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.


Quilts 4 cancer : quilting the chemical sciences for pancreatic cancer patients
Ross Kirsty S, Hoskins Clare
Teaching, Research, Innovation and Public Engagement (2023) (2023)
Exploration of nanosilver calcium alginate-based multifunctional polymer wafers for wound healing
Man Ernest, Easdon Claire, McLellan Iain, Yiu Humphrey H P, Hoskins Clare
Pharmaceutics Vol 15 (2023)
3D printed biodegradable multifunctional implants for effective breast cancer treatment
Di Luca Matteo, Hoskins Clare, Corduas Francesca, Onchuru Rachel, Oluwasanmi Adeolu, Mariotti Davide, Conti Bice, Lamprou Dimitrios A
International Journal of Pharmaceutics Vol 629 (2022)
Liposome-based diagnostic and therapeutic applications for pancreatic cancer
Raza Faisal, Evans Lauren, Motallebi Mahzad, Zafar Hajra, Pereira-Silva Miguel, Saleem Kalsoom, Peixoto Diana, Rahdar Abbas, Sharifi Esmaeel, Veiga Fransisco, Hoskins Clare, Paiva-Santos Ana Cláudia
Acta Biomaterialia (2022)
Exploration of dual ionic cross-linked alginate hydrogels via cations of varying valences towards wound healing
Man Ernest, Lamprou Dimitrios, Easdon Claire, McLellan Iain, Yiu Humphrey H P, Hoskins Clare
Polymers Vol 14 (2022)
Ag nanostructure morphologies and physicochemical properties dictated by the polyols used in the synthesis
Sharif Sadia, Ahmad Zahoor, Hoskins Clare, Choudhary Muhammad Aziz, Mehmood Arshad
Journal of Nano Research Vol 76, pp. 93-106 (2022)

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Professional activities

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

More professional activities


NextPharma PhD studentship for Healthcare Nanotechnologies CDT
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2026
Second generation precision nano-carriers for pancreatic cancer (Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship)
Hoskins, Clare (Principal Investigator)
18-Jan-2022 - 26-Jan-2022
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

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Pure and Applied Chemistry
Technology Innovation Centre

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