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success for sheffield hallam at guardian university awards

sheffield hallam has won a prestigious guardian university award for a project which captures honest conversations between friends studying at the university in order to build a picture of students’ lives and learn how to improve.

A Listening Rooms POD where friendship conversations between students were discussed and analysed, enabling decisions to be made on better and truer understanding of the lived student experience.

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Older people exercising with swim noodle in a pool

exploring the benefits of water-based exercise

new research published by academics at sheffield hallam university has found regular water-based exercise offers just as many benefits for healthy older people as other, more traditional exercises

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hallam ethical hackers commissioned to provide £100k cyber support to small businesses

computing students at sheffield hallam have been commissioned by the leeds city region enterprise partnership (lep) to support small, medium, and sole trading businesses with cyber security.

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Jason Brannan, a former director of health technology specialist, Medilink, has joined the helm as deputy director at the world-leading research centre dedicated to designing innovations that help people move.

world-leading research centre appoints new deputy director

sheffield hallam university’s advanced wellbeing research centre has appointed a new deputy director to drive forward its mission to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation.

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why the north should copy new zealand and set a wellbeing budget

before the covid-19 pandemic, the uk government – like most other governments across the globe – were obsessed by economic growth as the key measure of success. growth brings prosperity, we were told; prosperity brings jobs and this is good. but what’s the point of all this prosperity if we’re just going to spend it all on healthcare? wealth does not always equal health.

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why covid-19 needs a human rights response

december 10 marks international human rights day and the 2020 theme is recover better - stand up for human rights with a focus on the covid-19 pandemic and the need to put human rights at the centre of global responses and recovery

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Looking outwards from a radiotherapy machine on someone undergoing treatment.

radiotherapy tattoos can be a painful reminder of cancer – but 3d imaging could be the solution

every day in the uk over 150 women will be given the devastating news that they have breast cancer. this is the start of a long journey of treatments that usually involves surgery to remove the tumour – most likely followed by radiotherapy to the breast or chest wall.

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