Dr Clare Hoskins


Pure and Applied Chemistry

Personal statement

Dr Clare Hoskins is a Reader in the School of Pure and Applied Chemistry. She has published >50 peer reviewed articles and filed 1 patent. Her research has been supported with over £3M by national (e.g. EPSRC, BBSRC/FAPESP, Wellcome Trust) and international (e.g. Newton-Bhabha & British Council, Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research) research funding. Clare is the Chair of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Chemical Nanosciences and Nanotechnology Network, she is a committee member of the UK and Ireland Controlled Release Society and she sits on the British Council Grant Review Panel for Newton Grants. In 2019 Clare was awarded the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences ‘Emerging Scientist’ sponsored by Pfizer and also the North Staffordshire Medical Institute Researcher Award. Clare sits on the editorial board of numerous journals in her field, she leads a vibrant interdisciplinary research group within the them of Bionanotechnology and Analytical Chemistry within the Technology Innovation Centre. The focus of her research is the development of a range of multifunctional nanoparticles and their translation into medical therapies and agricultural products.


Electrocatalytic enhancement of [Ru(bpy)3]2+ electrochemiluminescence for gemcitabine detection toward precision measurement via gold nanoparticle addition
Brown Kelly, Oluwasanmi Adeolu, Hoskins Clare, Dennany Lynn
Bioelectrochemistry Vol 146 (2022)
Current and future strategies against cutaneous parasites
Man Ernest, Price Helen P, Hoskins Clare
Pharmaceutical Research Vol 39, pp. 631-651 (2022)
Co-delivery of letrozole and cyclophosphamide via folic acid-decorated nanoniosomes for breast cancer therapy : synergic effect, augmentation of cytotoxicity and apoptosis gene expression
Sahrayi Hamidreza, Hosseini Elham, Karimifard Sara, Khayam Nazanin, Meybodi Seyed Mohammadmahdi, Amiri Sahar, Bourbour Mahsa, Farasati Far Bahareh, Akbarzadeh Iman, Bhia Mohammed, Hoskins Clare, Chaiyasut Chaiyavat
Pharmaceuticals Vol 15 (2021)
Investigation into the use of microfluidics in the manufacture of metallic gold-coated iron oxide hybrid nanoparticles
Oluwasanmi Adeolu, Man Ernest, Curtis Anthony, Yiu Humphrey H P, Perrie Yvonne, Hoskins Clare
Nanomaterials Vol 11 (2021)
Unleashing the potential of cell membrane-based nanoparticles for COVID-19 treatment and vaccination
Pereira-Silva Miguel, Chauhan Gaurav, Shin Matthew D, Hoskins Clare, J. Madou Marc, Martinez-Chapa Sergio O, Steinmetz Nicole F, Veiga Fransico, Santos Ana Cláudia
Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery Vol 18, pp. 1395-1414 (2021)
Using circular economy principles to recycle materials in guiding the design of a wet scrubber-reactor for indoor air disinfection from coronavirus and other pathogens
Shishkin Andrei, Goel Gaurav, Baronins Janis, Ozolins Jurijs, Hoskins Clare, Goel Saurav
Environmental Technology & Innovation Vol 22 (2021)

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Professional activities

Nano-assasins for pancreatic cancer therapy
The Big Impact of Small for Pancreatic Cancer
RSC Chemical Nanosciences and Nanotechnology Network Annual Symposium
Controlled Release Society , USA
Pancreatic Nano-ninjas
Nano-assasins for pancreatic cancer therapy

More professional activities


IRC - Targeted Delivery of Hard-to-Treat Cancers - Project Partner
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 29-Jan-2024
Validation of use of femtosecond lasers in the nanotechnology market
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 28-Jan-2022
Doctoral Training Partnership 2020-2021 University of Strathclyde | Taysum, Hannah
Wark, Alastair (Principal Investigator) Hoskins, Clare (Co-investigator) Taysum, Hannah (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 01-Jan-2025
Multiscale Metrology Suite for Next-generation Healthcare Technologies (EPSRC Strategic Equipment)
Rattray, Zahra (Principal Investigator) Bruns, Nico (Co-investigator) Faulds, Karen (Co-investigator) Graham, Duncan (Co-investigator) Halbert, Gavin (Co-investigator) Hoskins, Clare (Co-investigator) McArthur, Stephen (Co-investigator) Perrie, Yvonne (Co-investigator) Reid, Stuart (Co-investigator) Seib, Philipp (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2024
PaNanoMRI - Early detection of pre-malignant pancreatic cancer using multifunctional targeted nanoparticles for MR imaging with super-resolution and MR fingerprinting
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 30-Jan-2023
Carnegie PhD Scholarship: Development of push-pull nanopharmaceuticals for pancreatic cancer therapy
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023

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Pure and Applied Chemistry
Technology Innovation Centre

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