Research centres and institutes

Introduction

Our research centres and institutes are interdisciplinary and collaborate with industry, government bodies and charities. Each demonstrates clear evidence of high quality research, supported by publications, research income and a thriving postgraduate community.

Centres and Institutes

College Centres and Institutes

Multi-disciplinary centres

Centre for Health Information, Research & Evaluation (CHIRAL)

The Richard Burton Centre for the study of Wales

Wales Institute of Mathematics and Computational Sciences (WIMCS)

 

College of Arts and Humanities

Research Institute for Arts and Humanities

Research Institute for Applied Social Sciences (RIASS)

CCGC Centre for Contemporary German Culture

CECSAM Centre for Comparative Study of the AMericas 

CODAH Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities

CRAM Conflict, Reconstruction and Memory

CREW Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales 

GENCAS Centre for Research into Gender in Culture and Society

ISCAS International Studies, Conflict and Security

LRC Language Research Centre

KYKNOS Centre for Research in Ancient Narrative Literature

MEMO Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research

PAG Political Analysis and Governance

The Richard Burton Centre for the study of Wales

RGHHC Research Group for Health, History and Culture 

 

College of Engineering

Applied Sports, Technology, Exercise and Medicine (A-STEM)

Centre for NanoHealth (CNH)

Centre for Water Advanced Technologies and Environmental Research (CWATER)

Electronic Systems Design Centre

Institute of Structural Materials

Materials Advanced Characterisation Centre MACH1

Swansea Materials Research and Testing Ltd (smART)

Sustainable Product Engineering Centre for Innovative Functional Industrial Coatings (SPECIFIC)

Systems and Process Engineering Centre (SPEC)

Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating (WCPC)

Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering

 

College of Human and Health Sciences

Centre for Innovative Ageing (CIA) 

Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research (CADR)

Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE)

Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (WICN)

Welsh Health Economics Support Service

 

College of Law and Criminology

Centre for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Hywel Dda Centre / Sefydliad Hywel Dda 

Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law

Centre for Global Legal Priorities

 

Medical School

Centre for Health Information, Research & Evaluation (CHIRAL)

Centre for Nanohealth (CNH)

eHealth Industries Innovation Centre

EPSRC National Mass Spectrometry Service Centre

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS)

Mental Health Research Network Cymru


College of Science

Centre For Migration Policy Research (CMPR) 

Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR)

Centre for Urban Theory   

Future Interaction Technology Lab (FIT lab) 

Glaciology group

Wales Institute of Mathematics and Computational Sciences (WIMCS)

Centre for Biomathematics

 

School of Management

Network Science Research Centre

The Alan Hawkes Centre for Empirical Finance

The Centre for Responsible Organisation and Social Innovation (CROSI)

Welsh Economy Labour Market Evaluation Research Centre (WELMERC)

Emerging Markets Research Centre (EMaRC)

Swansea i-lab

People and Organisations

A-Z listing (by acronym)

CCC - Consumer Confidence  

CCGC - Contemporary German Culture

CCYPHW - Children and Young People's Health and Well-Being

CECSAMComparative study of the Americas

CHIRAL - Health Information, Research & Evaluation

CIAInnovative Ageing

Clinical Research Unit based at Morriston Hospital

CMPR - Migration Policy Research  

CNH - Nanohealth

Complex Fluid Processing

CREW - English Literature and Language of Wales  

Criminal Justice and Criminology

CSAR - Sustainable Aquatic Research

CUT - Urban Theory  

CWATER - Water Advanced Technologies and Environmental Research

eHealth Industries Innovation Centre

EPSRC National Mass Spectrometry Service Centre

FIT lab - Future Interaction Technology Lab  

GENCAS - Gender in Culture and Society

Global Legal Priorities

Glaciology group

Hywel Dda Centre /Sefydliad Hywel Dda 

IFeL - Institute for Entrepreneurship and Leadership  

ILS - Institute of Life Sciences

Institute of Classics and Ancient History

Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law

KYKNOS - Ancient narrative literature.

LRC - Language Research Centre

MEMO - Medieval and Early Modern Research

MHRNC - Mental Health Research Network Cymru

MRC - Materials Research Centre

OPAN - Older People & Ageing Research & Development Network

RIAH - Research Institute for Arts and Humanities

RIASS -  Research Institute for Applied Social Sciences

Richard Burton Centre for the study of Wales

RIVIC - Research Institute of Visual Computing

SCHE - Swansea Health Economics

SPEC - Systems and Process Engineering Centre

WCPC -  Welsh Printing and Coating

WELMERC - Welsh Economy Labour Market Evaluation & Research Centre

WICN - Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

WIMCS - Wales Insitute of Mathematics and Computational Sciences

WISERD - Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods

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