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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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HSRPP 2018 Call for Abstracts

The 2018 Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice (HSRPP) conference will be hosted by Newcastle University on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th April. The HSRPP conference presents a unique opportunity for researchers within health service and pharmacy practice research to network with each other and also provides a platform for peers to give presentations on […]

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PRUK funded research published in the journal Pharmacy 2017

We are delighted to announce that PRUK funded research from Dr Wing Man Lau from the University of Reading has been published in the journal Pharmacy 2017, 5(3), 41; doi: 10.3390/pharmacy5030041 The study examines the relationship between community pharmacists’ knowledge, attitudes to information provision and self-reported counselling behaviours in relation to topical corticosteroids and adjunct therapy in […]

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Vacancy: Communications and Fundraising Assistant

Communications and Fundraising Assistant Pharmacy Research UK Contract type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract Salary: £22,000 per annum + excellent benefits Location: London   Pharmacy Research UK is the principal research charity supporting pharmacists and pharmacy to improve healthcare for the benefit of patients and the public.  The PRUK organisation is hosted by the Royal […]

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Welcome to our new Research Coordinator Romana Kafedzic

We are delighted that Romana has joined the PRUK team to take on this challenging role within the research team. As Research Coordinator, Romana will be the first port of call for any queries for PRUK as well as being responsible for managing correspondences for the annual Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice (HSRPP) Conference. […]

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Global analysis of strategies to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Congratulations to Funke Adeniji from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine who has just had her research published in the International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. The research seeks to analyse the effectiveness of key policies and strategies in tackling antimicrobial resistance globally, and identify where there are gaps. Funke’s work was funded by […]

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My PhD Journey…

My interest in research was sparked during my Master’s degree at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen in 2001. I discovered I really enjoyed collecting and analysing data and learning something new from the information I had collected – at the beginning it was as simple as that. In 2011 I was given the opportunity to carry out […]

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Congratulations to one of our beneficiaries!

Pharmacy Research UK would like to take an opportunity to congratulate Dr. Frances Notman from the University of Aberdeen on completing her PhD! Frances has been a long-time friend of the charity and received the Sir Hugh Linstead Fellowship from the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (one of PRUK’s founding trusts) in 2011 and the Leverhulme […]

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