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Research Interests

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.

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Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 2008 2019

Silicone Elastomers
Female Contraceptive Devices
In Vitro Techniques
Female Contraceptive Devices
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development and pharmacokinetics of a combination vaginal ring for sustained release of dapivirine and the protein microbicide 5P12-RANTES

McBride, J. W., Malcolm, R. K., Dias, N., Cameron, D., Offord, R. E., Hartley, O., Kett, V. L., Devlin, B. & Boyd, P., 10 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 564, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Female Contraceptive Devices
Anti-Infective Agents
Silicone Elastomers
3 Citations (Scopus)
Female Contraceptive Devices
Drug Stability
Appointments and Schedules
Phase III Clinical Trials
Female Contraceptive Devices
Hot Temperature

Activities 2014 2019

Benny David

Robert Malcolm (Host), Peter Boyd (Host)
25 Mar 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting of external, non-academic visitor

Sentinus Young Innovators 2019

Peter Boyd (Participant)
24 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

Drug Delivery and Translational Research (Journal)

Peter Boyd (Peer reviewer)
18 May 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Hamilton Lecture Series

Peter Boyd (Participant)
07 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Canvas Roadshow

Peter Boyd (Participant)
22 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course