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In Swansea Sport and Exercise Science is unique in the UK, residing within a Faculty of Science and Engineering that provides a well resourced, research-driven, environment.  A-STEM staff conduct distinctive, cutting-edge research that is multidisciplinary with research focusing on Elite and Professional Sport and Exercise Medicine and Health.

World leading research is conducted in a number of areas including anti doping and sports ethics, children’s physical activity and exercise physiology.

Research Excellence Framework (REF), 2021:  We are delighted to have achieved 100% world-leading and internationally excellent impact, showing the depth and breadth of our research. Our environment, underpinned by the Bay campus ecosystem and working with colleagues across disciplines has accomplished 100% world-leading and internationally excellent recognition.

We are ranked UK Top 20 for Research (Times Higher Education 2022).

A-STEM offers a vibrant cutting edge environment that invites researchers, students, industry and third sector to share in their ambition to build on its world-class reputation in sport and exercise science research and teaching.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Our research contributes to the success of these specific UNSDG goals.