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The Centre for Contemporary German Culture (CCGC) produces world-class research on the literature and culture of twentieth- and twenty-first century Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  It aims to promote and stimulate further research on the work of contemporary German-language authors and film-makers in the English-speaking world.  Read more >>>


The Centre for the Comparative Study of Portugal, Spain and the Americas (CEPSAM) is the product of a convergence of research and teaching interests between researchers from the programmes of Hispanic and American Studies.  Read more >>


The Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities at Swansea University (CODAH) is a supportive community for collaborations between Arts and Humanities and Computer Science researchers. It involves staff and students who are developing multi-disciplinary solutions to complex problems across hard and soft sciences, coding and culture. CODAH promotes digital literacy and creativity.  Read more >>>


The Conflict, Reconstruction and Memory Group (CRAM) aims to promote the study of conflict, post-conflict reconstruction, and the memory and commemoration of conflict from inter-/multi-disciplinary perspectives across Swansea University and in collaboration with other universities, centres of learning and research and non-academic institutions.  

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Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales (CREW):  Dylan Thomas, R. S. Thomas, Margiad Evans, Raymond Williams are four of the better known English language writers produced by modern Wales.  Acknowledged as the international leader in this field of literary and cultural study, CREW has developed an extensive programme of teaching and research.  
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Digital Politics Research Group

The Digital Politics Research Group is a group of scholars who are interested in exploring the intersection of politics and digital communication technologies.  The Group’s mission is to build a genuinely interdisciplinary exchange between social science, political and cultural studies and computer science.  Read more >>>


The Centre for Research into Gender in Culture and Society (GENCAS) brings together staff from across the campus who research into gender. It hosts conferences, symposia and workshops, provides a home for PhD students working on gender, and runs a successful MA in Gender and Culture.  
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Interpreting Egypt’s Past in Wales and the World (InEPWW) was established as a research centre to formalise long-standing relationships between the Department of Classics, Ancient History, and Egyptology (Swansea University) and the Egypt Centre of Swansea University.  Read more >>>


International Studies, Conflict and Security (ISCAS) covers political theory and philosophy, area studies, international policy studies, international relations, security and war studies.  It focuses its expertise to make major contributions to research debates in two principal areas of research:  social science approaches to international policy and area studies; and the philosophical and critical study of war, security and conflict.  Read more >>>


The Swansea and Lampeter Centre for Research on the Narrative Literatures of the Ancient World (KYKNOS) aims to stimulate, co-ordinate and promote research on the narrative literatures of ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt and the Near East; to form the centre of national and international networks of scholars working in this field; to raise the profile of the subject area and to attract top-quality research students to its constituent universities; and to secure high-level funding for research projects.  Read more >>>



The Language Research Centre (LRC) is a global hub for single, inter- and multi- disciplinary empirical research into language data and processes. It draws together academics and postgraduate researchers from across Swansea University and connects their activities with those of the Centre’s global network of Associate Members and distance learning doctoral students.  
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The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research (MEMO) brings together scholars working in the fields of literature, history, philosophy, European languages and classical studies, covering the period approximately AD 400 to 1800.  
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The Political Analysis and Governance (PAG) research group covers political theory, comparative, national and sub-national politics, policy studies and political behaviour.  It focuses its expertise to make major contributions to research debates in two principal areas of research: the interpretive and normative study of government and governance; and the quantitative and qualitative study of political behaviour.  
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The Richard Burton Centre for the Study of Wales (RBC) is a University level centre which brings together expertise and resources in matters Welsh located across the College of Arts and Humanities, encouraging cutting-edge research of international quality and maximizing synergies across disciplines.  Read more >>> 


Medical Humanities Research Centre (MHRC) - exploring the frontiers of Health & Social Research.  The novelist C.P. Snow provoked a storm of protest when he alleged a breakdown in communication between the arts and the sciences.  Nowhere are the implications of this split more telling than in health and healthcare.  Read more >>>