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Change in return address for submission of 2015 awards and bursaries applications

Please note: if you are applying for our 2015 awards and bursaries please ensure you return five copies of your completed application form to the following address: Pharmacy Research UK Royal Pharmaceutical Society 1 Lambeth High Street London SE1 7JN One electronic copy of your application should be emailed to yen.truong@rpharms.com We have also updated […]

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Seeking Peer Reviewers for 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 applications in 2015. 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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Pharmacy Research UK announces research funding for Pharmacists in 2015

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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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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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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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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