Zahra is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences with experience of working across in clinical, pharmaceutical industry and academic sectors.

Dr Rattray joined the University of Strathclyde in 2018, where she is director for the EPSRC Multiscale Metrology Suite national facility. Her primary research interests lie in making science accessible to all and developing novel biomacro molecular and nano medicine drug delivery systems for cancer using an inter-disciplinary and sector approach.