Strathclyde Institute Of Pharmacy And Biomedical Sciences

Organisational unit: Department

Organisation profile

SIPBS is a major research centre in Scotland and is amongst the UK's top Schools of Pharmacy. We have a wide range of state-of-the-art research facilities and recently benefited from the opening of a new £36m building.

Our research is focussed on New Medicines, Better Medicines and Better Use of Medicines.

Research within the Institute is advanced through six Research Groups: 

  • Cardiovascular Research
  • Cell Biology
  • Infection, Immunity and Microbiology
  • Medicines Use and Health
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences

We also have a number of cross-cutting Research Themes which bring together researchers from across the Institute to facilitate large-scale multidisciplinary projects. Our current themes are:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Neuroscience and Mental Health


  1. FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of major conference

  2. Frontiers in Pharmacology (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workJournal peer review

  3. Grant Review

    Activity: Examination

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  1. Public engagement/education with p4 pupils at Kelvindale Primary School

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEducation, Public understanding, information and debate

  2. Images of Research 2015 Public and Urban Health category winner

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalCulture and creativity, Public understanding, information and debate, Education

  3. Economic benefit and competitive advantage from commercial adoption of an innovative non-invasive delivery method for drugs and vaccines

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services

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  1. Lamellar Biomedical project 2

    Project: Knowledge Exchange (Services/Consultancy)Knowledge Exchange (Services / Consultancy)

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  1. BAP Public Communication Prize

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  3. Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) award - Scottish Crucible

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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  1. Sonic Bath

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

  2. EVOS FL Auto, Imaging Kit

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

  3. Polar bear cooling system

    Equipment/facility: Equipment

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