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Health research is an area of strength in UTS' research strategy. The strategy is underpinned by a significant five-year investment and a focus on collaborative and interdisciplinary research; innovative technological approaches; commitment to researcher development and strengthening the relationship between research and teaching and learning.

UTS: Pharmacy has a research intensive culture, with internationally renowned researchers in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical science leading teams of postdoctoral fellows and research students to actively improve health outcomes and the quality use of medicine.

Pharmaceutical science

Pharmacy practice

Research degrees

A Masters by Research degree is designed for people who want to undertake research and have a degree in pharmacy or science who do not have experience in research. Doctoral degrees require a deeper investigation of an issue and the completion of an original and significant contribution to knowledge in an area of pharmacy or pharmaceutical science. Admission to a doctoral program requires research experience, generally having completed an Honours or Masters by Research degree.


The following supervisors are open to receiving expressions of interest:

Bajorek , Beata

Quality Use of Medicines (QUM); Cardiovascular Health; Medication Safety; Pharmacist-led interventions

Bebawy , Mary

Cancer Cell Biology

Benrimoj , Charlie

Professional Services and Pharmacy practice

Dua, KamalPharmaceutical drug delivery

Ferguson, Caleb

Pharmacy and Nursing: Atrial fibrillation, Stroke prevention, Stroke risk stratification, Anticoagulation and thromboprophylaxis, Medication adherence, Social media

Garcia Cardenas , Victoria

Professional Services and pharmacy practice

Haghi, Mehra

Applied respiratory cell biology

Jaiswal, Ritu

Cancer Cell Biology

Sabater Hernandez , Daniel

Pharmacy practice; Cardiovascular professional pharmacy services

Sukkar, Maria

Immune and inflammatory mechanisms of chronic airway conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Tsingos-Lucas, Cherie

Pharmacy Practice and Education; Reflective practice; Innovation

Williams , Kylie

Pharmacy Practice and Education; Consumer self-care; Non-prescription medicines; Pharmacy services

Research facility

UTS: Pharmacy is home to one of Australia’s most exciting and comprehensive research facilities

Work with us
We welcome expressions of interest from passionate researchers at all career stages. Email pharmacy@uts.edu.au to make a confidential enquiry.