University of Kent
This group conducts research in two areas: public health and medicines optimisation, with a particular focus on cardiovascular diseases and mental health. Work in public health includes studies in physical exercise, alcohol, cardiovascular screening and spirometry testing, plus pharmacovigilance. Studies in medicines optimisation include work in dementia, bipolar disorder and stroke, with an emphasis on the patient perspective.
University of Cardiff
Cardiff welcomes applications from students interested in researching for a PhD in the specialist areas below. The school provides training and a high level of support, and the postgraduate community contributes vitally to the University’s international reputation for research.
Substantial research opportunities exist in all of the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical pharmacy, with much of the research being multidisciplinary. Close collaboration between school and industry is a major reason why so many higher graduates eventually pursue successful careers within the pharmaceutical industry.
Current research interests include:
Informing and influencing the practice of pharmacy
Development of policy around medicines usage and approval