"Our vision is to advance research in the fields of medicine, health and life science and to deliver transformative solutions to real-world problems.

Through multidisciplinary collaborations, we aim to accelerate innovation and contribute to breakthroughs that can address the grand challenges facing contemporary society."

- Professor Gareth Jenkins, Associate Dean (Research innovation and impact)

What is a Research institute?

A research institute is an establishment founded to conduct world-leading research with real-world impact. Our research institutes are committed to supporting, encouraging and prioritizing staff and student research. Research institutes aim to encourage interdisciplinary research across Swansea University and afar, to enhance research opportunities and make a real difference to global challenges in Wales, the UK and beyond. 

Our Research Institutes

Exploring Global Problems

Exploring Global Problems is our podcast series, where academics from across the University talk about how their ground-breaking research help tackle a variety of global challenges.

In this 11-episode third season, our academics will examine topics as diverse and important as protecting ourselves from cancer-causing chemicals, improving health care for autistic people and rethinking society’s relationship with cars.

Visit our podcast page to listen and subscribe to the series. We hope you enjoy!

Get Involved

We welcome anyone who shares our vision, mission and values to join us in furthering our collaboration activity, both at home and overseas.

In particular, we are looking to continue to strengthen our links with the NHS, industry and other partners around the world.

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