Applied research for the real world

A member of the St David’s Day Group of Wales’ leading research universities, USW is a powerhouse in applied research used to shape major decisions.

We are a major public policy think-tank, offering independent advice to government, industry and employers across the UK on health, education, economic growth, social policy, and governance.

USW is leader in key areas of specialist research, such as sustainable energy, educational development, health, creative industries and the arts, mobile communications, humanities, sports injury and performance, new business incubation, and innovation for technology and start-up companies.

Visit our research pages to find out more.