Research at USW

Our Focus

From sustainable energy to health, and power systems to security, we face up to the world’s biggest challenges and bring benefit where it's needed most.

Our Research Strategy identifies specialist and interdisciplinary growth areas, and commits to creating a research environment that enables all our students and staff to thrive.

Use our Research Repository to find information on our researchers, publications, projects and more.

Crime, Security and Justice

We are impacting policy, practice and business with our internally-recognised research in criminology, cyber-security, social policy and police sciences


Health and Wellbeing

Our expertise in developmental disorders, intellectual disabilities, cognitive psychology, and sport and exercise science is helping to tackle the key issues around ageing and vulnerable groups



We're leading the agenda for the creative industries and the digital economy in Wales, influencing policy through identifying the challenges and opportunities facing the creative industries

Sustainable Environment

We’re helping to create a safer, more sustainable world with our ground breaking multi-disciplinary research in hydrogen, ecology, anaerobic digestion and advanced power systems