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20 February 2024 | 4 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

My first impressions of Sheffield can be summed up in one word: optimism

It’s a great time to start a new job in Sheffield. I write at the start of my second month as Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University.

01 November 2023 | 4 minutes (base on 200w = 1 minute)

Why engineering is essential to the future of our food and drink sector

Today (1 November) is National Engineering Day – a celebration of how engineers make a difference and help shape the future. Food probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about the impact of engineers, but engineering is essential to the future of the food and drink manufacturing sector.

12 September 2023

New research project set to document the social history of home heating

A new project by researchers at Sheffield Hallam University aims to document the social history of home heating in Britain as the era of fossil fuel heating comes to an end.

07 September 2023

Creators of the award-winning musical Standing at the Sky’s Edge to be awarded honorary degree

The creators of the multi award-winning musical Standing at the Sky’s Edge are to receive an honorary degree from Sheffield Hallam University along with seven other notable public figures.

19 December 2022

Hallam students spend close to 50,000 hours supporting communities through volunteering

From the Sheffield Shoebox appeal to tree planting and conservation, over 1,100 Sheffield Hallam students have supported countless projects and volunteered across more than 50 charities in the last year.

27 September 2022

Sheffield Hallam opens campus up to local organisations as part of commitment to region

Sheffield Hallam University has opened its campus to local charities and voluntary organisations to offer free space to those working to support communities across South Yorkshire.

12 May 2022

Sheffield Hallam University research recognised for delivering real world impact

Sheffield Hallam University has been recognised for delivering real-world impact through its research as part of a national assessment.

24 November 2021

Projects to improve Black, Asian and minority ethnic students’ access to postgraduate research

Sheffield Hallam University has secured funding to lead one project and be partner in two others to improve opportunities for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students to undertake postgraduate research

06 July 2021

Helping families who need it most - funding secured for Hallam-led community nursery to offer extra places

Funding to offer extra places at a new Sheffield Hallam University-led community nursery has been secured - providing support for families who need it most.

21 June 2021

‘Postcode lottery’ in councils’ use of anti-social behaviour powers – new research

Anti-social behaviour powers are being applied so differently by councils across England and Wales that it is leading to a ‘postcode lottery’.

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