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.


Glass samples made with biomass power plant ash

How ash could help tackle the climate crisis

Current glass-making techniques emit a huge amount of CO2. Our research has found a cleaner way

Enabling healthier lives

A breast cancer patient undergoes radiotherapy

Designing a bra to improve breast cancer treatment

We're helping to make radiotherapy more dignified and effective
A Sheffield Hallam researcher working on a VR game

The video game that helps burns patients manage pain

Virtual reality experiences can help survivors cope with painful treatments

Building stronger communities

Driving future economies

Research at Sheffield Hallam