The skills needed to lead and facilitate research

In November 2015, a 5-year strategic plan was published for Pharmacy Research in Wales. An integral part of this strategy was to develop a research workforce for pharmacy across the managed and non-managed sectors in Wales. In order to fulfil this goal, one of the main recommendations was to ‘establish local research leadership roles,’ initially within each of the eight

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RPS Science and Research Awards open for application

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society Awards programme celebrates and acknowledges the achievements of teams and individuals across pharmacy and pharmaceutical science. The RPS Awards recognise and reward excellence and innovation in pharmacy and pharmaceutical science and those setting the highest standards. We are delighted to be able to highlight the successes and achievements of our members, which ultimately improves and enhances

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New RPS Toolkit to Develop Research Skills- Join the Pilot

In November 2016, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society launched a new toolkit designed to maps the skills, activities and competencies that relate to leading, supporting and engaging in research. The RPS Research, Evidence and Evaluation Toolkit (REET) will support pharmacy professionals to better understand research and evocation in day to day practice and will act as a support structure to guide professional

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PRUK Personal Awards 2017: Applications Now Open

Pharmacy Research UK has announced the launch of the 2017 PRUK Research Awards and bursaries; funding award schemes designed to support new researchers to directly advance pharmacy research for the overall benefit of patients and the public. PRUK has 3 award types on offer in 2017: Research Training Bursaries provide funding for community and primary care pharmacists who have an interest in

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New Funding Available from RCBC

Applications are invited for up to 3 First into Research Fellowships and 4 Post-doctoral Fellowships First into Research (FiR) Fellowships RCBC (Research Building Capacity Collaboration) Wales have announced funding for up to 3 First into Research (FiR) Fellowships. Applications are invited from eligible registered health professionals (including pharmacists) for fellowships to commence in June 2017. FiR Fellowships are for one day a week for

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Research Methods in Pharmacy Practice Module

The Cardiff University-led research methods module, supported by WCPPE, is an excellent starting point for pharmacists looking to develop their pharmacy practice research skills. The module provides an overview of research methods and ethical requirements in clinical and pharmacy practice research including Critical appraisal of literature and development of research questions Review of methodologies Ethical approval and requirements Data analysis

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