The BOPA-PRUK Research Award


The 2018 Awards and Bursaries round is now open until 2nd May 2018


The new BOPA-PRUK Research Award is a great opportunity for UK-based pharmacy professionals to takPolaroids of pharmacy related productse their first steps into pharmacy research.  

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) and the British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) are working together to allow pharmacy professionals in oncology and haematology pharmacy to undertake research.

Grants will be awarded up to a value of £5,000 and may be used to support an independent research project or research component of a higher degree.

The Research Award will support projects in translational and health service related to oncology and haematology pharmacy with a focus on patient benefit and provide a platform for novice researchers to engage in research.

Both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are eligible to apply for funds for projects in translational and health service research related to oncology and haematology pharmacy.

To be considered for funding the project must:

  • Have a lead applicant who is a current BOPA member
  • Be aligned with Pharmacy Research UK and BOPA organisational objectives
  • Have a clear research question or hypothesis
  • Have a robust methodology
  • Have clear, defined and measurable outcomes
  • Be completed within 12 months (unless under exceptional circumstances)
  • Be conducted in the UK
  • Request no more than £5,000


To apply for this award please download the BOPA-PRUK Research Award guidance and application form.

For further information on the selection process, please see how we fund research. If you are unable to download any of the documents above please contact us.


Timetable for 2017 BOPA-PRUK Research Awards Scheme

2017 BOPA-PRUK Research Awards application process goes live                        8th Jan 2018

Deadline for the submission of BOPA-PRUK Research Awards applications          2nd May 2018

BOPA-PRUK applicants notified of final outcome                                                     w/c 23rd July 2018