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 mother reading to her child

Why children's publishing has a diversity problem

A third of English primary pupils are from a BAME background — but children's book authors and characters are overwhelmingly white.

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

Driving future economies

A crop advisory in West Bengal

Supporting farmers at the front line of climate change

We're promoting sustainable agriculture in India

Research at Sheffield Hallam