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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.

Probation studies professor on changes to the service


Professor Paul Senior, head of the Hallam Centre for Community Justice, has been interviewed by after massive changes to the probation...

Academics' austerity research attracts nationwide...


Professors Steve Fothergill and Tina Beatty have been in demand this week after their research into the impact of welfare reform across England, Wales...

Alan McGauley on the 2011 census


Politics lecturer Alan McGauley talks about the results of the 2011 census, which have been released recently, on BBC Look North. 

Alan McGauley on South Yorkshire's PCC turnout


Politics lecturer Alan McGauley talks about the upcoming police and crime commissioners election in South Yorkshire.

Are police commissioners the answer?


Dr Craig Paterson, senior lecturer in criminology, was one of three panelists taking part in a televised debate on BBC One about the role of police...

Determining sex from a fingerprint


Researchers from the University's Biomedical Research Centre (BMRC) have used mass spectroscopy to determine the sex of a perpetrator from the...

Why did Sheffield avoid last summer’s riots?


The reasons why Sheffield did not suffer from the riots that affected many cities across the UK last summer are set to be debated during a major conference...