Faculty Vision

Through interdisciplinary and interprofessional learning, research and innovation we will continue to be consistently rated as a top UK provider of health professional and life sciences education; we will maintain our international reputation for excellent research and innovation; and deliver real improvements in health wellbeing and wealth for Wales and the World.

We make a difference to people’s lives the world over, with our cutting-edge research and through our work with the NHS, Social Services and private sector.

Our community of students, researchers and partners draw on and benefit from the expertise of our international researchers and educators, building on our excellent research ranked 2nd in the UK (REF 2014).

Our Research Impact

The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science has a vibrant research community which attracts prestigious research funding and exciting PhD students. Recent major research funding awarded to the faculty includes British Heart FoundationUKRIHDRUKADRNMRC and Smart Expertise via Welsh Government.

We are committed to tackling global challenges and improving the health, wealth and wellbeing of society. The strength of the Faculty's research community is in its people and in its ambition for excellence. By working collaboratively across the faculty's research themes, our talented researchers are able to push boundaries in their fields and innovation within, and beyond, the research community.

At the core of everything we do is ensuring our research is translational, taking ideas and insights from research bench, to patient bedside, and back again. Consistently in the Research Excellence Framework our research is rated as world leading.