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Advocates for human rights and law receive honorary...

Issued:20/11/15

Two of the leading figures in law, human rights and public service have received honorary doctorates from Sheffield Hallam University.The Right Honourable...



Former equalities chief: more needs to be done to...

Issued:30/09/15

The former chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has said that still not enough is being done to tackle racism and inequality face-on,...



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...



University puts spotlight on recovery in month of...

Issued:28/08/15

People recovering from addiction and substance abuse, and the support networks so vital to secure a return to well-being, are to be put centre stage...



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...



Shami Chakrabarti delivers first of Justice Talks

Issued:14/05/15

Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty and honorary doctor at Sheffield Hallam University, returned to the University to deliver the first of...



Director of Liberty to give views on human rights...

Issued:29/04/15

One of the country's leading human rights activists will hold court on a range of issues from human rights to the results of the general election,...



[AUDIO] Research groups to look at veterans' addiction...

Issued:27/03/15

Two new projects which will focus on how people can recover from addiction, especially after returning from careers in the Armed Forces, have been...