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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Wellbeing Accelerator first five start-ups – who, what and why

22nd May 2020 | 0 Comments

Five innovative start-ups have joined the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre Wellbeing Accelerator programme since it launched just over a month ago – and your business could be next. Get inspired to apply by finding out who they are, why they were accepted and what they hope to get out of it. Footfalls & Heartbeats A Nottingham-based intelligent [...]

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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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