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System failing to prevent deaths post-detention

Issued:12/12/16

Poor access to health care and confusion over post-detention care may have contributed to more than 400 deaths following police custody and prison...



Family recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

Issued:25/10/16

A ground-breaking research project looking at what recovery from addiction means for the families of those with drug and alcohol problems has been...



New method to detect blood in fingerprints

Issued:24/10/16

Police cold case reviews could benefit from a new technique developed by scientists from Sheffield Hallam University that can allow for the detection...



Sheffield Hallam to host national criminology conference

Issued:08/07/16

Sheffield Hallam University has announced it will be the next host of the British Society of Criminology (BSC) Conference - the UK's most influential...



Professor reflects on 40-year career in probation

Issued:18/04/16

An acclaimed Sheffield Hallam University professor will bring down the curtain on 40 years working with the probation service with a hard-hitting lecture...



Disturbing evidence on impact of new welfare reforms

Issued:09/03/16

Research by Sheffield Hallam University, released today (Wednesday), reveals the uneven  impact that welfare reform will have on people and the...



Volunteering and working are central to addiction...

Issued:22/09/15

Community-led peer support and volunteering can be more effective in maintaining recovery from drug or alcohol addiction than medical interventions.That's...



Welfare reforms not helping employment - new report

Issued:02/09/15

Controversial and hard-hitting reforms to the benefits system are failing in their objective of encouraging the unemployed into work, according to...



Hallam research could help point the finger at drug...

Issued:29/06/15

An innovative technology pioneered by Sheffield Hallam University academics can detect the presence of a range of illegal and designer drugs from a...



New test boost for pioneering finger print technology

Issued:18/05/15

Sheffield Hallam University academics have researched a new, non-invasive test that can detect cocaine use through a simple fingerprint. For the first...