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11 June 2024

Sheffield hospice launches new partnership with Sheffield Hallam University

St Luke’s - Sheffield’s Hospice has launched a number of collaborative projects through Sheffield Hallam University’s Future Now programme to help enrich students learning beyond the classroom.

05 February 2024

Autistic people more likely to feel overwhelming ‘hyper-empathy’

Autistic people experience empathy in diverse ways with many reporting overwhelming feelings of empathy, according to new research.

05 October 2023

Hallam academics awarded Crystal Scales of Justice prize

A team of psychologists at Sheffield Hallam University has been awarded the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize for their board game that supports children giving evidence in court.

03 March 2023

Why do people take risks? - Professorial lecture series

From smoking to doping and driving recklessly, the first in a series of professorial lectures at Sheffield Hallam will answer the question: Why do people take risks?

19 December 2022

Sheffield Hallam helps local authorities to broaden reach of Family Hubs

New research from Sheffield Hallam University, commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE), has helped to identify barriers some families are experiencing in accessing Family Hub services.

03 November 2022

New £4 million Digital Good Network launched to ensure technologies are beneficial to society

Sheffield Hallam University is part of a new Digital Good Network (DGN) which will explore how digital technologies can be used in ways that benefit people, society and the economy.

26 March 2021

Hallam behavioural scientist leads development of new guidance to support the national vaccine roll-out

New guidance which aims to support the national Covid vaccine roll-out by encouraging people to continue to adhere to government guidelines after their first dose has been developed by a Sheffield Hallam University behavioural scientist.

18 February 2021

Health psychology professor recognised with prestigious Academy of Social Sciences fellowship

Madelynne Arden, a behavioural science professor, whose research has supported the response to Covid-19, has been conferred as a fellow of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences.