Our internationally acclaimed research covers a broad range of themes, genres and disciplines, including pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, materials science, neuroscience, infectious diseases and supporting improvements in health.
The school has around thirty academic research staff arranged in three research groups – Chemistry & Drug Delivery, Biological Sciences, Clinical & Professional Practice. A significant feature of our research environment is the dialogue between research and practice-based staff, delivering research that has ‘real world’ impact.
In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Pharmacy was ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity.
An impressive 100% of our research-active staff submitted to the REF and 93% of our research was judged to be of international quality, with 81% of this judged world-leading or internationally excellent. The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of world-leading research.