Over 150 attendees participate in online CPD event

  Claire Staniland (senior lecturer in physiotherapy) recently ran an evening CPD event, which involved over 150 attendees participating online via Zoom. The key topic for the evening was Covid-19. Claire has kindly been talking to us about the event. What motivated you to run the event? The event was organised as additional learning during the…

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…

From stress to sporting success – a Q&A with Dr James Rumbold

Dr James Rumbold (senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology) recently published his research paper An experience sampling study of organizational stress processes and future playing time in professional sport in the Journal of Sports Sciences. We’ve been speaking with James to find out how his research came about, its potential groundbreaking significance, and what…

A day to celebrate our mental health nurses

Friday 21 February 2020 was Mental Health Nurses’ Day. Organised by the RCN Mental Health Forum, the day was partly a response to a drop in mental health nursing staff in the UK. According to statistics from the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the number of mental health nurses fell from 90,693 to 88,821 between 2014…

Join ‘Gail’s Angels’ for Race for Life 5K

On Sunday 14 June 2020, a team from the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences, which will include colleagues from the wider University, will be taking part in the Cancer Research Race for Life 5K event in memory of Gail Hammond. Gail’s Angels has been chosen as the team name. The race is taking…

Vote to decide our Charity of the Year!

Last year, we asked for nominations for charity organisations that we would like to support as a college in 2020. Here are your nominations: St Luke’s Hospice Sheffield (website) Football Unites, Racism Divides (website) ASSIST Sheffield (website) St. Wilfrid’s Centre (website) HARC (website) Share (website) Weston Park Cancer Charity (website) Cathedral Archer Project (website) We…

Run Marathon for Hallam

Join Team Hallam for the 2020 Sheffield Half Marathon!

On Sunday 29 March 2020, staff, students and alumni will be running the Sheffield Half Marathon in support of Sanctuary Scholarships as part of the Hallam Fund. By joining our team, you will be removing the barriers faced by students seeking asylum in the UK, providing them the opportunity to transform their lives through education and the wider…

Biomolecular sciences annual report

A message from Professor Malcolm Clench I am pleased to be able in my first report as head of research to report another year of success for the Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre / Department of Biosciences and Chemistry. In a year that has seen the University undergo a full restructure into three colleges – from…