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 child at the dentist

Tackling dental anxiety at its roots

We’re helping children face their fears of the dentist.

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
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