Research centres and institutes

Introduction

Each of our research centres and institutes is interdisciplinary and externally facing 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

College of Arts and Humanities

Research Institute for Arts and Humanities

Callaghan Centre for Power, conflict and Empire

Centre for comparative study of the Americas (CECSAM) 

Centre for Contemporary German Culture (CCGC)

Centre for Egyptology and Mediterranean Archaeology (CEMA)

Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research (MEMO)

Centre for Research into Gender in Culture and Society (GENCAS)

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

Institute of Classics and Ancient History

Language Research Centre (LRC)

The Centre for research in ancient narrative literature. (KYKNOS)

The Richard Burton Centre for the study of Wales


College of Engineering

Strategic Technology Centres

Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering (ZC2E)

Materials Research Centre (MRC)

Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Centre (MNC)

Thematic Research Centres and Groups

Centre for Complex Fluid Processing

Electronic Systems Design Centre

Institute of Structural Materials

Centre for Nanohealth (CNH)

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

Swansea Materials Research and Testing Ltd (smART)

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

Wales Institute of Mathematics and Computational Sciences (WIMCS)

Centre for Water Advanced Technologies and Environmental Research (CWATER)

Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating (WCPC)

 
College of Human and Health Sciences

Centre for Children and Young People's Health and Well-Being (CCYPHW)

Centre for Innovative Ageing (CIA

Research Institute for Applied Social Sciences (RIASS)    

Older People & Ageing Research & Development Network

Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE)

Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (WICN)

 

College of Law

Centre for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Centre for Environment and Energy Law and policy (CEELP)

Hywel Dda Centre 

Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law

Richard Price Centre for the study of European and International Law

 

College of Medicine

Centre for Health Information, Research & Evaluation (CHIRAL)

Centre for Nanohealth (CNH)

Clinical Research Unit based at Morriston Hospital

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

Research Institute of Visual Computing (RIVIC)

Wales Insitute of Mathematics and Computational Sciences (WIMCS)

 

School of Management

Centre for Consumer Confidence (CCC)

Institute for Entrepreneurship and Leadership (IFeL)

Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD)

Welsh Economy Labour Market Evaluation & Research Centre (WELMERC)

A-Z listing (by acronym)

 

C2EC - Civil and Computational Engineering Centre

CCC - Consumer Confidence  

CCGC - Contemporary German Culture

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

CECSAMComparative study of the Americas

CEELP - Environment and Energy Law and policy

CEMA - Egyptology and Mediterranean Archaeology

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

Glaciology group

Hywel Dda Centre 

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

MNC - Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Centre  

MRC - Materials Research Centre

OPAN - Older People & Ageing Research & Development Network

Power, conflict and Empire

RIAH - Research Institute for Arts and Humanities

RIASS -  Research Institute for Applied Social Sciences

Richard Burton Centre for the study of Wales

Richard Price Centre for the study of European and International Law

RIVIC - Research Institute of Visual Computing

SCHE - Swansea Health Economics

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

Major projects

APT in Bioscience - Advanced Professional Training (APT) in Bioscience

ArROW - Aerospace Research Organisation Wales

ASTUTE - Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies

ATM - Access To Masters

BEACON - Biorefining Centre of Excellence

BTG - Bridging The Gaps

C3W - Climate Change Consortium of Wales

CNH - Centre for NanoHealth

DISEELS - Design and Implementation of Solid-State Energy Efficient Lighting  Solutions

EnAlgae - Energetic Algae

Ecojel- Managing the opportunities and detrimental impacts of jellyfish in the Irish Sea

HE STEM - Higher Education STEM

HPC WALES - High Performance Computing  Wales

ILS2 - Institute of Life Science 2

KESS - Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships

LEAD - Leading through enterprise and development

Marine - Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) - Marine

Mass Spectrometry

MATTER - Manufacturing Advances Through Training Engineering Researchers

SAFER2-HTA fallers

SAW - Software Alliance Wales

SEACAMS - Sustainable Expansion of Applied Coastal And Marine Sectors

SMART - Swansea Materials Research & Testing Ltd

SPARC WP1 power elect - Solar Photovoltaic Academic Research Consortium Cymru

SPARC WP3

SPECIFIC - Sustainable Product Engineering Centre for Innovative Functional Industrial Coatings

STRIP - Steel Training Research and Innovation Partnership

Technocamps

WIMCS - Wales Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences

WWORTH - West Wales Organisation for Rigorous Trials in Health & social care

Breakthrough

Breakthrough

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