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UKCPA and Pharmacy Research UK Clinical Pharmacy Research Grant recipient announced

Pharmacy research team to conduct in-depth study on the use of unlicensed medicines. LONDON, UK, 17 October 2014 A research team at the University of Sunderland have been awarded the first UKCPA-Pharmacy Research UK Clinical Pharmacy Research Grant. Their 12-month project will explore the views of prescribers, pharmacists and patients on the use of unlicensed […]

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Would you like to host HSRPP in 2017?

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 2017. The aim of HSRPP is to: • To identify and disseminate research to inform policy and practice development. • To provide […]

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Pharmacy Research UK at the RPS Conference

Coming to the RPS Conference ? We’re on stand 9 with colleagues from the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network and will be showcasing opportunities for pharmacists to get involved in research – design, delivery and dissemination. We’ll also have supportive research resources and funding information. If you’re coming to the conference please […]

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Overloaded: Dispensing errors in community pharmacy – Pharmacy Research UK Workshop

We’re holding workshop at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham on the 8th of September. The workshop is to disseminate the findings of the project The effects of mental workload on community pharmacists’ ability to detect dispensing errors which was funded by our charity. Mental workload is a measure […]

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Launching the 2015 Health Services Research & Pharmacy Practice Conference

Pharmacy Research UK is delighted to once again be involved in the organisation of the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice (HSRPP) Conference. The theme of the 21st conference is Coming of Age: Rigour in Pharmacy Practice Research. The conference will be held at Queen’s University, Belfast on the 16th and 17th of April 2015. […]

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Press Release: Project Grants

Following our first highly successful call for project grants which elicited 73 outline bids, we have funded 5 projects. These projects have been selected by our Scientific Advisory Panel and via external peer review and are novel, generalisable and address the priorities in our research strategy. We are committed to funding research that seeks to understand […]

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Winner of the 2014 RPS Conference Pharmacy Research UK award announced

Dr Ellen Schafheutle has been announced as winner of the 2014 Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s prestigious Pharmacy Research UK award. The award will be presented at the RPS conference in Birmingham this September, when Dr Schafheutle will deliver a 30 minute plenary lecture on her prize winning research. The award is supported by Pharmacy Research UK […]

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Guest Blog: Attending conferences can give you more than you expect

Ryan Hamilton MRPharmS is a PhD student at Liverpool John Moores University investigating antibacterial polymer-phyllosilicate systems for the treatment of infected wounds. As soon as you start a career in research you are encouraged by your fellow researchers and your supervisory team to consider going to conferences. Initially these can be generalist conferences within the […]

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Are you feeling champion?

Beth Allen is Head of Research at Pharmacy Research UK and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Over the bank holiday weekend my Geordie in-laws paid a visit. Having waved them off, there is a word that continues to resound in my ears, you’ve guessed it, “champion”. It got me to thinking, it’s a word I’m hearing […]

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Hanbury Memorial Award Winner Announced

Professor Bob Hider, Emeritus Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at King’s College London has been named this year’s recipient of the Hanbury Memorial Award supported by Pharmacy Research UK. Established in 1972 to recognise “high excellence in the prosecution or promotion of original research in the natural history and chemistry of drugs”, this prestigious award is […]

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