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Media Workshop: Standing Up for Science

Sense About Science will be holding a Standing up for Science media workshop at the Physiological Society in London on Friday 20th September. This full day event is free and for early career researchers in all sciences, engineering, pharmacy and medicine (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job). The workshop will combine discussion about science-related controversies in media reporting with practical […]

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New funding opportunities from Pharmacy Research UK

Pharmacy Research UK wants to improve the health of the public through supporting excellence in pharmacy research. We have £300,000 on offer in 2013 to support studies that seek to generate new knowledge to inform policy and practice in the following areas: 1.            Medicines Optimisation/Pharmaceutical Care 2.            Accessing Medicines in a Modern Era 3.            The […]

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Pharmacy Research UK Award Winner Announced

Associate Professor Parisa Aslani has been announced as the winner of the Pharmacy Research UK award. The award will be presented on Monday the 9th of September at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Conference in Birmingham where she will deliver a plenary lecture entitled Written medicine information: A pathway to quality use of medicines Associate […]

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Pharmacy Practice Research Wikipedia Page

We have created a Wikipedia page on Pharmacy Practice  Research with which we hope to raise the profile of the discipline.  We are in no way saying that this is the definitive statement on the scope of PPR and we would love your input to further develop the page. The page can be viewed here: […]

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Pharmacy Research UK announces research funding for Pharmacists.

Pharmacy Research UK is accepting applications from pharmacists wishing to develop skills and experience in research relating to their practice. In line with our objective to promote the health of the public by educating pharmacists, we have two funding schemes which aim to develop research capacity and capability in pharmacy. The Personal Research Awards and […]

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Pharmacy Research UK Launch

Media Release Date: 13th December 2013 New charity for pharmacy research launched Pharmacy research and its contribution to improving the health of the public, has a new leading advocate, following the launch of a new charity, Pharmacy Research UK. Born of the merger of two charities, the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust and the Pharmaceutical Trust […]

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Grants for pharmacy research awarded by PTECO

Three research projects have been selected for funding by The Pharmaceutical Trust for Educational and Charitable Objects (PTECO), an independent research charity established in 1936. PTECO promotes the advancement of pharmacy education and since the beginning of 2011 has been focusing on funding research which informs current and emerging policy issues in pharmacy. PTECO’s primary […]

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PTECO award first project grants

The Pharmaceutical Trust for Education and Charitable Objects (PTECO), an independent research charity founded by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, has awarded funding for three research grants that meet its current priorities. Founded in 1938, PTECO’s charitable objects are ‘the promotion of the efficiency and effectiveness of the society’s charities to promote the education of persons […]

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Blank brain images speak volumes about the workload pressures of pharmacists

Community pharmacists have been filling out “blank brains” and telling us what’s most on their minds when they are at work. What have we learnt?

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