We focus our research on key areas of the pharmaceutical sciences, and clinical and primary care aspects of pharmacy.
Our research spans a wide range of scientific and professional disciplines. You will be supervised by world-leading researchers working on projects with the potential to positively impact on science and healthcare.
We are passionate about what we do, and aim to inspire you with the same drive, instilling the aspirations to make a difference in the world.
Pharmacy at Queen's has a large and expanding research portfolio grouped according to research themes under the cross-disciplinary over-arching Pioneer Research Programme led by the School of Pharmacy:
Bioactive Biomaterials and Infection Control
Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry
Natural Drug Discovery
Proteases and Inhibitors
Pharmaceutical sciences and practice research is housed in the School's state-of-the-art, purpose-built McClay Research Centre and adjacent facilities on the Health Sciences campus. Our world-class laboratories include recently-opened new facilities for pharmaceutical biotechnology and medicinal chemistry, and our well-equipped Pharmacy Practice Research Unit provides excellent facilities for practice-related research. Specific training in research methodologies is provided for all postgraduate research students.