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Dr Boyd’s research interests lie within the general area of controlled release drug delivery systems, specifically in sustained release and comination products . He has specialist interest in the manufacture of thermoplastic and thermosetting drug delivery devices using injection moulding and additive manufacturing techniques.  


Dr Boyd is Module coordinator for the Level 1:Mathematics and Statistics module, part of the undergraduate BSc Pharmaceutical Science degree course at the School of Pharmacy, Queen's University of Belfast. He also teaches Pharmaceutical Engineering on the Level 2 Pharmaceutical Technology module, focusing on the basic theory and concepts of fluid dynamics, mixing, milling and filtration in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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