new pharmaceutical chemical engineering degree begins
this year, responding to the rapid acceleration in drug
discovery and development, and the increasingly demanding
manufacture and delivery of complex new pharmaceutical
Roberts (centre) with visiting professor Simon Ruddick
and Anci Kvarnstrom of Managing Strategy Group, which
is managing the collaboration with Astra Zeneca
degree has been designed by Brotherton Professor and head
of chemical engineering Professor Kevin Roberts, in collaboration
with Astra Zeneca.
Roberts said: "Rapid change in the pharmaceutical industry,
like the human genome project, means there is a greater
need for chemical engineering graduates specially trained
with additional pharmaceutical skills."