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25 April 2024

Sixty-one per cent of social housing tenants cut back on essentials to pay rent

New findings from a survey of social housing tenants found that 70 per cent struggled to pay their rent, with 61 per cent forced to cut back on essentials, such as heating and food, to be able to pay their rent.

02 October 2023

Sheffield Hallam joins Turing University Network

Sheffield Hallam University has been announced as a new member of a network of higher education institutions that will work to use data science and artificial intelligence (AI) for social good.

08 September 2023

Heating on prescription scheme significantly improved health and wellbeing - new research

A scheme that provides heating on prescription to some vulnerable NHS patients significantly improved their health and wellbeing, according to new research by Sheffield Hallam University.

03 July 2023

'He wouldn’t bear the expense of a daughter’ – New film exposes economic abuse in India

A new documentary from Sheffield Hallam University has laid bare the distressing reality for women suffering economic abuse in India.

10 August 2022

Community ownership key to levelling up Britain’s high streets, according to new research

A new report from the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University and Power to Change has shone a light on the need and opportunity for supporting communities to save ailing high streets and support the levelling up agenda.

21 July 2022

Child victims of trafficking share their views and experiences in new research

Young victims of modern slavery have shared their experiences following identification of human trafficking through the UK immigration and social care systems in a new interim report published today.

14 July 2022

Levelling up event with Mayor Oliver Coppard

Sheffield Hallam's Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) and the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority co-hosted a panel to discuss levelling up in South Yorkshire

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.

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.

25 November 2021

Leading women’s rights campaigner wins national award for support of victims of gender-based violence in India

A Sheffield Hallam University lecturer whose work has helped to transform the support for female victims of violence in India has won a prestigious national award.

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