Collaborating with the community is fundamental to the Natural Products BioHUB project and we are actively engaging with community groups and stakeholders.
We have a long established relationship with the public and our Civic Mission aims to ensure that research directly improves the health and wellbeing of the region and drives economic growth.
Many projects, including the Natural Products BioHUB initiative, are actively contributing to the success of UN Sustainable Development Goals, contributing to Health and Well Being, Affordable and Clean Energy, Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, More Sustainable Cities and Communities and Climate Change.
Our wide range of Schools, Colleges and Community Outreach activities, and the South West Wales Reaching Wider Partnership, foster relationships with our local community further. We bring our science research to the community through various schemes and events, such as the Swansea Science Festival.
Science Community Engagement
Friends of Swansea Botanical Gardens an active group of over 45 horticultural volunteers who work alongside Swansea Council gardeners and Parks Department staff to conserve and preserve Singleton Park Botanical Gardens. They are also responsible for growing plants for the regular plant sales.
Cae Tan a Community Supported Agricultural Project, based on the Gower, who grow and supply fresh, seasonal produce, to local households. Offer training and volunteering opportunities to a range of groups and individuals. As well as work with local schools and community groups to raise awareness of sustainable farming, reconnecting people to the land and their food.
As the project evolves, we endeavour to engage with a wide range of community stakeholders to ensure the BioHUB supports their needs.