UCL School of Pharmacy


CDT in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies

The CDT is a partnership between the University of Nottingham, University College London (UCL), and the SSPC, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals in Ireland. It builds on our highly successful previous CDTs in Targeted Therapeutics and Advanced Therapeutics & Nanomedicines.

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Applications for 2021/2022 now opened!

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To apply you will need to complete an online application form, which includes statements on your motivations for applying to the CDT and how your previous skills and experience have prepared you for a PhD in this research area.
Our panel of academics will consider all applications and those successful at the application stage will be shortlisted for an interview.  The deadline for applications is 12:00 GMT, 1st February 2021.  Interviews will take place in March 2021.

All communications, such as invites to interview and outcomes of your application, will be sent via email.  We aim to communicate decisions as soon as possible, but please bear in mind that we receive a high volume of applications and processing these can take some time.

We will be hosting a Application Guidance Session on 12:30 GMT, 12th January 2021 for anyone that would like some practical advice on how to complete the application form.  Please note we are unable to provide support with writing individual applications.




In the meantime if you would like to learn more about the Centre please view our recent Virtual Open Day by clicking on the following Blackboard Collaborate link.  This was a student-led event which included a welcome from our Directors, Prof Snow Stolnik from University of Nottingham and Dr Anne-Marie Healy from Trinity Colleage Dublin and presentations from our current students.  We would like to thank our CDT Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Working Group for making this event possible and to our students for all their hard work.

For a full summary of our Doctoral Training Programme please visit the official CDT in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies website.

If you have any enquiries about the CDT programme, please contact:

CDT Lead: Prof Gareth Williams
E-mail: g.williams@ucl.ac.uk  
Tel: 0207 753 5868
CDT Manager: Ms Sarah Marks
E-mail: s.marks.pharm@ucl.ac.uk