Sheffield Hallam University's research focuses on four key themes: AI, data analytics and robotics, climate action and energy, inclusive and just society and lifelong health and wellbeing. Browse the latest stories related to each theme, or read more about our research strategy.


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REF 2021

Read about our outstanding REF results, and what was included in the submission for 2021.

Research in action

Sheffield Hallam PhD student Mootaz Mowfak Salman

Research degrees

Learn about Sheffield Hallam’s doctoral research community, the programmes and scholarships available and how to apply.

Research areas

Our four research institutes support several specialist centres, as well as research within specific academic departments. Select an institute or view all our institutes, centres and departments.

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Culture and Creativity Research Institute
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Health Research Institute
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Industry and Innovation Research Institute
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Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research
Social and Economic Research Institute
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