A custom-designed £12.5 million coastal research vessel and the £2 million unique Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR) with a 750 m2 controlled environment building, plus separate primary quarantine facilities, ozone-sterilised water intake and discharge, centralised 12-27oC programmable air and mixed fresh/salt water supply, light intensity and photoperiod regimes.
The newly built £1.35 million Swansea Lab for Animal Movement (SLAM), incorporates an electronic wall (3x4 m) linked to a high-speed computer cluster for processing and visualising spatiotemporal movement and population data. SLAM also designs and produces state-of-the-art animal tags to study organism movement and environmental interactions.
Theoretical/mathematical research uses advanced university computing facilities that includes high-end graphics workstations, high-speed network links and the Blue Ice supercomputer located at the Mike Barnsley Centre for Climatic Change Research.
Several dedicated Bioscience labs housed within our grade 2 listed Wallace Building recently benefitted from a £4.2 million renovation programme, providing world-class research facilities that includes a specialist molecular ecology lab and a dedicated arthropod facility. More