Committee overview

Council has overall responsibility for everything that the British Pharmacological Society does, giving strategic direction, and determining and safeguarding the mission and vision. It ensures the Society is compliant with its own Articles of Association, Rules, relevant laws and the requirements placed upon it by its funders and other bodies.

Council chooses to delegate responsibility to Committees, Panels and groups, in accordance with the following structure: 


Clinical Committee
Clinical Committee advises on matters relating to promoting and advancing clinical pharmacology, particularly the clinical speciality

Education & Training Committee
Education & Training Committee recommends policies and strategies related to the support of education and training for pharmacologists

Finance Committee
Finance Committee proposes, monitors and reviews financial strategy and budget control

Meetings Committee
Meetings Committee organises and delivers high-quality scientific meetings

Engagement Committee
Engagement Committee advises on all membership matters and ensures that appropriate opportunities are taken to promote and advance pharmacology with the public.


Awards Panel
Awards Panel assesses nominations for Society awards and prizes

Honours & Fellows Panel
Honours & Fellows Panel advise Council on awarding Fellowship and Honorary Fellowship and manage Society nominations for National Honours.

Advisory Groups:

Advisory Groups have been established to represent the interests and views of members in clearly defined groups


Further information about the role and membership of each Committee and Advisory Group is available to members of the Society from the Committee Directory (sign in required).