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Council and Vice President appointments announced

22 Jan 2020

Congratulations to the following appointments that were formally announced at the 2019 AGM.  Elected unopposed: Professor Clive Page - President Elect 2020-2021 Steve Rees - Elected Trustee (Industry)Elected: Professor Lisa Wallace - Elected Trustee (General) Dr Steve Tucker - Vice President (Academic Development) Dr Sarah Bailey - Deputy Vice President (Engagement) Professor Cherry Wainwright - Deputy Vice President (Meetings) We received a good number of applicants for...

Society welcomes Wellcome research culture report

15 Jan 2020

Today Wellcome published its report ‘What Researchers Think About the Culture They Work In’, setting out the findings of its investigation into researchers’ experiences of research culture and their visions for the future. The Wellcome survey of 4267 researchers, in the UK and globally, exposes the stark pressures faced by many who work in research. It found that despite a majority agreeing they are proud to work in research, four out of five researchers believe high levels...

Society welcomes AMS research report

08 Jan 2020

The Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) has published a report setting out how the interface between academia and the NHS can be enhanced to improve the health and wealth of the UK.  

Rachel Lambert-Forsyth appointed as new CEO of British Pharmacological Society

18 Dec 2019

The British Pharmacological Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Lambert-Forsyth as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 16 March 2020.

Pioneering treatment for life-threatening blood-clotting disorder wins Drug Discovery of the Year 2020

17 Dec 2019

The first nanobody therapy to treat adults with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP), a rare life-threatening autoimmune blood-clotting disorder, has been named Drug Discovery of the Year 2020.

British Pharmacological Society and ELRIG UK collaborate to improve scientific exchange in UK drug discovery

16 Dec 2019

Major learned societies initiate two-year strategic alliance  

Society endorses RCP research report

28 Nov 2019

The Society is one of 20 organisations endorsing the Benefiting from the ‘research effect’ case report by the Royal College of Physicians, which sets out how NHS trusts can better support clinicians to become research active, and the benefits this will deliver.

New Honorary Fellows and Fellows announced

21 Nov 2019

Contributions across pharmacology and related fields honoured. 

Winners of the Clinical Undergraduate Prize and the Undergraduate Pharmacology Prize announced

23 Oct 2019

We are pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the Clinical Undergraduate Prize and the Undergraduate Pharmacology Prize.

The British Pharmacological Society is leading Clinical Pharmacology Week 2019

07 Oct 2019

The British Pharmacological Society is leading Clinical Pharmacology Week from 6th to 12th October 2019 and is encouraging members and the public to get involved.