront the challenges posed by climate change and widening inequalities has been awarded £5m in funding.


01 February 2024

South Yorkshire Digital Health Hub welcomes investment by Google

Google has announced investment in ground-breaking research, apprenticeships and digital skills training through the South Yorkshire Digital Health Hub to help address health inequalities and drive economic growth across the region.


22 January 2024

New research finds community-led homes highly affordable

More than 90 per cent of community-led homes were found to be genuinely affordable and could help to address housing shortages in the UK, according to new research.


18 January 2024

Sheffield Hallam University awarded £1.5m to evaluate NHS weight clinics

Researchers at Sheffield Hallam University have been awarded more than £1.5m to lead an evaluation of NHS clinics across England set up to support children and young people who have weight-related complications.


16 January 2024

Sheffield Hallam signs MoU to help make Jeju Island ‘healthiest place to live in Asia’

Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with representatives from the South Korean island of Jeju to help make it the ‘healthiest place to live in Asia’.


15 January 2024

How rising cost of living is impacting sport and physical activity participation

A new report examining how the rising cost of living is impacting the sport and physical activity sector has found people from lower income backgrounds are more likely to have seen their levels of activity negatively affected.


04 December 2023

Sheffield Hallam researcher awarded prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship

Sheffield Hallam University researcher, Dr Alice Bullas, been awarded a £1.6m Future Leaders Fellowship from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to develop new body measurement methods for children living with obesity.


30 November 2023

Sheffield Hallam University to support new £5m project to improve health and tackle inequalities in Wakefield

Sheffield Hallam University is a key research partner in a new £5m programme to gain more insight into why residents in Wakefield have poorer health than people living in other parts of the country.


21 November 2023

South Yorkshire’s ‘overlooked’ food and drink manufacturing sector worth £434m – new report

A new report reveals that South Yorkshire’s food and drink manufacturing sector plays a significant role in the local economy, generating £434 million in economic output and providing 9,000 jobs across 170 businesses.


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