Professor Fiona Brookman’s homicide research with the police has changed the procedures for homicide investigation in both the UK and the US.
Clare Johnson leads the development of the National Cyber Security Academy (NCSA) in partnership with industry and the public sector to increase capacity in cyber security skills training and research to develop the next generation of cyber security experts. Working the NCSA plays a major role in the South Wales Cyber Security Cluster.
Professor Mike Maguire and Anna Clancy’s criminology research with HM Prison Parc, Barnardo’s and the Ministry of Justice has developed new approaches to social welfare and the criminal justice system and improved support for prisoners, their children and families.
Professor David Shearer and Mike Gross’ sports science research with Sports Wales has transformed the way Wales’s elite athletes are supported to perform in a highly competitive environment, and improved Welsh success on the world stage.
The Helen Kegie Centre has been established in Newport to provide therapeutic services for the community in partnership with statutory and third sector partners which has changed lives locally and established USW as the centre of excellence in therapeutic services in Wales.
Professor Ruth McElroy’s and the Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations research with the Welsh media sector has impacted on public policy and the development of Welsh cultural and creative organisations.
Professor Paul Carr’s research with community and cultural organisations in Merthyr Tydfil has highlighted the important contribution the town has made to popular music in Wales.
Professor Doug Tudhope's research into hypermedia has led to transnational cooperation and integration of archaeological data sets with partners across 11 countries which has improved the accessibility and visibility of Europe’s rich archaeological resources.
Professor Florence Ayisi's documentary film-making research has raised the societal and Governmental understanding of the role played by women’s football in Africa and around the world.
From building a sustainable energy infrastructure and providing better healthcare to influencing public policy and developing creative products, we work closely with our research partners to make a real impact on society and the economy.