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24 June 2019

How ash could hold the key to tackling the climate crisis

Current glass-making techniques emit a huge amount of CO2. Professor Paul Bingham's research team has found a cleaner way.


16 May 2019

Why 'energy invisibility' matters – and how we could cure it

Dr Aimee Ambrose introduces her research into home heating habits, and explains how a new public engagement model could help bring climate and energy issues to life


03 May 2019

Making better workplaces with smart sensors and AI

Our Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Mitie is turning hard-to-measure environmental factors into actionable management information – and it has the potential to boost both productivity and wellbeing


01 May 2019

Turning the food industry's waste heat into energy

Dext Heat Recovery's technology is making commercial kitchens greener and more efficient. Our expertise helped them turn their big idea into a food industry first.


12 March 2019

How 'smart objects' can bring cultural heritage to life

A Sheffield Hallam-led team is putting interaction design tools into the hands of curators


11 March 2019

Science Week: Discover seven of our standout projects

Learn more about some of our most innovative, high-impact work, from 3D-printed breathing masks to advanced fingerprint analysis


20 February 2019

Helping unemployed youth through co-design and local partnerships

Hallam-led research suggests Big Lottery Fund's Talent Match programme has found an effective way to reach youth outside of work, education, training or benefits.


16 October 2018

How food engineers are making rice milling more efficient

Our researchers are working with an engineering innovator to optimise the process, minimising waste and energy use while maximising productivity


28 September 2018

The science of making healthier cheese

Our researchers have been working with major food suppliers to create healthy, tasty alternatives for cheese lovers


20 April 2018

How the education system and labour market are failing young Muslims

Even though students of Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage are the highest performing ethnic group at school, they face an uphill struggle to capitalise on their abilities.


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