HR Excellence in Research Award

The University of South Wales was awarded the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission in 2013 and has successfully retained the Award through a number of reviews.

The HR Excellence in Research Award reflects USW’s commitment to:


Since 2013, continuous progress has been made in the way we support and develop our research staff and improve the research culture and environment in which they work. It is our mission to see that USW's research staff are even more engaged in their own career development.

HR Excellence in Research Award progress

Six year review

Four year review

Two year review


HR Excellence in Research Award