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PRUK is supporting the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to map the landscape of innovation and research in pharmacy

During 2016 we’re working with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to better understand the pharmacy and pharmaceutical research landscape across the UK. The UK-wide study will provide a national overview of the involvement of pharmacists and other professionals in the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical research. Since 2012, Pharmacy Research UK has funded over £1.2M of pharmacy research supporting […]

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Press Release: Pharmacists could provide vital support for young people to manage long term conditions like juvenile arthritis

We are delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity exhibiting the valued role pharmacists can play in supporting young people with juvenile arthritis to self-manage their condition. Project ‘Exploring the Perceived and Potential Medicines Optimisation Role of Pharmacy for Young People with Long-Term Conditions, Through the Case Study of Juvenile Arthritis‘ The […]

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Blog: Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day

We are delighted to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) today and to commemorate the day James Lind started his famous clinical trial on scurvy, back in 1747. By funding innovative research, Pharmacy Research UK is able to support researchers who continue to walk along the same path as James Lind. They are leaders of […]

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Press Release: Pharmacy Research UK Publishes First Annual Research Review

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is please to publish our inaugural annual research report, which highlights the impact our funding and researchers have had since PRUK’s launch in 2012 and throughout 2015. The report also takes the opportunity to share with readers our vision for the future. Read our 2015 Annual Research Review. Since its launch, PRUK has awarded nearly […]

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Seeking Peer Reviewers for 2016 Funding Applications

We are currently seeking to widen our pool of peer reviewers to ensure we have a broad range of individuals within pharmacy research with the diverse skills necessary to review our funding applications in 2016. We are seeking to recruit volunteers with pharmacy, health services research, social science and medical backgrounds. If you’re interested in […]

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New funding partnership for 2016 with British Oncology Pharmacy Association

New funding partnership for 2016 with British Oncology Pharmacy Association

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Blog: Thinking about becoming a pharmacy researcher?

New personal research fellowship funds are available from Pharmacy Research UK. We fund bursaries and personal awards to support novice researchers develop their ideas. Bursaries: 3 levels of bursary support. Personal Awards for hospital, community and primary care pharmacists Fellowships supported by the UKCPA and BOPA The HEE/ NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme is also […]

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New funding round opens for 2016

The Personal Research Awards and Research Training Bursaries provide funding for novice and early-career researchers. This unique funding is vital for developing a research active pharmacy profession which, in turn, can underpin the development of a strong evidence base to inform pharmacy’s current and future contribution to patient benefit and public health. Previous recipients have […]

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Alcohol Brief Intervention in Community Pharmacy Publication in Addiction Journal

A clinical trial funded by Pharmacy Research UK has shown no beneficial effect of a brief alcohol intervention delivered by community pharmacists in reducing hazardous or harmful alcohol consumption. Alcohol intake has become a major public health challenge in the UK, driven by the complex relationships between consumption and overall health and social outcomes. Harmful […]

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Guest Blog: To research or not to research that is the question?

David Wright is Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Deputy Head of the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia And so the decision is finally out on the big NIHR Programme grant application. After four years of being initially rejected due to being under ambitious and overly expensive, resubmitting a revised outline application, making it […]

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