PALS Staff Directory

PALS staff are based across two sites in the Aberdeen city centre campus. The School has an administration office in each of Schoolhill and St Andrews Street buildings, for Pharmacy and life sciences respectively.

Academic Staff Technical Staff Admin Staff E-learning Staff


School of Pharmacy & Life Sciences
Robert Gordon University
Riverside East
Garthdee Road
AB10 7GJ

Phone: +44 (0)1224 262500

School Leadership

Head of School

  • Donald Cairns

    Donald Cairns

    Professor Cairns is Head of the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences and is responsible for planning, development and supervision of academic work within the school. His key research interests lie in the areas of medicinal chemistry, rational drug design and molecular modelling of drug – macromolecule interactions.  

  • Associate Head of School

  • Susan Duthie

    Susan Duthie

    Dr Susan Duthie is the associate Head of School at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences.