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Criminology students team up with police to help tackle...

Issued:13/02/19

Students and academics at Sheffield Hallam University have joined forces with Derbyshire Police to help officers evaluate a huge people trafficking...



New study finds welfare conditionality is ineffective

Issued:22/05/18

Joint research by Sheffield Hallam University into “welfare conditionality” in the UK, has found benefit sanctions are largely ineffective...



Hallam awarded new funding to tackle religious-based...

Issued:18/04/18

Sheffield Hallam University will receive funding from the Office for Students (OfS) to play a leading role in tackling religion-based hate crime and...



Indian police commits to tackling violence against...

Issued:23/01/18

Thousands of women who have been victims of violent crimes such as rape and assault will have access to new one-stop support centres thanks to a ground-breaking...



European drug survey to investigate recovery

Issued:15/01/18

A new European survey aimed at understanding how drug addicts have achieved successful recovery has been launched.The Life in Recovery survey is part...



Sheffield Hallam hosts Indian police delegation

Issued:30/11/17

Senior police officers from India are touring England as part of a ground-breaking project aimed at improving access to justice for female victims...



Families living with problem gambling

Issued:17/10/17

A large-scale study to examine the effects of gambling problems on families is calling for respondents from across the UK.The research, being carried...



Hillsborough disaster expert to discuss Grenfell Tower...

Issued:03/07/17

The UK’s leading researcher into the Hillsborough disaster will explore what the Grenfell Tower inquiry can learn from the tragic events of 1989...



Family recovery from alcohol and drug addiction

Issued:10/05/17

A ground-breaking national survey looking at what addiction and recovery from addiction means for families of people with drug and alcohol problems...



Pioneering fingerprint technology verified in court

Issued:25/04/17

A ground-breaking fingerprint profiling method designed by Sheffield Hallam University that can provide an in-depth analysis of fingerprints at crime...