School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

We train pharmacists of the future and are recognised for research in the design and use of drugs and medicines.

We are ranked 5th in the world two years in a row in the 2022 and 2021*QS World Rankings for pharmacy and pharmacology.

Joint 1st (with 12 other universities) for research environment in the UK, confirmed as 100% 'world-leading' *

Joint 4th in the UK for research quality, with 96% of our research assessed as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' *

*2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF2021).

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REF 2021 Results

We are ranked 4th in the UK for our research quality in the REF2021 results. We were part of a joint return with colleagues from the School of Medicine (UoA3 Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy).

96% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent.

Our research environment is 100% world-leading.

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School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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