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Resources promoting careers in pharmacology

Here you will find a number of resources for different age-groups and careers stages to help you inspire and support the next generation of pharmacologists. If you would like to access print-ready formats of some of the Society resources, please get in touch with the team. Please visit this page for plain text versions of our resources.

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Pharmacology Careers Website

A series of web pages and resources to help answer questions related to pharmacology careers, with tailored information relevant to different groups and career stages. These pages showcase the global importance and relevance of pharmacology and provide information on the diverse career options available through first-hand experiences, resources, and advice.


 

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Pharmacology Career Case Studies

A variety of case studies that illustrates the diversity of roles within pharmacology.


 

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Can you imagine a world without medicines?

A character-led leaflet for budding science explorers interested in pharmacology and medicines. For those aged 7+.

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How Do Medicines Work? Junior Edition

A colourful leaflet exploring where medicines come from, and the important impact pharmacology has on people's lives. Specifically designed for those aged 7+.

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What is pharmacology? Junior Edition

A colourful postcard exploring pharmacology and the importance of medicines for those aged 7+.

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The colourful world of pharmacology colouring book

A colouring book designed for those aged 7+, exploring where medicines come from and what it is like to be a science explorer.

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Pharmacology and Pharmacy - Junior Edition

A colourful infographic explaining the differences between pharmacology and pharmacy for those aged 7+.

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Your path to becoming a scientific explorer

An infographic outlining potential paths into pharmacology careers for budding scientific explorers. For ages 7+.

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Making medicines bookmark

A bookmark signposting to information on pharmacology and where medicines come from, for those aged 7+.

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Are you thinking about a career in science or medicine?

An A5 leaflet exploring careers in pharmacology for those aged 11+.

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How do medicines work?

A colourful leaflet exploring what pharmacology is, where medicines come from, and the important impact pharmacology has on people's lives. For those aged 11+.

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What does a pharmacologist do?

A colourful postcard aimed at those aged 11+, exploring what it's like being a pharmacologist.

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Your path to becoming a pharmacologist

An infographic outlining potential paths into pharmacology careers for budding pharmacologists ages 11+.

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Pharmacology and Pharmacy

A short infographic explaining the differences between pharmacology and pharmacy for those aged 11+.

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Could a career in pharmacology be for you?

A leaflet exploring careers in pharmacology for students aged 16+ to provide support as they consider their next steps.

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The drug discovery process

An infographic exploring how to build your own medicine in 6 (not so) easy steps. For those aged 16+.

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Helping your students unlock their potential

A leaflet providing information for teachers and careers advisors as they support school and college students considering a career in pharmacology.

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Thinking about a career in pharmacology after graduating?

A  leaflet exploring pharmacology career paths for recent graduates and early career pharmacologists.

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Have you recently completed a degree or PhD in pharmacology?

A  leaflet exploring pharmacology career paths for recent graduates and early career pharmacologists.

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Could a career in clinical pharmacology be for you?

A booklet exploring routes into clinical pharmacology and support available to clinical pharmacologists. 

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Ten principles of good prescribing

A colourful leaflet for medical students and clinicians, outlining ten principles that underpin safe and effective use of medicines.

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Supporting students interested in a career in Pharmacology

A leaflet providing information and links to resources for pharmacology educators as they inspire and guide the next generation of pharmacologists.

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ReceptorCards

A pocket-sized pack of flash cards with key information about signalling proteins and major families of receptors to help undergraduate pharmacology students to learn and revise effectively. ReceptorCards were developed by a team at the University of East Anglia, supported by a Teaching Grant from the Society, and are now available for purchase.


 

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Jobs and opportunities

An infographic exploring jobs an opportunities with the Society.

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