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Research and innovation groups

All our academic and research staff are involved in one of our six research and innovation groups.

We enjoy excellent facilities to carry out world-leading research supporting the University's mission to deliver Advanced Healthcare, Innovative Engineering and Sustainable Societies.

Institute of Cancer Therapeutics

One of a few centres in the UK with the research tools and expertise in-house to progress anticancer medicines and biomarkers from concept to clinic.

Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

We have a long standing reputation for excellence in Pharmacology and early stage drug discovery and development.

Education Innovation Research and Development

The aim of the group is to promote the scholarship of curriculum development, learning, teaching, and educational research that supports high quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and practice. 

Centre for Pharmaceutical Engineering Science

Our reserach is focused on the design of novel formulation technologies for the development of enhanced pharmaceutical and related products together with process optimisation in the niche areas related to advanced pharmaceutical materials. 

Medicines Development and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The research activities of MDPS have been built on the School's strong track record in the area of pharmaceutical materials.

Medicines Optimisation Research Group

Our research focuses on ensuring optimal medicines use, while avoiding unnecessary and potentially harmful polypharmacy.