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Dr Ian Grimsey

PositionSenior Lecturer
LocationM31a Richmond Building
DepartmentSchool of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
Feedback HoursTuesday-Friday
Telephone+44 (0) 1274 234754
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Research Interests (key words only)

Crystal engineering, particle formation, particle characterisation, quality by design.

PhD Supervision

Abrahem M Abrahem Benhadia.

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

Teaching on:

  • MPharm (all years)
  • BSc Clinical Sciences (Foundation, Stage 1 and Stage 3)
  • MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Medicines Control

Module leader for:

  • PHA4002-C Foundation Studies for Pharmacy 2 (Life Cycle of a Medicine)
  • CLS 6001-B Clinical Pharmacology 

Project supervisor for final year MPharm SSC (dissertation) students. Laboratory project supervisor for MPharm Stage 2 and Stage 3 SSA.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • MPharm Stage 2 Leader
  • Personal Tutor for students in MPharm (all years)
  • Member of the MPharm Staff Student Liason Committee (SSLC)
  • Member of the MPharm Programme Management Committee (PMC)

Study History

  • BSc Chemical Physics with Subsidiary Mathematics, 2:1 University of Reading (1982-1985)
  • PhD Chemistry, University of Reading, Department of Chemistry (1985-1989)

Professional History

  • April 1989 – August 1992: Petroleum Engineer, British Petroleum Research Sunbury Research Centre, Middlesex
  • September 1992 – September 1994: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering and Fuel Technology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • September 1994- February 1995: Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford
  • February 1995 appointed Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford
  • May 2003 promoted to Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford

Research Areas

Particle Surface Coating, Spray-drying.

Current Projects

Study of the Mechanical, Thermal and Rheological Properties of Film Coating Polymers to predict their behaviour under compression.

Research Collaborations

Centre for Pharmaceutical Engineering Science: Prof. Anant Paradkar and Prof Tim Gough.


Effect of mechanical denaturation on surface free energy of protein powders. Mohammad Amin Mohammad, Ian M. Grimsey, Robert T. Forbes, Ian S. Blagbrough, Barbara R Conway. Colloids and Surfaces B:Biointerfaces 146 (2016) 700–706

Mapping the solid-state properties of crystalline lysozyme during pharmaceutical unit-operations. Mohammad, Mohammad Amin; Grimsey, Ian M.; Forbes, Robert T. Journal Of Pharmaceutical And Biomedical Analysis (2015) Volume: 114 Pages: 176-183

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