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03 February 2023

World Cancer Day: Sheffield Hallam and Yorkshire Cancer Research celebrate one-year anniversary of first Active Together patient

World Cancer Day (Saturday 4 February) marks the one-year anniversary of the first patient to walk through the doors of Sheffield Hallam University and Yorkshire Cancer Research’s pioneering cancer support service, Active Together


23 January 2023

New director at the helm of Sheffield’s National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine

A new director has been appointed to lead the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM), based at Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre


05 December 2022

Sheffield Hallam launches health and wellbeing careers programme for young people

The application window has opened for 16- to 23-year-olds in South Yorkshire to join Sheffield Hallam’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre health and wellbeing-focused careers programme


28 July 2022

Sheffield Hallam and Canon Medical Systems UK sign MoU to improve population health

Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Canon Medical Systems UK (Canon Medical UK) to enhance the development of research and innovation products which will help people move and improve population health.


11 July 2022

University secures up to £1.2m to evaluate Government funding to encourage more active travel

Sheffield Hallam University has secured up to £1.2m funding to evaluate the success of the Government funding for active travel, aimed at encouraging more people to walk or cycle short journeys.


07 July 2022

Sheffield Hallam awarded £300k from UKRI for healthy ageing project

Sheffield Hallam University has been awarded £300,000 for a healthy ageing project that will address some of the barriers faced by older adults who struggle to participate in traditional exercise.


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.


05 August 2021

Winning Olympic medals associated with increased physical activity in hometown youth

Olympic medals are not only good for the country and athletes who win them, but they can also have trickle-down effects on youth sports participation and leisure-time physical activity, a new study from Sheffield Hallam University and University of Waterloo has found.


25 June 2021

Grassroots Wheelchair Rugby League launches in Sheffield

Wheelchair Rugby League is launching in Sheffield next week (Monday 28 June), with people of all ages and genders encouraged to take part. The free sessions, which are being run by the Eagles Foundation, are fully inclusive for disabled and non-disabled players alike.


09 June 2021

Move More Month marked with new commitment to create healthier, happier and more connected Sheffield

Sheffield’s Move More Month 2021 is being recognised this June with the launch of a new physical activity strategy and a free interactive city-wide game that more than 45,000 people are anticipated to play over a six-week period.


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