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Clare Hoskins


  • United Kingdom

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Dr Clare Hoskins is a Reader in the School of Pure and Applied Chemistry. She has published >40 peer reviewed articles and filed 1 patent. Her research has been supported with over £2M 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 Elected Secretary to 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.


  • Nanomedicine
  • Drug delivery
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Theranostic
  • Formulation
  • Solubilisation
  • Image guidance
  • Thermo-responsive
  • Cancer Nanomedicne

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Nanoparticles Medicine & Life Sciences
Pharmaceutical Preparations Medicine & Life Sciences
Pancreatic Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Iron oxides Engineering & Materials Science
Gold Chemical Compounds
Polymers Chemical Compounds
Nanotechnology Medicine & Life Sciences
Cells Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2019 2021

Research Output 2010 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

A facile synthesis of palladium encased Ag nanowires and its effect on fluorescence and catalysis

Mushtaq, S., Ahmad, Z., Hoskins, C., Shahpal, A. & Choudhary, M. A., 6 Feb 2019, In : Materials Research Express. 6, 5, 11 p., 055015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Designing the poly[1,5-bis(N-pyrrolyl)pentane as a new horizon of polypyrrole paradigm with its structural and optical highlights

Ahmad, Z., Bibi, S., Mushtaq, S., Hoskins, C., Arshad, M. & Akhtar, T., 31 Dec 2019, In : Colloid and Polymer Science. 297, 11-12, p. 1437-1443 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



Academy of Pharmaceutical Science Emerging Scientist Award

Clare Hoskins (Recipient), 23 Sep 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

North Staffordshire Medical Institute Researcher Award

Clare Hoskins (Recipient), 7 Nov 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)