Demonstrating international impact

Impact is the difference our research makes to society; the influence we have on individuals, communities, industry and policy development; the benefits and changes that our research activities deliver. 

Researchers at Swansea University contribute positively to global societal challenges through the impact of their research.

Examples of impactful studies can be found on our research web pages including Research Centres and Institutes and Research News.

Impact and REF2014


In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 90.3% of Swansea's research rated 4* or 3* for Impact.

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