School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences


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Mr Steve Sumner

  • Role Title: Technical manager
  • Address: St Michael's Building, White Swan Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2DT
  • Telephone: 023 9284 2662
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  • Department: School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science


I have been in the University for 40 years  (1973), working first in the Department of Chemistry before moving to my current job in the School of Pharmacy. The responsibilities of my role as Technical Manager is to Manager the running of the Pharmaceutical, Med-chemistry and Analytical Laboratories, As well as looking after the day to day running of the Radiography & Clinical skills suites.

I am based in the Natural Product Research and Project Laboratory. Where I assist in the final year Projects, and helped to produce a number of Publications with in this research area. I also have the role of Faculty Waste Manager this includes the collection and disposal of all chemicals, broken glass and sharps safely and accordance to the University policies.