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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.


04 June 2021

Sheffield Hallam calls for participants to come forward for heart failure virtual rehabilitation study

With many rehabilitation classes for people living with heart failure suspended as a result of the pandemic, a new study is being launched to pilot an innovative online lifestyle intervention programme and volunteers are encouraged to come forward to participate in the project.


26 May 2021

National conversation launched to help people with health conditions to become more active

A national conversation around making it easier for people with long-term health conditions to be more physically active has been launched by the National Centre for Sport & Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University and Sport England


09 April 2021

Sheffield Hallam athletes and alumni named in England Swimming team ahead of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Two current Sheffield Hallam athletes and three alumni have been selected in the England Swimming team and will be considered for the final team that will represent their nation at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.


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