The Medical School is ranked 1st in the UK for research environment, and 2nd for overall research quality. We conduct world-leading quality research that delivers a real impact for health and wellbeing.
The School focuses its multidisciplinary research around research themes that attract prestigious research funding, and PhD students. These research areas provided strong performances in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). In 2015 we opened our Data Science Building, adding to our leading research environments of the Institute of Life Science and Centre for NanoHealth.
Swansea University Medical School has strategically identified the need to develop research excellence coupled to critical mass. As a first step towards this, in 2013 we developed 4 research themes to cover its research activity, each led by a senior academic and designed to foster integrated research activity whilst nurturing young talent.