Research at the School of Pharmacy

The University of Auckland has been ranked New Zealand’s leading university in the QS World University Rankings 2020 and is the only New Zealand university in the top 100. The University of Auckland is #1 in Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings for 2020. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, the University of Auckland was ranked in the top 100 for 33 of our subjects. In particular, the University is ranked #27 worldwide for Pharmacy and Pharmacology. The School of Pharmacy is proud to have made significant contributions to these rankings.

Since our inception in 2000, we have set up world class postgraduate programmes offering Research Masters and PhD students the opportunity to be supervised by experts in their field. Our academic staff have been successful in bringing in research funding from national and international sources and have significant research collaborations overseas. Our aim is to continue to build on our established international reputation for the quality of our research, and undertaking research which is relevant to healthcare in New Zealand and internationally. We are fortunate to be in a University and a Faculty that embraces research so wholeheartedly.

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Associate Professor Darren Svirskis
Research Director
School of Pharmacy
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