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Association of Medical Research Charities’ Open Research Platform

Desh Mofidi offers his impressions on AMRC’s Open Research platform, including the benefits of this platform and why applicants and researchers should consider submitting outputs to this platform.PRUK have partnered with 24 other AMRC charities to provide a platform where researchers are able to rapidly publish the results of their research. Whether you want to […]

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The value of PRUK’s status as an NIHR non-commercial partners; experiences of a researcher

Dr Debi Bhattacharya (PRUK SAP member) offers her thoughts on the support available through the NIHR for anyone considering to conduct research or prepare a research funding bid. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the nation’s largest funder of health and care research. PRUK’s status as an NIHR non-commercial partner means that when […]

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Clive Smee – obituary

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Clive Smee, who among many other important roles served as a very active trustee for the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (PPRT), one of the organisations that eventually became Pharmacy Research UK. Our thoughts are with Clive’s family and friends – you can read more about his […]

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RPS Support for research

We are keen to showcase the opportunities available for pharmacists to gain the support they need in developing a research funding proposal. The Science and Research team from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) have provided further details on the support services they offer to pharmacists who are interested to apply for research funding! Previous PRUK […]

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What does good patient and public involvement look like?

Patient and public involvement (PPI) is a crucial part of our research process, so we asked the patient experts who sit on our advisory panel, Sylvia Bailey and Becky Harmston, what researchers can do to make sure they are properly involving patients and service users in their work. There are many different models for patient […]

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Diabetes UK Partnership

We are delighted to be able to partner with Diabetes UK to offer funding to pharmacists and health service researchers to explore how pharmacy can deliver positive health impacts for people with diabetes. We are looking for practical proposals exploring how pharmacy and pharmacists can support people with diabetes. This could include, but is not […]

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Updated application assessment process

We’re excited to say that we’re making a few improvements to our grant assessment processes – our Research Manager, Desh Mofidi, talks you through how we decide which applications we can fund. What are we doing? For our grant round in 2020 we are making some changes to how applications submitted to the annual developmental […]

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2019-2022 PRUK Strategy

Pharmacy Research UK published a new three-year strategy in 2019, designed to help provide a focus for our work on the prevalent issues impacting many healthcare areas, such as long-term conditions, medicines safety and digitisation. Why have we developed a new strategy? Pharmacy is one of the key building blocks of health provision in the […]

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2018 Annual Review

Our Annual Review, looking back on our work in 2018, has now been published. Our research manager Desh Mofidi picks out some of his highlights. We are pleased to be able to present the annual review for 2018. It was a year full of new challenges and unexplored opportunity. 2018 saw the highest number of […]

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HSRPP Conference – Future Hosts

2018 HSRPP Conference – Newcastle University The University of Reading, University of Bath and the University of Bradford have been selected to host the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice conference for the next three years, respectively. Three universities have been selected to host the prestigious Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice (HSRPP) conference. The […]

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