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…

Improving mental wellbeing of our emergency services

Work undertaken by the faculty to explore how mindfulness programmes can support those working in high-stress environments has been discussed as part of an evidence session at Westminster.   Sport science officer Dave Hembrough joined leading healthcare innovators and academics at the hearing today (Thursday 25 October) hosted by the Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group which…

Faculty Leadership Team Update – Shaping Futures: Getting into our stride

Dr Rebecca Khanna, Assistant Dean, Academic Development Across HWB we are really getting into our stride with a broad range of activities to support the mission of Shaping Futures, alongside all the specific course-level developments, to meet the needs of students and employers. An informative website is now available to provide updates linked to the ACHIEVE…

New trial to improve aftercare of cancer survivors

A new project to transform the aftercare and improve the quality of life for cancer survivors is being delivered by Sheffield Hallam University thanks to a £2.5million funding award by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Barts Health NHS Trust and King’s College London, the SUrvivors’…