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APS Festive Lecture – 9th December 2021


The inaugural APS Festive Lecture will reflect on pharmaceutical sciences in the past year and will highlight exciting trends and topics of interest to look out for 2022.

Who should attend

The APS Festive Lecture is an interactive lecture open to all, pharmaceutical scientists and non-pharmaceutical scientists. The lecture will be given by Professor Sheng Qi (University of East Anglia) and Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham (King’s College London).


9th December 2021 – 13.00-14.00 UK Time/14.00-15.00 CET

Dr Bahijja Rami-Abraham:

Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham is a pharmacist, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics at King’s College London, Founder of King’s College London Fight the Fakes and Academic Lead. She also leads her research group ‘The Raimi-Abraham Group’.

Dr Raimi-Abraham is a Board Member of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Great Britain (APS).

Before her current position as Lecturer in Pharmaceutics at King’s, she held positions at University College London (UCL) as an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) postdoctoral researcher position and at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) as a seconded Quality National Expert.

Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham is the first graduate of the University of East Anglia School of Pharmacy to be awarded a PhD and was the 2018 recipient of the Outstanding Woman in STEM Precious Award.

Her passion projects are her social enterprise STEAM:ED Collective and podcast Monday Science.

Social Media

Twitter, Instagram and TikTok – @DrBahijjaRaimiA
King’s College London Website – https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/bahijja-raimi-abraham The Raimi-Abraham Group Website – https://www.theraimiabrahamgroup.com/
The Raimi-Abraham Group Twitter – @RaimiAbrahamGrp
The Raimi-Abraham Group Instagram – @TheRaimiAbrahamGroup


Prof. Sheng Qi:

Professor of Pharmaceutical Material Science and Technology at the School of Pharmacy of the University of East Anglia. Prof. Qi’s lab has great interests in material science and processing, and passion in innovation. She is the winner of 2019 and 2021 UEA Innovation and Impact Awards. By working closely with industrial partners as well as cross-discipline collaborators, her research has contributed to product development and innovations in many industrial sectors, from pharmaceutical, medical device to food, cosmetic, agri-tech and sustainable packaging. Recently through the support of UEA Health and Social Care Partners, she founded Point of Care 3D Printing Research Group to allow the scientists from UEA and other academic collaborators to work closely with clinicians, pharmacists, and patients in Norfolk and Suffolk to identify and develop efficient and cost-effective uses of 3D printing in acute hospital environments.