Sheffield Hallam University's research focuses on three key themes: enabling healthier lives, building stronger communities and driving future economies. Browse the latest stories related to each theme, or read more about our research strategy.


A group of five civilian prisoners at Ruhleben camp

The forgotten prisoners of the First World War

We're unlocking the untold story of WW1 civilian internment.

Enabling healthier lives

Building stronger communities

An audience at a theatre

Staging a revival of a forgotten playwright

We're bringing John Ford's plays back to the spotlight
Early feminist thinker Mary Wollstonecraft

Honouring Britain's first feminist

We're bringing Mary Wollstonecraft's legacy to life
A block of council flats

The regional cost of welfare reform

How a decade of welfare reform affected the UK

Driving future economies

Research at Sheffield Hallam