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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.


Seaside research in The Economist

Issued:06/11/12

Research led by a team of Sheffield Hallam academics who looked at the economic misfortunes of Britain's coastal towns has been picked up by the...



Determining sex from a fingerprint

Issued:31/10/12

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



Real level of unemployment almost 3.5 million - new...

Issued:04/09/12

Professor Steve Fothergill has led a new research project looking at hidden unemployment, undertaken with colleagues in the Centre for Regional Economic...



Why did Sheffield avoid last summer’s riots?

Issued:03/09/12

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...



Paralympics officials on the lookout for boosting

Issued:30/08/12

Dr David James, a senior sports engineer at Sheffield Hallam, comments on the idea of 'boosting' in Paralympic sport. To ensure there...



Space Latest release of 'X-files' shows MoD took...

Issued:23/07/12

Britain has released an archive of  the 'X-Files' which details government UFO briefings and probes into unexplained sightings, including...



Seaweed toast is the same as half an hour on the treadmill

Issued:23/07/12

New research from Sheffield Hallam finds that bread made with seaweed can have a dramatic effect on weight management.Tests were carried out by Sheffield...



Dr Hywel Jones on The One Show

Issued:13/07/12

Dr Hywel Jones, from our Materials and Engineering Research Institute, appears on BBC One's The One Show, talking about the important chemicals...



Councils underspend payments for struggling households...

Issued:25/06/12

A recent study by researchers at Sheffield Hallam into the impact of housing cuts suggests some tenants are borrowing from family or friends or planning...



Caffeine study shows sport performance increase

Issued:03/01/12

Caffeine combined with carbohydrate could be used to help athletes perform better on the field, according to new research by a Sheffield Hallam sport...