Sheffield Hallam leads parkrun anniversary research

Hallam press release Research conducted by Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) has found that volunteering can have a bigger impact on health and wellbeing than just running or walking. Commissioned by UK-based charity parkrun in celebration of their 15th anniversary on Saturday 5 October, the research found that participation in the weekly…

Hallam supports revolutionary Parkinson’s care project

  Hallam press release Sheffield Hallam University is supporting a project that could revolutionise care for Parkinson’s patients on a national scale. The project, led by the University of Plymouth and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, will focus on co-designing a new service to help Parkinson’s patients, carers and healthcare staff monitor a person’s condition…

SHU celebrates International Nurses’ Day

Each year, nurses from across the globe come together to celebrate International Nurses’ Day. Since 1965, the International Council of Nurses has led this annual event on and around the 12th May, to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The theme for this year’s celebration is ‘Nurses – a…

International Nurses’ Day (8th May)

Wednesday 8th May; Heart of the Campus; 10am – 4pm To celebrate this varied and dynamic profession, we’re hosting a day of activities at Collegiate Campus to celebrate the skills and achievements of nurses. You’re invited to join us for exciting activities, including a celebration of 100 years of Learning Disability Nursing; a Teddy Bears…

Accreditation success for biosciences degree programmes

SHU press release Three undergraduate degrees at Sheffield Hallam University have received Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology for their high quality biosciences degree programmes. The University received the accolade at the Royal Society of Biology’s (RSB) annual accreditation awards ceremony highlighting the institution’s commitment to delivering a robust education that equips their…

Former academic donates money to students

SHU press release Susan Franklin, a former Sheffield Hallam University lecturer, has left a sum of money in her will to set up an annual prize for graduating students. The Susan Franklin Award will be presented to one postgraduate student from the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at graduation each year. The prize will consist…

Project attracts more men into nursing

SHU press release Nursing students and lecturers at Sheffield Hallam University have established a national support network that aims to encourage more men into the profession.  The Men in Nursing Together (MINT) project connects male and female nursing students and registered nurses across the UK to enable them to share their experiences of being a…