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Pharmacy Research Blog August-October 2016

Welcome to our latest edition of the School of Pharmacy Journal and Newsletter, a collection of publications and press releases from August to October 2016. (follow the link to see the full publication). These three months have seen the School has continue to progress the broad spectrum of research in pharmaceutical science, and make a …

Pharmacy Research Blog May-July 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of our School of Pharmacy Journal and Newsletter, a quarterly collection of publications and press releases from May to July 2016 (follow the link above to see the full publication). Researchers in the School continue to pave the way to tackle the healthcare challenges of the present and future. The advent of …

Holly Smith attends the Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) Conference

In January this year, Holly Smith, a fourth year MPharm student attended the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) organisation in London. The abstract from an audit she carried out within the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust in August 2016 was accepted for a poster presentation at the event. The audit …

The importance of history in championing the future prosperity of British Pharmacy

This blog has been written by Xianle Chen, a third year MPharm student, about his exciting summer placement on a project with the National Pharmacy Association having been awarded the Rajesh Joshi Memorial Bursary offered by The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and The Health Education Foundation. It may not be initially obvious to understand the …

What is the political driver behind future pharmacy service provision and what can we learn from what has already been done?

This blog has been written by Robert Oakley, one of our third year undergraduate students. It is the fourth of four posts about his experience in attending a King’s Fund conference in February 2016 on “Commissioning person-centred care for vulnerable groups: what role does pharmacy play?”. So now we are aware of some exciting new …

Anna Piccinini’s blog for International Women’s Day 2016

A very European journey in science The first bench at which I spent endless hours was not in the lab but in the garden. The natural curiosity and sense of exploration that has kept me outdoors and away from television as a child is the same that has driven me to the lab in biomedical …

Lisa White’s blog for International Women’s Day 2016

I grew up in a small country town in rural Victoria in Australia.  I enjoyed learning at school and loved reading and maths.  At High School in Year 9, boys and girls at this stage were separated into different classes: ‘electronics’ for boys and ‘home economics’ for girls.  I rebelled and became the first girl …

Tracey Thornley’s blog for International Women’s Day 2016

I remember being an A level student and pondering about whether to go to University to read Law, Biology, or Mathematics – I chose pharmacy because it combined all three and I thought that it would keep me interested whilst studying. Little did I know that it would lead me down this exciting and challenging …

Championing collaboration; The Jerantinine story … so far …

In recognition of International Women`s Day, this blog has been written by Dr. Tracey D Bradshaw, assistant professor in The School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham. I have been affiliated with The School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham for 25 years, arriving in 1991 as a post doc working briefly for Dr. Martin Garnett and …

Pharmacy School Research Blog Aug-Oct 2015

Welcome to our latest edition of the Pharmacy School Research Blog, highlighting the exciting and innovative research carried out in the School. You can read more about our recent research activities in the School of Pharmacy Journal Aug-Oct 2015 Professor Phil Williams, Director of Research Revealed: Helicobacter pylori’s secret weapon Discovered in 1982, Helicobacter pylori (H. …