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Dr Daniel Rees

Senior Lecturer, Business

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Welsh language proficiency

Fluent Welsh Speaker
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Daniel James Rees completed his PhD in molecular neuroscience at Swansea University Medical School in 2017. Daniel's PhD focussed on development of new models Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease for testing natural and synthetic anti-neurodegenerative therapeutics. Since this Daniel has facilited the University on numerous strategic projects in the Life Science sector through managing industry engagement and research on a portfolio of academic-industry collaborations. This included international initiatives.

Prior to his current role as Lecturer in Innovation & Transformation at the All-Wales Academy for Innovation in Health & Social Care, Dr Rees was seconded to the position of Innovation Technologist working for the pan-Wales Accelerate programme through Swansea University's School of Management and Medicine. Dr Rees'  research interests foused on commercialisation of medical research, technology and healthcare innovation where we led a range of successful industry-focused collaborative resesearch, development & innovation (RD&I) projects.

Dr Rees is engaged in multi-disciplinary research which spans areas such as development and deployment of Smart Water Technologies and remediation technologies, and Technology Acceptance Models, through to pharmaceuticals industry and NHS engagement to develop collaborative models for successful implementation of Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC).


Areas Of Expertise

  • Innovation
  • Business
  • Healthcare Innovation
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Research
  • Industry-Focused Engagement, Research, Development & Innovation
  • Neuroscience
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Neuroprotection
  • Bio-Image Analysis

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • Innovation Management 


  • Asset Management


  • Health & Care Innovation


  • Research Techniques
Research Award Highlights Collaborations
Dr Daniel Rees

Dr Daniel Rees

Senior Lecturer, Business
Available For Postgraduate Supervision