Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of internationally agreed Sustainable Development Goals.
Published: Feb 22, 2018 4:50:08 PM
On a bitterly cold Wednesday evening in January, 238 paying members of the public turned up to the Royal Institution’s Future Pharma event, filling the institution’s iconic lecture theatre.
Published: Feb 22, 2018 4:09:50 PM
Severe nerve damage has been successfully repaired in the laboratory using a new living artificial nerve tissue developed by UCL, ReNeuron and Sartorius Stedim Biotech.
Published: Feb 22, 2018 3:49:37 PM
A team of five authors (Michael Heinrich (UCL), Joanne Barnes, Jose Prieto-Garcia (UCL), Simon Gibbons (UCL) and Elizabeth Williamson) have just published the 3rd edition of the introductory textbook ‘Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy’. The book is intended to be used by all healthcare professionals, but most importantly pharmacists.
Published: Feb 22, 2018 3:33:29 PM
A multi-institutional research team that includes Professors Andreas Schätzlein and Ijeoma Uchegbu (UCL School of Pharmacy) has received £5.7 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for an innovative new five-year project, Raman Nanotheranostics (RaNT) - developing the targeted diagnostics and therapeutics of the future by combining light and functionalised nanoparticles.
Published: Feb 16, 2018 3:07:45 PM
New compounds based on natural products from the Persian Shallot have been shown to be antibacterial, inhibit biofilms and reverse antibiotic-resistance.
Published: Feb 16, 2018 2:34:00 PM
Terry Ng, Senior Teaching Fellow in Pharmacy Practice was recently awarded the BOPA-PRUK Research Award. The BOPA-PRUK Research Award is a personal research grant of up to £5000 designed to help UK-based pharmacy professionals start their career in pharmacy research.
Published: Feb 16, 2018 2:17:29 PM
Professor Stephen Neidle (Emeritus Professor, UCL School of Pharmacy) and Dr Gary Parkinson at the School
have been involved in an important study on the diseases myotrophic lateral
sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia, in collaboration with the team led by
Professor Adrian Isaacs (UCL Institute of Neurology) and a group at Georgia
State University, Atlanta USA, led by Professors David Boykin and David Wilson.
Published: Dec 12, 2017 10:04:01 AM
UCL’s 5th annual Sustainability Awards took place on the 5th September. Each year, teams across campus take part in the Green Impact scheme, to improve environmental sustainability in offices and labs.
Published: Nov 15, 2017 3:10:46 PM
Professor Ian Bates, Professor of Pharmacy Education at UCL and Professor of Integrated Care Education, Whittington Health NHS Trust, a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, has been given the Charter Award by the Society, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the profession.
Published: Nov 15, 2017 2:53:12 PM
UCL Arena Higher Education Academy Senior Fellow and Associate Fellow Awards to SOP’s Staff and Students.
Published: Nov 15, 2017 2:41:25 PM
UCL School of Pharmacy celebrated 175 years of Pharmacy Education with an alumni event on 21st September in the form of an evening of joyful reminiscence.
Published: Nov 15, 2017 2:24:14 PM
The long term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux, is linked to a more than doubling in the risk of developing stomach cancer, finds research by UCL and The University of Hong Kong.
Published: Nov 15, 2017 11:10:12 AM
UCL School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce not only the addition of a new female professor, but the first ever position of Chair in Paediatric Pharmaceutics. This is in recognition of Catherine Tuleu’s outstanding contribution and dedication to research in paediatric drug delivery.
Published: Nov 15, 2017 10:22:06 AM
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
MSc Pharmaceutical Formulation and Entrepreneurship students Jack Firth and Dan Caplin have recently been hired by Intract Pharma, a UCL spin-out based in the School of Pharmacy.
Published: Sep 12, 2017 2:58:10 PM
Twenty one countries, representing all five World Health Organization regions, have shared information on their pharmaceutical workforce development work in a new publication by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).
Published: Sep 12, 2017 11:28:39 AM
Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) has announced the first recipient of their 2017 project grants. Professor Bryony Dean Franklin from UCL School of Pharmacy has been awarded nearly £93k to investigate the use of patient-held information about medication (PHIMed) to support medicines optimization over 18 months.
Published: Sep 12, 2017 10:33:42 AM
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
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
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
At a glittering award ceremony held on the 13th of June 2017 at Manchester’s Midland Hotel, in the heart of the city, UCL spin out company, Nanomerics’ was awarded first prize in the Royal Society of Chemistry's Emerging Technologies Competition (Health).
Published: Jun 16, 2017 2:51:19 PM
This Saturday 17th June UCL School of Pharmacy
Library staff will be hosting a display for the School of Pharmacy in Brunswick
Square as part of Open Garden Squares Weekend http://www.opensquares.org/detail/Brunswick.html.
If you are in the area, do pop along.
Published: Jun 16, 2017 11:33:58 AM
The new UCL School of Pharmacy Medicinal Garden was inaugurated on Tuesday 4th April with the first planting session.
Published: May 16, 2017 3:33:45 PM
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
The division has been represented at the Houses of Parliament at both postdoctoral and undergraduate level by Dr Asma Buanz and Miss Evangeline Chai.
Published: May 16, 2017 2:23:21 PM
Nadia Bukhari has been confirmed for candidacy by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society for the English Pharmacy Board
Published: May 16, 2017 2:04:35 PM
New research is focusing on how hospital electronic prescribing can be used to improve safety and quality of medication use, as a part of the UCL Institute of Digital Health (UCL IDH) and Cerner UK collaborative partnership.
Published: Feb 13, 2017 10:11:32 AM
The UCL Technology Fund (UCLTF), which provides funding and support for UCL’s most transformative innovations, has approved an investment of up to £1m in Professor Stephen Neidle’s ‘G-Quadruplex’ Targeting project, which has the potential to treat pancreatic and other cancers.
Published: Feb 3, 2017 1:18:15 PM
Pharmaceutics PhD student Ukrit Angkawinitwong highly commended in the Anglo-Thai Society’s 2016 Educational Awards for Excellence.
Published: Feb 3, 2017 12:52:25 PM
Top poster prize awarded to Nicholas J. Hobson (PhD student, UCL School of Pharmacy) for research presented in the area of diagnostic nanoparticles at the Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network (GPEN) 2016.
Published: Feb 1, 2017 3:52:43 PM
Dr Yogini Jani, UCL secondee and Honorary Lecturer, has been successful in getting one of six three-year improvement science fellowships funded by the Health Foundation.
Published: Feb 1, 2017 3:09:42 PM
Nadia Bukhari was recently invited by the South African Pharmacy Council to present at their 2nd National Pharmacy Conference on UK practices.
Published: Feb 1, 2017 2:48:56 PM
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
Two UCL School of Pharmacy graduates, Stephanie Adeyemi and Sienna Ferguson attended the London Schools and the Black Child (LSBC) Achievement Awards reception recently.
Published: Jan 31, 2017 3:08:47 PM
Dr Sudax Murdan and Dr Mine Orlu Gul represented the UCL School of Pharmacy at the first Bloomsbury Festival UCL Hub Beyond Language, organised by UCL Culture on Saturday 22nd October 2016, with the theme ‘The Language of Medicines’.
Published: Jan 31, 2017 2:43:57 PM
In August this year, UCL School of Pharmacy’s distinguished alumnus, Mr Wu Tuck Seng, received the Singapore Health Ministry's National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion Award.
Published: Jan 31, 2017 1:43:23 PM
UCL School of Pharmacy was delighted to welcome a distinguished alumnus as their speaker and guest of honour at their graduation ceremony on September 8th 2016.
Published: Jan 31, 2017 11:46:07 AM
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
A team of scientists including Prof. Kirsten Harvey and Ph.D. student Jonny Nixon-Abell from the UCL School of Pharmacy describe a new view of the major internal membrane structure in human cells in Science.
Published: Nov 9, 2016 1:50:46 PM
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
At the recent annual International APS PharmSci conference organised by the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu was awarded the Innovative Science Award, sponsored by GSK for her work on translating science into practice.
Published: Nov 9, 2016 11:43:19 AM
Established in September 2015, UCL Be The Change is a large student-led initiative consisting of medical and pharmacy students, running throughout the year and working on quality improvement projects.
Published: Sep 16, 2016 5:24:35 PM
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
Disease knows no borders; it travels with the highest winds and lowest waters, on ships and aeroplanes, and in the end, disease is rarely denied entry.
Published: Aug 9, 2016 9:56:36 AM
Nadia Bukhari was recently confirmed as the youngest female and the youngest Asian to be awarded the status of Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Published: Aug 3, 2016 4:02:41 PM
Dr Catherine Tuleu is in the top 2 of The Medicine Maker magazine 2016 Power List of the most influential people in drug development for her work in the field of paediatric medicine.
Published: Aug 1, 2016 1:34:01 PM
We are delighted to be hosting a visit from Professor Nalin de Silva from the University of Colombo and the Sri Lanka Institute for Nanotechnology to UCL in September.
Published: Jul 29, 2016 10:19:49 AM
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
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
On Tuesday 9 February, alumni and friends of the UCL School of Pharmacy gathered to celebrate the School’s recent successes.
Published: May 6, 2016 10:13:02 AM
A UCL School of Pharmacy collaboration on a novel infant drug and nutrient breast feeding aid won 1st Place in Pitch@Palace 5.0.
Published: Mar 22, 2016 12:23:04 PM