At USW our research provides solutions to the challenges faced by our society and the economy. Our researchers work across disciplines to help businesses, communities and policy makers benefit from our research

Almost two thirds of the USW researchers submitted to REF 2021 have research that has been categorised as world leading or internationally excellent (4* or 3*).  USW is fourth in Wales for impact with 81% of USW’s research impact being classed as world leading or internationally excellent (4* / 3*). 

The University has a thriving research environment. We believe that all our researchers from the most junior to the most senior should be supported to achieve their full potential. You can search for research and expertise in our research repository.