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Prizes, awards and grants

Our prizes, awards and grants recognise the contributions of our members to pharmacology in all its forms and throughout their careers.


Vacation Studentships

22 Mar 2020

This studentship encourages undergraduates to take pharmacology as a specialism. Winners will receive up to £1,850 to help cover living costs during a research project.

Bill Bowman Prize Lectureship

29 Feb 2020

This prize supports professional development of early career, non-clinical members. Winners will receive £500 plus expenses to support two lectures, including one at Pharmacology 2020.

Grahame-Smith Prize

29 Feb 2020

This biennial prize recognises outstanding contributions to research in clinical pharmacology. Winners will receive £1,000 and an invitation to give a lecture at Pharmacology 2020.

WDM Paton Memorial Lecture

29 Feb 2020

The WDM Paton lecturer is selected biennially and is open to nomination/self-nomination. The lecture, on a subject relating to the history of pharmacology, is given at a Society focused meeting.

Engagement grants

31 Dec 2019

This grant supports the innovative pharmacology outreach and public engagement activities. Winners receive up to £1,500.

Ambassadors grant

01 Dec 2019

This grant enables Society Ambassadors to promote pharmacology in their organisations.

AJ Clark Studentship

31 Oct 2019

This studentship enables scientists to carry out research in pharmacology leading to the degree of PhD.

Undergraduate Pharmacology Prize

31 Aug 2019

This prize celebrates final year undergraduates studying pharmacology at universities in the UK and Ireland. Winners will receive £100.

Teaching grants

30 Aug 2019

This grant supports the creation or development of educational tools and resources. We award up to £2,500 to each successful applicant, based on your application successfully aligning to our grant criteria.

Student Contribution to Pharmacology

01 Jul 2019

This prize recognises students' contributions to pharmacology.