Our research

Research at Sheffield Hallam reflects our values, as well as our belief that the practical application of knowledge has the power to transform lives. We focus our activity on developing innovative, practical solutions to real-world problems.

Our efforts have been recognised by the outstanding results we’ve achieved in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

We’re now looking to build on this success by investing in outstanding research and innovation leaders who will identify and pursue opportunities to develop teams, inspire students, and grow our research and innovation portfolio to deliver impact and transform lives. That’s the focus of our Transforming Lives fellowships.

Research facilities

We structure our research facilities to concentrate expertise and enable multidisciplinary collaboration through four research institutes. Each supports several specialist centres, as well as research within academic departments:

Research and innovation are central to the student experience. We use research to enrich students’ learning, and enable them to understand, use and conduct research relevant to their discipline.

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