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In this section of the media centre you'll find recent media coverage about Sheffield Hallam University. Take a look at the items below for more information.


Ground-breaking VR research

Issued:28/07/16

Channel 4 News report on ground-breaking virtual reality for amputee patients with prosthetic limbs. The project uses VR technology (Oculus Rift) so...



Could auxetic materials make sport safer?

Issued:29/05/15

Professor Andy Alderson spoke to The Conversation about how auxetic materials could help to make protective headgear safe, in the...



Auxetic materials in the spotlight on BBC Two

Issued:04/02/15

Professor Andy Alderson is working with our sports engineers to develop an auxetic shinpad. He spoke to BBC Two's Learning...



Sustainable food packaging material is market ready

Issued:05/12/14

An innovative new food packaging material made from a mixture of starch and clay which has been developed through a partnership between Sheffield Hallam...



MEng food engineering course to address skills shortage

Issued:08/10/14

Andy Rawsthorne, course leader of the new MEng food engineering, has been quoted in Professional Engineering. He discusses how Sheffield Hallam...



Nestle chief on food engineering degree on BBC Breakfast

Issued:15/11/13

Nestle chief executive Fiona Kendrick talks about the new Meng food engineering degree available exclusively at Sheffield Hallam, which is open for...



Food engineering degree on BBC Radio 4

Issued:18/10/13

On the day that new unemployment figures were announced, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 4 both broadcast a news feature about the engineering careers available...



Universities set to benefit from £50m injection

Issued:16/05/13

Sheffield Hallam University is one of just 16 UK higher education institutions set to benefit from a £50 million investment in research...



Scientist researching a material that can 'stop a...

Issued:18/04/13

Scientist Dr Hywel Jones has been talking to the BBC about his work to develop a new ceramic material that has the potential to be used in body armour.Ceramics...



Brightest Spark exhibition ignites imaginations

Issued:09/10/12

The University's Brightest Spark exhibition was opened on Friday 5 October by Corin Mellor, creative director of David Mellor Design. The exhibition...