School of Pharmacy
The School of Pharmacy is one of the UK's leading centres for research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Our commitment to research
Our research focuses on making real-world improvements for patients through our expertise in pharmaceutical science and practice.
Our research is grouped into 5 themes with associated areas of activity which are mainly funded by UK and European Government sources, leading medical charities and the pharmaceutical industry.
Research Themes and Areas of Activity
Nanomedicine and Biotherapeutics
Development of novel technologies and targeted therapies for advanced healthcare solutions.
Pharmaceutical Materials Science and Formulation
Design, development and industrial translation of novel systems for patient-focused administration of difficult-to-deliver drugs.
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Drug Delivery and Biomaterials
Development of materials which interface with the body and provide enhanced functionality, such as drug delivery, infection resistance or monitoring of levels of drug or host markers.
Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance
Basic and clinical research to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of infection.
Healthcare Delivery and Medicines Optimisation
Development and implementation of interventions that improve the health outcomes of patients in primary and secondary care.