From providing modelling for the Welsh Government to guide policy response to the global pandemic, to developing digital technology to support individuals in the criminal justice system to desist from crime, to tackling online cyber threats and addressing energy poverty through solar power; the astonishing range of research and innovation carried out at Swansea University was in the spotlight at the Research and Innovation Awards 2022.

Researchers from across the University were invited to submit entries with over 100 received, spread over the 13 award categories. Each application exemplified the quality, relevance and positive global impact of Swansea University’s research and its potential to inspire.
We’d like to thank our all of our collaborators and sponsors whose support is vital in producing such amazing research & innovation and staging the awards themselves.

The 13 award category winners, with the sponsors supporting them, were:

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Outstanding Research and Innovation Collaboration in Humanities and Social Science (Sponsored by Azets)

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Legal Innovation Lab Wales

Outstanding Research and Innovation Collaboration in Medicine, Health and Life Sciences (Sponsored by F&J Healthcare)

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Swansea Modelling Team

Outstanding Research and Innovation Collaboration in Science and Engineering (Sponsored by KLA corporation)

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SUNRISE

Outstanding International Impact of Research and Innovation (Sponsored by Razbio)

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AMBER - Working Together to Fix Europe’s Broken Rivers

Outstanding Contribution to Public Engagement (Sponsored by Symbiosis)

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Swansea University Science for Schools Scheme S4

Outstanding Impact on Health and Well-Being (Sponsored by Vindico)

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SAIL Databank and Swansea Data Science Group

Outstanding Impact on Industry, Commerce and Innovation (Sponsored by Development Bank of Wales)

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Unstructured Mesh Generation Tools

Outstanding Contribution to the Arts, Culture and Society (Sponsored by Swansea University)

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Professor Kirsti Bohata - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Outstanding Contribution to Shaping the University’s Research and Innovation Community (Sponsored by Zimmer and Peacock)

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Winners of OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO SHAPING THE UNIVERSITY’S RESEARCH AND INNOVATION COMMUNITY

QS World Rankings and Research Reputation Project Delivery Team - MRI, REIS & PSPU

Outstanding Research Supervision (Sponsored by Certis Group)

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Dr Lloyd Hughes Davies - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Research and Innovation Rising Star – Postgraduate (Sponsored by Tata Steel)

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Alaa Alaizoki

Research and Innovation Rising Star – Early Career (Sponsored by GX Group)

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Dr Ashra Khanom, Dr Emrys Evans, Dr Gemma Morgan

Outstanding Technician's Contribution Award (Sponsored by Dell Technologies)

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Ian Hemming - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Recognised for Outstanding Response to Covid Pandemic (Sponsored by Rolls Royce)

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This is a non-competitive award.