The School of Pharmacy is ranked top 5 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021. We're joint 1st in the UK for quality of research in pharmacy (Research Excellent Framework 2014).
We’re proud to be at the forefront of world-changing research that’s both innovative and relevant, working on new therapeutic targets and treatments that will improve the lives of millions of people.
We work with over 30 leading companies across the healthcare sector, including Boots, Evonik, Mars Petcare UK, Promega, SureScreen Diagnostics, Syngenta, Unilever and Widex A/S.
The School has excellent facilities in molecular biology, cell culture, mass spectrometry, medicinal chemistry (including our 80,000-compound library), structural biology, molecular modelling, microscopy, parasitology and formulation, and access to facilities including the only 3DOrbiSIMS in academia and a high resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope.
All of our postgraduate research students are based in one of our five research divisions:
You are strongly encouraged to find a supervisor before you apply. You can approach any member of staff in relation to a research project of your own devising or you can look at our current vacancies.