Sheffield proposed as post pandemic recovery model

1st June 2020 | 0 Comments

Sheffield could become the model to help steer the country’s post-Coronavirus economic and healthcare recovery. The spotlight is being focused on Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park – where health and wellbeing research, innovation and applied technology is being harnessed to drive the development of transformational economic growth and whole population health gain. The Park, which will [...]

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Sheffield set to Move More this June

28th May 2020 | 0 Comments

The fifth annual Move More Month kicks off next week with the aim of getting thousands of people across Sheffield to be more physically active throughout June. Although lockdown restrictions have eased to allow unlimited outdoor exercise, this year presents a new challenge as many people will continue to spend most of their time at [...]

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Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre supports Australian government to help increase physical activity

19th May 2020 | 0 Comments

Physical activity experts from Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, have advised the Australian government on how to increase physical activity levels in the country. Researchers based at the AWRC have supported the development and content of the Getting Australia Active guide which is now being shared with [...]

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Sheffield businesses asked to share experiences of Covid-19

11th May 2020 | 0 Comments

Sheffield Covid-19 Business Response Group is calling for businesses in the city to share how they have been affected by the pandemic. The Response Group is made up of Sheffield’s leading business networks and support organisations, who are working together to help address the issues local businesses are facing now and into the future. The [...]

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International start-up joins Wellbeing Accelerator programme

7th May 2020 | 0 Comments

An Israeli digital therapy start-up has become the first international business to join Sheffield Hallam University’s £900,000 Wellbeing Accelerator programme, based at the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Located in Tel Aviv, Selfit Medical Ltd focuses on solutions to help ageing populations. The business has developed a ‘robot therapist’ for [...]

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