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Social distancing in research labs, an undergraduate’s perspective

22 Dec 2020 published December 2020

Ellie Hyde, undergraduate Pharmacology and Drug Discovery student, recounts her experience of social distancing in a research environment.

Dr Niall Hyland reflects on the past four years and looks to Pharmacology 2020

11 Dec 2020 published December 2020

Dr Niall Hyland looks back over his term as VP Meetings, and shares anticipation for Pharmacology 2020

President's Message: Announcing our new Fellows for 2020

26 Nov 2020 published November 2020

Professor Munir Pirmohamed announces the recipients of the Fellowships and the Honorary Fellowships that the British Pharmacological Society has awarded in 2020.

Your Society: Our equality, diversity and inclusion journey

27 Oct 2020 published October 2020

Ahead of the launch of our new EDI Vision, Rachel reflects on our journey so far

Inspiring and supporting the next generation of pharmacologists

20 Oct 2020 published October 2020

We know that it is likely that, as a pharmacologist, you have been asked about careers and opportunities in pharmacology, perhaps during networking at conferences, as part of discussions with your team, or even during conversations with family and friends. But what do you say?

A tool for doctors to review the medications of complex cases

19 Oct 2020 published October 2020

Chris Threapleton explains how his research team are working to reduce the negative effects of taking multiple medicines. 

Facing mental health challenges together: our experience during COVID-19

09 Oct 2020 published October 2020

Ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2020, our CEO Rachel Lambert-Forsyth shares how the Society, as an employer, has taken on the unique mental health challenges posed by COVID-19.

Our new online Undergraduate Network launches

07 Oct 2020 published October 2020

Lee Page and Steve Tucker announce the launch of the Undergraduate Network, a online place for students to connect with other pharmacology undergraduates 

Graham Russell: A 50-year odyssey with bisphosphonates, bone biology and beyond.

02 Oct 2020 in Editorial published October 2020

This year, Graham Russell was awarded the prestigious Sir James Black Award, presented by the British Pharmacological Society in recognition of his contributions to drug discovery. Read this blog and register for ELRIG’s Drug Discovery Digital conference to hear directly from this genuine, humble, world-class scientist.

President's message: Members continue to contribute expertise in the fight against COVID-19

23 Sep 2020 in Editorial published September 2020

As the UK seems to be at the start of a “second wave” of COVID-19 infections, Munir Pirmohamed takes a look at how Society members are contributing their expertise in both clinical and non-clinical settings, despite extremely challenging circumstances.

New elearning Resource on Blinding in Experimental Design

15 Sep 2020 published September 2020

The British Pharmacological Society recently developed a new elearning resource on Blinding in Experimental Design. We take a look at the background, reach and impact of this new educational tool.