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Projects

We are involved in a variety of short and multi-year projects across the globe and a selection of current and past projects is available here. These projects are the result of our investment in  collaboration and partnership as well as our success in attracting grants for research, public heritage and regeneration. As an interdisciplinary centre and research facilitator, we support the varied heritage research and practice of university staff, postdoctoral fellows, and students, across time-periods and geographical location. Browse through a selection of past and current projects to find out more about our work in Wales and across the globe.

June 19, 2024
In 2023, CHART was awarded a UKRI Challenges to develop a partnership with Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (NPTCBC) and CFP Landscape and Heritage Consultancy over the ‘lost’ interiors of Margam Castle, a 19th century Gothic mansion in south Wales once owned by the Talbot family.
June 8, 2022
CHART and the department of Chemistry at Swansea University explored the role that art and creative engagement can play in communicating complex chemical processes whilst exploring the significance of the rich industrial heritage of the Lower Swansea Valley.
December 1, 2021
As well as the ‘official’ war memorials to the fallen that can be seen in public places around the towns and villages of Wales, thousands of memorials were dedicated to First World War servicemen by private institutions – chapels, workplaces, schools and clubs.
January 9, 2021
By 1851 Wales had become the world’s first industrial nation and the copper industry was at its heart. Copper was at the heart of important scientific innovations. The industrialisation of this product changed the fabric of communities and landscapes during, and since, the industry’s heyday. This is an intriguing story of how Welsh businesses led the global copper trade for almost two centuries.