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A celebration of Pharmacy Research UK: Our 10 year anniversary

This year Pharmacy Research UK celebrates 10 years as a funder of pharmacy research, providing research support to pharmacists early in their research career. As we reach this milestone, we wanted to reflect on some of the things that we’re proud about, and to share a few facts and figures from our first 10 years! […]

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NIHR Pre-Doctoral Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship Partnership Update

Round 5 of the NIHR Pre-Doctoral Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship has come to an end and we have partnered with the NIHR again this year to support fellowship applications for pharmacists. We are delighted to share the news that of the four applications received to the NIHR-PRUK PCAF partnership, all four will be funded […]

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The Psoriasis Association – PRUK Research Award

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a long-term immune mediated, where T-cells are triggered and become overactive. This results in the skin becoming itchy, scaly and forming raised plaques. Psoriasis can also affect the joints. While there is no cure for psoriasis, the condition is manageable, and pharmacists are often at the forefront of providing support […]

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Wellbeing of Women – New Partnership!

We are delighted to announce a new bespoke funding partnership with the charity Wellbeing of Women. Wellbeing of Women are dedicated to supporting research into all areas of women’s reproductive and gynaecological health throughout the life course. We recognise that pharmacists are often at the forefront of providing care for health issues related to women […]

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National Institute for Health Research – Research Design Service

The NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) offers a free, confidential service to new and experienced research teams that supports clinicians, health and social care professionals and academics to develop high-quality, competitive funding applications for applied health, global health, public health, and social care research. The RDS are represented across the 10 regions in England and […]

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The NIHR Pre-doctoral Clinical and Practitioner Academic Fellowship

We are proud to be a partner with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to support pharmacy applications to round 5 of the Pre-Doctoral Clinical & Practitioner Academic Fellowship (PCAF). This partnership marks the second year where we are supporting professionals registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), who wish to apply to the […]

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Why my ‘Message in a bottle’ dissemination strategy doesn’t cut it anymore

Professor David Wright is based at the University of Leicester as Professor of Health Services Research. He is an experienced researcher and was the Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of East Anglia. Professor Wright provides his thoughts on how applicants need to re-think their approach to dissemination and consider the wider impact of […]

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The 2022 Awards and Bursaries round is open!

We have just launched our 2022 round of awards and bursaries for pharmacists to apply for research funding! We are delighted to be able to continue to offer research development awards for pharmacists who are either in the process of working towards their doctoral qualification, or perhaps have recently qualified and want to develop their […]

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CMHP-PRUK Research Award Webinar

Desh Mofidi joined Kiran, Karen and Roz from the College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP) at a webinar talking about the joint CMHP-PRUK funding award that is running for a fourth year in a row! Roz Gittins, the first CMHP-PRUK award holder, presented an overview of her research to date and provided some insight into […]

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Maximising access to medicines for children: Setting up “Pill School” in NHS settings to train and support young patients to take tablets and capsules

We are delighted to share the final report of this project grant, led by Asia Rashed at King’s College London and part funded by the Evelina London Children’s Hospital. What we know already Children are often given oral liquid medicines. However, evidence confirms that after training children are capable of swallowing tablets and capsules from […]

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