Our aim is to positively impact lives in Wales, the UK and globally through cutting-edge, collaborative research and innovation.

As recognised by a very strong performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021), we have an excellent research reputation led by world-class researchers that results in health improvements for patients, for industry and the wider public.

Our research stretches from blue skies research into basic biological mechanisms to biomedical science, psychology through to nanotechnology, imaging and translational studies involving patients, NHS service development and industrial collaboration. Our success has been underpinned by our unrivalled research facilities, with modern state-of-the-art buildings and the latest instrumentation.

Our Research Impact

The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science has a vibrant research community which attracts prestigious research funding and exciting PhD students. Recent major research funding awarded to the faculty includes British Heart FoundationUKRIHDRUKADRNMRC and Smart Expertise via Welsh Government.

We are committed to tackling global challenges and improving the health, wealth and wellbeing of society. The strength of the Faculty's research community is in its people and in its ambition for excellence. By working collaboratively across the faculty's research themes, our talented researchers are able to push boundaries in their fields and innovation within, and beyond, the research community.