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 Synthesis & Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) in Ireland. It builds on our highly successful previous CDTs in Targeted Therapeutics and Advanced Therapeutics & Nanomedicines.

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Next Virtual Open Day!

We will be hosting a Virtual Open Day for the CDT in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies on Tuesday 17th November at 12.30 GMT.  Come and meet our course directors and current students to find out more. Register your interest here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/31627113841


Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Council, Science Foundation Ireland and a total of 19 industry partners, we provide world-leading training to prepare inspired and strategic-thinking scientists ready for high achieving careers in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

Students on the CDT develop exceptionally high-level scientific skills through a cutting-edge PhD research project, in addition to honing their transferrable, innovation and critical skills via mini-projects and an integrated university-industry training programme.

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: Dr 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
Tel: 0207 753 5948