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.


Online shopping

The problem with online shopping

When you buy online, smaller businesses can pay a high price — and so can the environment.

Enabling healthier lives

A brain scan

We’re helping tackle a rare brain disease that affects children

Sheffield Hallam is conducting research into a currently incurable illness
A woman and baby in Indonesia

Is buffalo milk key to safer pregnancy in Indonesia?

Our research may improve neonatal mortality in West Sumatra

Building stronger communities

A woman reading to her child

Does publishing have a diversity problem?

Children's publishing is overwhelmingly white
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