General information

Sheffield Hallam University’s research focuses on three key themes: enabling healthier lives, building stronger communities and driving future economies. We develop innovative, practical solutions to real world problems.

At Sheffield Hallam, our approach to research emerges from our values as an institution. We believe in applied learning and multi-disciplinary collaboration. We believe universities should make material contributions to the cultural, economic, social and health challenges facing society today. Most importantly, we believe that the pursuit of knowledge has the power to transform lives.

That’s why our research strategy focuses on areas where new challenges demand innovative and boundary-breaking solutions. To achieve impact, we are investing in work that creates new multi-disciplinary teams and seizes new opportunities in emerging areas. Our ambition is to magnify discovery and collaboration and embed it in our ambition to be the world’s leading applied university.

We welcome current collaborators and encourage potential partners and stakeholders to learn more about the research and innovation at Sheffield Hallam University through a month-long series of events, which showcase the breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities within the universities four research institutes.