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.


Young girl playing football

Blowing the whistle on traditional sports coaching

We're helping more budding athletes reach their full potential.

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