The Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research Centre provides a platform to enhance quality and quantity of research outputs in a competitive research environment.

Our Vision

Pharmacy practice research with impact

Our Mission

Delivering optimal patient outcomes through excellence in collaborative research

Our Objectives

  • To establish and strengthen links to drive collaboration with external and internal partners.
  • To create a supportive environment and inclusive culture in which to facilitate opportunities for excellence in pharmacy practice research.
  • To deliver a sufficient number of high-quality outputs for submission into REF 2021 and beyond.

The CPPPR aspires to become a leading pharmacy practice research centre to promote high quality research outputs. Our long-term vision aims for a research focus and alignment of our plans with external policies, challenges, and opportunities.

The Centre is planning a one day pharmacy practice research symposium in the summer of 2019. The detailed information will be posted on this website soon.


Research themes

Our research is focused around several key themes.



Meet the team


Books and journals

Publications by the team



We collaborate widely with other researchers


Research opportunities

Opportunities to undertake a research degree in the Centre

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about our areas of expertise or wish to discuss research opportunities with the Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research Centre, please contact the Centre Director:

Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

Professor in Medicines and Healthcare
Department of Pharmacy
School of Applied Sciences
University of Huddersfield

Tel: 01484 471471