Research Impact at The College of Human and Health Sciences

Our researchers drive forward change in practice, policy and fundamental research in health and social care services.

The research department at The College of Human and Health Sciences encompasses disciplines from nursing to psychology, social work and policy to health economics. 

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Love a Maggot

Maggot therapy is a proven way of treating chronic wounds but because of the ‘yuck’ factor is under utilised in clinical practice.  Read more to see how the ‘Love a maggot campaign' is helping to increase awareness of maggot therapy. 


Adverse drug reaction profile

Adverse Drug Reaction Profile (ADRe)

Medicines monitoring is key to the welfare of patients. The Adverse Drug reaction (ADRe) profile can help deliver a person centred assessment framework for our most vulnerable citizens.




The St Andrews-Swansea Neurobehavioural Outcome Scale has been developed to measure neurobehavioural disability following acquired brain injury. 


Older people

Housing and Older People

Swansea University researchers are helping older people make decisions on housing and later life needs. 

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Online grooming project

Online grooming is a form of child sexual abuse (CSA) where adults persuade children to have consensual sex with them online and/or offline.  The online grooming comunication project aims to integrate research finding s within education and technology to ensure the safety of children online. 


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Health Economics Research

Researchers at the Swansea Centre for Health Economics evaluated the provision of a mobile treatment facility in Swansea city centre which allowed for reduced emergency department attendance.