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The academic staff at Reading School of Pharmacy conduct internationally competitive research across four research divisions. These are Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmacy Practice.

Our staff have published many academic papers and book chapters, and gain significant funding from research councils, the pharmaceutical industry, and charities.



We have academics specialising in pharmaceutics undertaking ground-breaking research.

If you are interested in this branch of pharmacy research, take a look at the current PhD projects in pharmaceutics.


Pharmaceutical chemistry

We undertake leading research in pharmaceutical chemistry.

If you are interested in this branch of pharmacy research, why not browse our current PhD projects in pharmaceutical chemistry.

Physiology and pharmacology

Our physiology research and pharmacology research has an excellent track record of collaborating with academic, industrial, and clinical researchers and professionals.

Make a difference in pharmacy research by joining one of our physiology and pharmacology PhD projects. See what projects we're working on at the moment, and apply to join us.

Pharmacy practice

Undertaking a pharmacy practice PhD project will set you up for an exciting career in research.

In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 85% of our research was either world-leading or internationally excellent. See what projects you can get involved in.


Our research

85% of our research was recognised as being internationally excellent (REF 2014), with the Reading School of Pharmacy ranked 20th out of 94 submissions by research outputs.


Find out more from our students and staff about what it's like to study and work in the University of Reading School of Pharmacy.



CIPPET programmes allow you to develop your skills and knowledge alongside your peers, through flexible workplace-based learning. Our programmes are designed to fit around, and complement, your working life.