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Speaker swaps Commons for campus

Issued:10/04/11

The Speaker of the House of Commons shared his unique perspective on life at Westminster when he came to Sheffield Hallam University last week.The...



New technique to help catch sexual offenders

Issued:19/01/11

Sexual offenders hoping to outsmart police by using a condom during their crimes may be out of luck thanks to a technique, being developed at Sheffield...



Virtual murder scene throws doubt on eyewitness accounts

Issued:23/09/10

A 3D virtual murder scene has been developed to help forensic psychologists understand the reasons for false or mistaken eyewitness accounts when a...



Inaugural law review tackles the big questions

Issued:14/09/10

Intriguing arguments about the legality of Guantanamo Bay and recent scandals involving the Roman Catholic Church are among the highlights of the first-ever...



Lecture spells out how crime cycle can be broken

Issued:18/05/10

A major criminal justice lecture will argue that understanding criminals' behaviour is crucial to breaking cycles of re-offending and starting...



New fingermark analysis technique can give extra suspect...

Issued:11/05/10

A new technique to analyse fingermarks from crime scenes has the potential to give crucial additional details about a suspect such their medications,...



Televised debate is big gamble for leaders, says expert

Issued:15/04/10

Despite months of rehearsal and opinion polls, tonight's televised debate could backfire for the three party leaders in their bid to attract undecided...



Growing concerns over future of city's street trees

Issued:14/01/10

Some of the leafiest and greenest areas of cities like Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester could be under threat due to proposed public sector job cuts,...



Huge rise in women on incapacity benefits - new report

Issued:11/01/10

Job losses among men have pushed an ever-growing number of women onto incapacity benefits, a major new study by Sheffield Hallam University and Dundee...



Sheffield's leading lawyer awarded honorary doctorate

Issued:17/11/08

Michael Jelly, one of Sheffield's leading commercial lawyers, has been awarded with an honorary doctorate by Sheffield Hallam University for his...