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06 September 2022

Vaping benefits blood vessel health as much as other nicotine replacements

A new study at Sheffield Hallam University has found that e-cigarettes are as beneficial for the cardiovascular system as conventional nicotine-replacement therapy when stopping smoking.


31 March 2022

Sheffield Hallam University pledges to secure successful student futures

Sheffield Hallam has pledged to develop a Student Futures Manifesto – promising joint action between the University and its students to tackle the problems caused by the pandemic.


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.


15 December 2021

Sheffield Hallam secures 'substantial' investment for latest health business accelerator

The latest window of applications for Sheffield Hallam University’s Wellbeing Accelerator has opened for start-up businesses seeking fully-funded support to bring new products and services to market.


30 September 2021

New study explores the impact of temperature on finish times of London Marathon runners

A new study by Sheffield Hallam University has explored the effects of temperature on the performance of London Marathon runners and finds there is a 2.8 per cent decrease in finish time for every 5 °C increase in temperature above 12 °C.


17 September 2021

Home advantage could see fifth-place finish for France at Paris 2024

Analysis of Olympic host nation advantage and how it impacted Japan’s performance at Tokyo 2020 has revealed the country performed ‘particularly well’ despite the event taking place behind closed doors. The data also indicates that France can expect to finish fifth in the medal table at the Paris 2024 Games.


14 September 2021

First comparative study analyses the effects of regional diets in adults at risk of cardiovascular disease

Health researchers from Sheffield Hallam University have published the first study to compare major traditional diets from around the world and examine the preventative effects for cardiovascular disease.


08 September 2021

Study finds polyphenol-rich food helps gym-goers recover from muscle damage where time to heal is limited

A new study has found that the consumption of polyphenol‐rich plant-based food helps to reduce muscle damage up to 96 hours after exercise for scenarios where rapid recovery is key.


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


15 July 2021

Three ‘talking’ bears in paw-sition around Sheffield Hallam University as sculpture trail gets underway this week

Sheffield Hallam University has unveiled three ‘talking’ bear sculptures – designed by Pete McKee, Morag Myerscough and Thoughts Make Things – as the Bears of Sheffield trail gets underway this week.


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