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Opportunity to host the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference in 2020

The Committee for the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference (HSRPP) are inviting expressions of interest from higher education institutes in the UK and Ireland to host this successful, annual conference in 2020. The aim of HSRPP is to: Identify and disseminate research to inform policy and practice development. Develop the evidence base for […]

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BOPA and PRUK award their 2017 research grant

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) and Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to grant the 2017 BOPA-PRUK Research Award to Terry Tin Wai Ng at University College London School of Pharmacy, where Terry is a Senior Teaching Fellow.  BOPA and PRUK are working together to help novice researchers in oncology and haematology pharmacy embark […]

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Pharmacy Research UK launches its mentoring scheme

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce the launch of their mentoring scheme. The scheme is designed to help pharmacy research professionals who are looking to develop their skills within a research environment and would benefit from support from experienced peers.  For mentors, stewarding a mentee through the ups and downs of an early […]

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PRUK September 2017 Newsletter

PRUK September Newsletter is published today with details of our new project grants, the HSRPP abstract deadline, news of additional funding for our research training bursaries, the RPS Research Practice award winner, published PRUK research, the RPS Winter Summit and our contribution to the National Standards for Public Involvement.

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Blog: Putting together a summary of a clinical trial for lay readers

Guidance from the European Union on writing a lay summary for clinical trials, in order for members of the public to better understand information relating to drug trials has gone under the radar. This makes it challenging for researchers to tackle how to summarise information of a scientific nature, relating to a clinical trial, in […]

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Second project grant announced

Helping patients decide: Aberdeen team to develop an innovative decision-aid tool Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is delighted to announce the second recipient of our 2017 project grants as part of our £200k investment in major grants. Professor Mandy Ryan and colleagues from the University of Aberdeen has been awarded £100k to develop a person-centred discrete choice […]

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Pharmacy Research UK Announces First Project Grant Recipient

Use of patient-held information about medication As part of Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK)’s £200k investment in major project grants, we are delighted to announce first recipient of our 2017 project grants. Professor Bryony Dean Franklin from UCL School of Pharmacy has been awarded nearly £93k to investigate the use of patient-held information about medication (PHIMed) […]

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2017 RPS Practice Research Award

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s RPS Practice Research Award is Dr Sarah Slight. The award is intended to recognise individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of pharmacy research and who have the potential to become a leader in the field. Last year’s […]

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Researchfish 2017 Submission Round

This year, the 2017 Researchfish submission round launches on Monday 7th August and all PRUK funded researchers will be contacted very soon. The deadline to submit the project information is Friday 13th October. All researchers who have been funded by PRUK are required to submit information against their Researchfish portfolios on an annual basis.   […]

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MEMORABLE Interviews

In June this year, the BBC ran a rare feature on pharmacy research and had an excellent short segment documenting the MEMORABLE project led by Dr Ian Maidment. Dr Maidment is Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy at Aston University’s School of Life and Health Sciences, and a former beneficiary of Pharmacy Research UK’s project grants. […]

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