Making a difference through our research

We aim to produce high impact research which is identified through its application and public recognition and connects us to our local community and global knowledge networks. Find out how we are making our mark and making a difference.

Improving Conflict Resolution and Mediation in UK workplaces

REF Improving Conflict Resolution and Mediation in UK workplaces

Professor Paul Latreille's research on workplace conflict and its resolution has delivered a range of impacts, including shaping policymaker and practitioner debate, and providing confirmation of, and challenges to, policy and practice. 

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Promoting Positive Employment Relations in the Civil Aviation Industry

Promoting Positive Employment Relations in the Civil Aviation Industry

Dr Harvey's research has raised awareness, increased understanding of the critical importance of positive employment relations and influenced attitudes to the priorities in meeting the challenges faced by civil aviation.

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Influencing Policy in the areas of Employment and Public Sector Pay

Influencing Policy in the areas of Employment and Public Sector Pay

The Deputy Director, Public Policy Analysis Division at the ONS stated that this research by Swansea economists changed the way public sector pay was modelled, “which improved our analysis and offered new insights”.

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Informing Policies to Reduce Labour Market Inequalities

 

Informing Policies to Reduce Labour Market Inequalities

This research has revealed deeply entrenched labour market inequalities, in a number of important areas; including ethnic, gender and disability pay gaps and the economic returns to skills.

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