Applied research for the real world

Providing solutions to problems that affect society and the economy is what underpins research at the University of South Wales. Committed to enhancing the links between research, teaching, innovation and enterprise, our research informs teaching at all levels. Working collaboratively, our Faculties and Research Institutes bring together expertise and facilities to help businesses, communities and policy makers benefit from our research.

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.

We are committed to delivering significant social, cultural and economic impact from our research, locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

Visit our research pages to find out more.