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Could you be our new CEO?

  The following advertisement has now been issued by TPP, the recruitment agency dealing with this vacancy: CEO, Pharmacy Research UK c£40,000 for three days (c£66,000 FTE) Central London Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is the principal funder of pharmacy research in the UK. Founded from a union of two research charities, PRUK has a broad programme […]

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Pharmacy Research UK announces launch of “Pill School”: Maximising access to medicines for children within the NHS

As part of Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK)’s £250k funding into larger projects, we are delighted to announce funding that will be used to launch a “Pill School”. This project is designed to help train young patients to take tablets and capsules and will be hosted, and part funded, by the Evelina London Children’s Hospital.  The […]

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Blog: Why the steep learning curve of the PhD is worth it and how to succeed

  “Why the steep learning curve of the PhD is worth it and how to succeed ” By Emma Davies, PhD student, University of Swansea. Emma is in receipt of Pharmacy Research UK funding for her PhD project and is part of the Research Capacity Building Collaboration (RCBC) Wales, Community of Scholars. Here she shares her […]

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January 2018 Newsletter

PRUK January 2018 Newsletter is published today with details of our 2018 Awards and Bursaries Round, HSRPP 2018 and the upcoming RPS/PRUK research proposal writing workshop.  

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Reviewing the person-centred approach to pharmacy practice with a focus on using health coaching methods

PRUK are delighted to share Nina Barnett’s final report, following completion of her 2016 training bursary, which reviews a person-centred approach to pharmacy practice through a focus on using health coaching methods. Person-centred care views the people using health services as equal partners in planning, developing and monitoring care in order to it ensure it […]

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Research Proposal Writing Course

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) are joining forces to run a two day research proposal writing course  on the 6th and 7th March for pharmacists who are looking to apply for research funding in 2018. The workshop covers the proposal writing process from start to finish and is designed to […]

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PRUK 2018 funding round open

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce that the PRUK 2018 funding round for personal research awards and training bursaries is now open and applicants have until the 2nd May to submit their application. From this year onwards, funding will now be available to all pharmacists engaged in research including non RPS members. PRUK […]

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Make mentoring your New Year’s resolution

Today marks the beginning of National Mentoring Month. If you are in need of a New Year’s resolution to inspire and motivate you this year, consider becoming a mentor or mentee through the free PRUK mentoring scheme. Effective mentoring is an essential component of expanding the pharmacy academic workforce for the future and continues to […]

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Emma Davies wins prize at the RPS Winter Summit

Emma Davies poster presentation on Trends in Strong Opioid prescribing in a Primary Care Population pic.twitter.com/UvlKg0I6Md — Pharmacy Research UK (@PharmResUK) December 5, 2017 We are delighted to announce that PRUK funded researcher Emma Davies was awarded the runner up prize for her poster presentation at the RPS Winter Summit. Her presentation on Trends in […]

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PRUK’s Fifth Birthday

Today we are celebrating PRUK’s fifth birthday! In honour of the occasion, the PRUK team have been reflecting on some of the charities’ highlights and acknowledging the achievements that have taken place over the last five years. Since our inception, PRUK has funded nearly £1.7m of project grants, training bursaries and research fellowships relating to […]

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