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Biography

Barbara is Head of Pharmacy at the University of Huddersfield. She was appointed as Professor of Pharmaceutics at the University of Huddersfield in 2010. Following her first degree in Pharmacy at Queen’s University, Belfast, she registered as a pharmacist in 1990 and practised full-time in community pharmacy until joining Aston University in Birmingham in 1992 to undertake a Ph.D. Her PhD research project at Aston was in the pharmaceutics and drug delivery field, focusing on microencapsulation for delivery of biopharmaceuticals.

Following completion of her PhD studies in 1995, she was employed in various posts at Aston University, including lecturer and senior lecturer and was Director of the M.Pharm. programme prior to moving to the University of Huddersfield in 2010 as Professor of Pharmaceutics. During this time, she also became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and supervised projects on the application of e-learning technologies in Pharmacy. She was also a Medici Fellow, specialising in driving forward innovation within the university sector and hold several patents in the pharmaceutical area. She has supervised over 40 Ph.D. students and on-going research programmes focus on strategies to improve skin antisepsis and delivery of antimicrobials, solubility enhancement for poorly soluble drugs, the mechanical properties of pharmaceuticals and excipients and nanodissolution.

She has a number of successful collaborations with other universities, NHS and pharmaceutical industry leading to publications and development of new products.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Pharmaceutical salt formation and characterisation
  • Skin antisepsis
  • Development of oromucosal drug delivery systems
  • Nanoparticulates for drug delivery
  • Dissolution and drud release

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Polymers
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Antimicrobials
  • Pharmacology
  • DSC
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacy
  • Skin
  • Viscosity
  • Dissolution
  • Solubility
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • Calorimetry
  • Solid Dispersion

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