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About Emma Wright

Emma is a senior lecturer in pharmaceutics and joined the University of Lincoln in October 2015.  Prior to this, she worked in academic research at a number of institutions including the University of Nottingham, University College Cork and the University of St Andrews.  Her research has been based around biomaterials and drug delivery systems for surgical applications such as: effective delivery of stem cells; methods of reducing postoperative infection in orthopaedic surgery and reducing the trauma associated with laparoscopic surgery.  Emma obtained her PhD in biomaterials and drug delivery from The Queen’s University of Belfast after completing a BSc in medicinal chemistry at the same institution. 

Department Responsibilities

Module lead for PHA3003M BSc Pharmaceutical Science Project. Industry and employability lead for the School of Pharmacy Deputy Postgraduate Research (PGR) lead for the School of Pharmacy Personal tutor.

Subject Specialism

Biomaterials, drug delivery, materials characterisation, wound healing.


  • PhD Pharmaceutics — Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), 2011
  • BSc Medicinal Chemistry — Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), 2008


  • Associate Fellow — Higher Education Academy,

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Research in the Lincoln Repository

Degree Responsibilities

  • PhD - M. O. Ebraheem — 2018 to Present
  • PhD - S. Ellis — 2018 to Present
  • MSc by Research - J. Ahad — 2018 to Present

Module Responsibilities

  • PHA 3003M - Pharmaceutical Science Project — 2017 to Present

Professional Affiliations

  • Royal Society of Chemistry — Member (MRSC)
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) — Member
  • Controlled Release Society (CRS) — Member