UCL School of Pharmacy


News and events

Damien Hirst – the art patron and pharmacy

The British Society for the History of Pharmacy are hosting a lecture on Monday 9th October at the UCL School of Pharmacy. It’s free to attend and non-members are welcome.

Published: Sep 13, 2017 4:14:01 PM

New edition of Aulton's Pharmaceutics now available

Prof Kevin Taylor has co-edited the recently published new edition of Aulton’s Pharmaceutics, the preeminent pharmaceutics undergraduate textbook for MPharm students.

Published: Aug 25, 2017 4:38:43 PM

Frank Fish Memorial Lecture 2017

This year's Frank Fish Memorial Lecture will take place on 11th October 2017 and will be given by Dr Linda Anderson, BPharm, PhD, FRPharmS, FSP.

Published: Aug 25, 2017 4:22:06 PM

Chair of British Pharmacopoeia Commission

Professor Kevin Taylor has been reappointed as the Chair of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission for 4 years from 1st October 2017.

Published: Aug 25, 2017 4:16:13 PM

Pharmacy Centre Launched

A new partnership between UCLH and UCL could transform patient care around the world by making medicines safer and easier to take.

Published: May 16, 2017 2:43:33 PM

Pharmacy Research UK awards a record £200k in research fellowship funding

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) has recently announced their largest ever annual funding award of nearly £200k to support Pharmacy Research. These PRUK personal awards are designed to support those new to research as well as pharmacists leading their first projects, fulfilling one of PRUK’s charitable objectives of developing the pharmacy research leaders of the future.  One of the recipients is a current student, Helen Chang.

Published: Feb 1, 2017 2:32:15 PM

What makes the medicine go down?

Dr Catherine Tuleu is pleased to announce the early release of her paper ‘Can a flavoured spray (Pill Glide) help children swallow their medicines? a pilot study’ in Pediatrics in eFirst pages on November 1st 2016. Its focus is on a swallowing spray can help children experiencing swallowing difficulties to take their tablets and capsules.

Published: Nov 9, 2016 2:33:46 PM

Seminar from School's New Research Clusters for "Age-related medicines development and use" & "Medicines use and optimisation"

Professor Nick Tyler (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering), Co-Chair of UCL Environment Research Domain and Chair of UCL Grand Challenges of Human Wellbeing Working Group, talked about the considerations into medicine management during the design of a living space in his lecture on 26th October 2016 at the UCL School of Pharmacy.

Published: Nov 9, 2016 2:02:40 PM

Frank Fish Memorial Lecture 2016

Traditional medicine is part of the primary health care in many countries of the world – and a large market in Europe, in the form of complementary medicine.

Published: Nov 9, 2016 11:59:14 AM

Higher pregnancy rate in women without appendix and tonsil

A research paper entitled “Association between prior appendectomy and/or tonsillectomy in women and subsequent pregnancy rate: a cohort study” has received wide publicity including in the BBC news.

Published: Aug 9, 2016 10:05:05 AM

Small Molecule Dragons' Den

The Translational Research Office, UCL Business and the Drug Discovery Cluster at UCL are holding a Small Molecule Dragons’ Den event on 7th July 2016.

Published: May 9, 2016 3:58:52 PM

Nadia Bukhari made Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

 Fellowship is an honour which recognises those individuals who have attained distinction in their pharmacy career. As Fellowships are based on nominations from Members, they signify the esteem in which the individual is held by his or her peers.

Published: May 9, 2016 2:50:49 PM

Visit of HRH Princess Chulabhorn to the UCL School of Pharmacy

During a visit of Professor Dr Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol from Thailand to the UCL School of Pharmacy, research achievement and graduate training needs in the area of natural product science and biodiversity research were discussed.

Published: Mar 11, 2016 11:06:09 AM

Monash, UCL, UNC advance PharmAlliance partnership

PharmAlliance, the research, education and practice partnership between three of the world’s most highly-regarded schools of pharmacy – Monash University, University College London and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - has announced its first round of grant funding.

Published: Mar 2, 2016 11:10:00 AM

UCL School of Pharmacy joins the Fight the Fakes campaign

UCL has become the first educational institution to partner with Fight the Fakes. The UCL Fight the Fakes Committee is thrilled to announce that UCL School of Pharmacy has officially joined the Fight the Fakes campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of counterfeit medicines.

Published: Feb 10, 2016 11:10:34 AM

New edition of pharmacy practice text book

A revised edition of an undergraduate text book in the area of Pharmacy Practice has been published to reflect the many developments in pharmacy and health policy.

Published: Nov 9, 2015 5:10:29 PM

UCL-FIP Collaborating Centre produces three new global reports

At the 75th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Düsseldorf, Germany (29 September - 3 October 2015), the UCL-FIP Collaborating Centre, on behalf of FIP Education Initiatives, released three new global reports describing global pharmacy education and workforce trends.

Published: Oct 28, 2015 10:48:44 AM

Ethnopharmacology - a collaborative new book

A new book released in October 2015 provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art and critical appraisal of research in locally and traditionally used medicinal plants.

Published: Oct 27, 2015 3:21:07 PM

Two new books on Medication Safety

Two new books on Medication Safety have been published – one aimed at researchers and healthcare professionals, and the other at the general public. UCL Professor of Medication Safety, Bryony Dean Franklin, recently published two books aimed at very different audiences.

Published: Oct 16, 2015 3:25:11 PM

Alumna Wins Public Health Pharmacist of the Year

Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope was awarded the Public Health Pharmacist of the year at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britian’s 2015 Awards ceremony on 13th September 2015.  Diane graduated with a PhD from the UCL School of Pharmacy in 2009 and is currently the Pharmacist Lead for Antimicrobial Resistance at Public Health England.

Published: Oct 9, 2015 5:10:17 PM

Frank Fish Memorial Lecture

On Thursday, 15 October 2015 the fourth Frank Fish Memorial Lecture entitled 'Potential and challenge of traditional Chinese medicine to meet unmet clinical needs' will be given by Professor Tommy (Yung-Chi) Cheng from Yale University. We are delighted that one of the world's leading experts in pharmacology focusing on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) will give this year's lecture.

Published: Oct 9, 2015 5:09:16 PM