Sheffield Business School delivers multidisciplinary expertise through research, innovation and knowledge exchange. Our community of researchers collaborate with students, professional networks and industry to work towards a more socially responsible, sustainable world.

In 2021, Sheffield Hallam was a key contributor to the Research Excellence framework. We achieved a rating of 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent' for 72% of the research we submitted.

We are also one of a few universities included in the EMES International Research Network for social enterprise.


Research themes

Postgraduate research degrees

Our vibrant research community ranges from early career researchers to leading academics in their field. 

Join us and you'll benefit from high-quality training and support. We'll empower and champion you to make a real-world impact. You can choose from a range of research progammes including full and part-time PhD and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) options.

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Research at Sheffield Hallam

Explore research programmes and opportunities across Sheffield Hallam.