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The Academy of
Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) is the UK-based professional membership body for Pharmaceutical Scientists.

We represent individuals and organisations from around the globe, throughout their development, in the delivery of excellence in the Pharmaceutical Science sector.
Latest news

Call for Nominations for the Eminent Fellowship and Fellowship of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS)

The APS is proud to announce a call for this year’s Nominations for two awards, the

  • Eminent Fellowship (Nominated by an APS member)

  • Fellowship of the Academy (Self-Nominated by an APS member)

These awards recognise and reward science from all sectors where Pharmaceutical Scientists work. The eminent fellowship will be presented at a social networking event held on Thursday 6th September followed by this year’s premier UK Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference, APS@FIP conference in 2018 which will take place in Glasgow on the 7th September 2018.

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Professional recognition for Pharmaceutical Science Degrees

The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) is delighted to announce that the pharmaceutical science course at the University of Greenwich has become the first APS accredited course having successfully completed the accreditation process set up by the Academy towards the end of 2017.

This is the first time that a pharmaceutical science course has been accredited in the United Kingdom and it is also, we believe, a world first.

Achieving accreditation gives assurance to students and employers that the course meets the high standards required by the Academy and that these standards will be maintained throughout the 5-year period of accreditation.

APS believes that the accreditation process will raise the profile of pharmaceutical sciences in both academia and industry. The discipline is key in the discovery, development and manufacture of new medicines and as such is central to government initiatives to encourage the pharmaceutical industry to maintain and strengthen its strong base here in the UK.

The Academy will continue to work with other stakeholders to build the science base for the ultimate benefit of patients.

APS events overview

The APS has developed an exciting and informative programme for our events in 2018.

Don’t forget to make a note of APS@FIP, linking with the 78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science conference.

Please take a look at our programme, with event summaries, below:

Nanomedicines for the Delivery of Biologics
18 July 2018 - University of Reading
Under the auspices of APS, with special insight from the Nanomedicine focus group, we are proud to announce this new one-day special symposium. This one-day symposium builds on the Recent Emerging Technologies in Therapeutic Oligonucleotides conference in Cambridge, March 2018. We are bringing together world-class speakers with expertise in nanomedicines for the delivery of biologics spanning from bench to bedside. We have assembled an outstanding speaker line-up which includes, but is not limited to, Prof Awyn Jones (University of Cardiff), Prof Yvonne Perrie (University of Strathclyde) and Prof Len Seymour (University of Oxford).
To learn more and to register, click here

7 September 2018 - Hilton Hotel, Glasgow
Linking with the 78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science conference, which will take place in the city from the 2 - 6 September 2018. The theme of this conference in 2018 is 'The Science of Differentiated Medicines'.
To learn more and to register, click here

OrBiTo (Innovative Tools for Oral Biopharmaceutics) Conference
Developability for Biologicals
Inhaled Workshop
Basic Biopharmaceutics workshop 

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