APS Academy Awards for pharmaceutical scientists

This is a science driven award and is self-nominated or nominated by members of the APS. Individuals nominating can come from all sectors where pharmaceutical scientists work.

The nominated person must:

  • be a current member of the APS (for at least one year)
  • have a minimum of 8 post training years in the pharmaceutical sciences
    • proven track record in pharmaceutical sciences as demonstrated by either one or more of the areas listed below.
      by peer reviewed publications- at least 15
    • patents, with at least 2/3 as first or corresponding/senior author
    • demonstrate contributions to pharmaceutical product development
    • contributed substantially to the development of a medicinal product(s) , diagnostic or device
    • contributed substantially to the development of novel technologies
    • contributed substantially to pharmaceutical science education/training as evidenced by peer recognition- invited lectures, conference leadership, etc. and involvement in mentorship

Candidates may self-nominate or nominated by an APS members.

Nominations must consist of a CV and a one-page summary of achievements and why a person is eligible.

Fellowship will be informed by email and certificate sent by post and the winner appear on the APS website.

Recent recipients 2018-2019

Dave Berry

Begona Delgado-Charro

Bindhu Gururajan

John Hartley

Kevin King

Andrew Lewis

Ali Nokhodchi

Mine Orlu

Bhavik Patel

Gerry Steele

Martin Whitaker

Gareth Williams

Past Recipients 2016-2017

Professor Afzal R Mohammed

Dr Paul Colthorpe,

Dr Jerry Heng,

Dr Joshua Boateng

This is an award recognising science and experience at international level with emphasis on advocacy and leadership. Nomination can be from all sectors where pharmaceutical scientists work.

Winners of the Eminent fellow award will be invited to PharmSci for the presentation of their award.

The nominated person must:

• be a current member of the APS (for at least one year)
• have a minimum of 10 years post qualification of involvement in the pharmaceutical sciences
• have made a significant contribution to multiple publications and /or patents
• or contributed substantially to the development of a pharmaceutical products
• or contributed substantially to pharmaceutical science education/training as evidenced by peer recognition- invited lectures, conference    leadership, etc. and involvement in mentorship
• be in a clear leadership role
• be recognised internationally for their achievements.

Nominations for Eminent Fellowship may be submitted by any member of APS, but self-nominations are not accepted. Nominees for Eminent Fellowship must have international recognition for their advocacy of science and have demonstrated leadership at international level.

Nominations should consist of a letter of support, a one-page summary of achievements and an explanation of why Eminent Fellowship is justified and be accompanied by a CV sent to APS when the call is announced.

Eminent fellows will be invited to PharmSci for the presentation of their award.

Professor Graham Buckton

Professor Donald Cairns

Jo Craig (2018)

Malcolm Dash (2018)

Professor Roger Davey Professor

Professor Martyn Davies

Professor Bill Dawson Professor

Professor Ruth Duncan

Gillian Eccleston

Professor Gregory Gregoriades

Professor Richard Guy

Professor Jonathan Hadgraft

Professor Gavin Halbert (2018)

Professor Trevor Jones

Professor David Jones

Professor Jayne Lawrence

Professor Tony Moffat

Professor Yvonne Perrie

Professor Thomas Rabes

Dr Ali Rajabi-Siahboomi

Professor Malcolm Rowlands

Professor Martin Snowdon (2018)

Professor John Stainforth

Professor Howard Stevens

Dr David Tainsh

Professor David Thurston

Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu

Professor Steve Wicks

Professor Clive Wilson

Professor Peter York

Eminent Fellows and Academy Medal Awards 2018

Members were awarded for their significant contributions to the field of pharmaceutical science.

Professor Martin Snowden (University of Greenwich), Jo Craig, and Professor Gavin Halbert (University of Strathclyde) (pictures left to right) were all awarded the Eminent Fellowship award of the APS.

A service medal was also awarded to Dr. John Wahlich (pictured with medal) for his outstanding contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences, working with the APS.