School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Practice and Policy Division

Research includes the advancement of knowledge about medicines and the pharmacist’s role to influence practice and policy for the improved health of patients and optimal use of society’s resources.

We focus on pharmacy education and workforce development research both nationally and globally, leading to policy formation.



Our aim is in social research around medicines use, the pharmacists’ role in practice, public health, education and workforce, through empirical application of quantitative and qualitative methodologies.


Head of Division: Dr Matthew Boyd

Divisional Research Assistant:  Christine Durrant

See a list of our academic and research staff and our postgraduate students


Specific research themes include:

  • Public health,
  • Safety and prescribing quality,
  • Medicines use ... more



Postgraduate opportunities 




School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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