The School of Pharmacy at Queen's is home to a vibrant community of world-class researchers working to improve patient healthcare, both locally and internationally.

Research areas

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Our commitment to research

The School of Pharmacy is one of the UK's leading centres for research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Our research focuses on making real-world improvements for patients through our expertise in pharmaceutical science and practice.

According to REF 2014, the research environment at the School of Pharmacy has been rated as 100% world leading

Meet our researchers

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Professor Brendan Gilmore

Scouring the earth for new antibiotics

Dr Deirdre Gilpin


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Dr Jonathan Coulter

Golden opportunities in the treatment of cancer


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Research Prospectus

Our research is groundbreaking

Find out more about how our work is making a real difference to the lives of patients in our Research Prospectus

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Making an Impact

Novel Drug Delivery Device developed at Queens

Protecting against HIV AIDS

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Hydrogel-based microneedles

The Future of Safe Drug Delivery

Award winning research

New ways to treat disease

First in class drug in fight against sepsis

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Tackling inappropriate medication

Reduced prescribing for nursing home residents

Ground-breaking research

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Our research impact

Outstanding REF results for the school of Pharmacy

REF 2014 showed that 92% of the School’s submitted research fell within the highest quality 4* and 3* categories, with 44% classed as world-leading 4* research.

Our REF ranking


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