New SPARC website launches

To celebrate the launch of the new Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre (SPARC) website, our Week in Focus will be shining a spotlight on our sports and physical activity research groups. From improving quality of life to designing new technological innovations, our colleagues in SPARC are at the forefront of internationally renowned, world-class research.…

Sport2PREVENT project promotes benefits of physical activity

Researchers from our Physical Activity, Wellness and Public Health Research Group are currently involved with the Sport2PREVENT project, which is funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Sport programme. Dr Anna Myers (research fellow in physical activity and health) is leading Hallam’s involvement. We have been speaking with Anna to find out more about Sport2PREVENT . . . What is the…

Summer success for online resource supporting people with dementia

In March 2020, Lab4Living, in collaboration with allied heath professionals from Alzheimer Scotland, launched Connecting People, Connecting Support, an online resource to support people with dementia and their families. The website hosts a range of interactive research-informed resources that promote quality of life. The website was designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which prevented people with…

Hallam research gives hope to developing new cancer-fighting drugs

Lucy Flint, a final-year PhD student at the Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre (BMRC) at Hallam, has been working with AstraZeneca to successfully characterise a 3D cell culture model. It is hoped the research findings can assist in the development of new anticancer drugs. Analytical Chemistry, a scientific journal published by the American Chemical Society, will also be featuring…

Hedgehogs on Campus generates huge response

Over the summer months, Michelle Hood (senior lecturer in diagnostic imaging) has been busy coordinating the University’s Hedgehogs on Campus campaign. With autumn, and the return of staff and students to campus, fast approaching, we caught up with Michelle to learn more about the campaign’s recent achievements, and also it’s upcoming plans. Covid-19 has made it a surreal summer for lots of us. How…

Centre for Sports Engineering Research 2019 Review

Click here to read the Centre for Sports Engineering Research 2019 Review The Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER) is led by Dr Simon Goodwill. It is the world’s largest academic group in sports engineering and an internationally renowned centre of excellence for research and knowledge transfer. The centre’s work is based on three areas of research expertise:…

Sharing best practice – an Erasmus trip

By Susan Fidment and Sharyn Edwards As part of the Erasmus scheme, we were invited to participate as guests in an International Week hosted by Turku University of Applied Science (TUAS) in Finland. The main objective was to share best practice and develop future collaborative projects with TUAS. The visit lasted five days and was hosted…

AWRC update

The month of April saw its first visitor tours around the developments of our two new major research centres: the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) and the National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering (NCEFE). Sheffield Hallam University’s Estates project manager, Christopher Dales, and BAM Construction Ltd project manager, Ian Rainbow, led an insightful guided…

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…