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Schachter Award


Established in 2002, by a generous donation to the British Pharmacological Society from Mrs Ruth Schachter of a sum of money in memory of her late husband, Dr Melville Schachter, each Schachter Award provides up to £1,850 to help support the visit of a postgraduate research student to another laboratory to learn a new technique that cannot be conducted at their home institute.

The award

Up to £1,850 to cover the cost of travel, accommodation and subsistence


The student must be a Postgraduate Member. The supervisor must be an Early Career Member, a Full Member or Fellow.


31 January and 30 June.

Application form

Please download the application form  and email to Paul Tizard, Membership Manager

Reports from previous recipients