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Dr Sion Coulman  -  MPharm PhD Pharmacist

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Position:Senior Lecturer

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 76418


  • MPharm, University of Wales, Cardiff, 2001
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, 2002 - 2011
  • PhD in drug delivery, Cardiff University, 2007

Research Interests

Scientific Research

Traditional and novel methods of transdermal drug delivery

Cutaneous gene delivery and expression

Therapeutic exploitation of novel transdermal delivery systems


Pedagogic Research

Pharmaceutical education and training particularly in ‘pharmaceutical calculations’


Member of the School's Drug Delivery & Microbiology Research Discipline


Teaching Profile


Module leader (PH1106) and lecturer on the MPharm degree.

Contribution to modules PH1115, PH2105, PH2107, PH3105, PH3107, PH4114, PH4112P.

Teaching activities include lectures, workshops and individual supervision of students which cover a range of topics in both pharmaceutical science and pharmacy practice. These include dermatology, male and female health, pharmacogenomics, pharmaceutical calculations, formulation science, health and safety in the pharmacy environment, communication skills, practice of pharmacy, continuing professional development.

Currently undertaking the Post-graduate Certificate of University Teaching and Learning (PCUTL).



Lecturer on MSc in Clinical Research