Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology is a modern, purpose-built research building in the heart of the University Science Area within easy walking distance of the City Centre, many Oxford Colleges and other Oxford landmarks such as the University Parks, Botanic Garden and Museums. The Department has excellent facilities for the disabled and offers a range of meeting facilities, along with support staff in situ, to ensure that your event will be a success.

The Department has one large Lecture Theatre and two smaller conference rooms, plus a Common Room with views across Oxford that is perfect for catering and entertaining.

Department of Pharmacology
Mansfield Rd, Oxford OX1 3QT

4 meeting spaces with capacity for up to 132 guests for Theatre, Buffet, Classroom, and Boardroom functions.







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  • Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology

    Lecture Theatre

    Theatre 132

    This ground-floor purpose-built lecture theatre has level access and a capacity of 132, including two wheelchair spaces


    A fixed projector and PC, whiteboards, air-conditioning, programmable lighting and electrically-operated blackout curtains


    Full disabled access, ramp access to building, two wheelchair spaces, hearing loop



  • Seminar Room, Department of Pharmacology

    Seminar Room

    Buffet 106

    Theatre 55

    Classroom 55

    Boardroom 30

    The ground floor Seminar Room is a flexible space that can be set up in boardroom or theatre style or can be used as a breakout space for catering


    A fixed projector with PC is available with connections for laptops, whiteboards and poster boards available, air-conditioning


    Full disabled access, ramp access to building, hearing loop



  • Meeting Room 2, Department of Pharmacology

    Meeting Room 2

    Theatre 20

    Classroom 20

    Boardroom 12

    This room is ideal for small breakout sessions and meetings


    Meeting Room 2 has facilities for catering, a fixed projector for PC or Mac laptops, air-conditioning, and a sound bar


    Full disabled access, ramp access to building, ground floor


    Term & Vacation

  • Common Room, Department of Pharmacology

    Common Room

    Buffet 130

    Situated on the fourth floor, with lift access, the Common Room offers an ideal space for late afternoon or early evening receptions, poster sessions or presentations (exclusive use after 3pm only)


    Access to kitchen, formal and informal seating, external balcony


    Fourth floor, lift access, level access to Department


    Term & Vacation