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Benefits of Membership
 
Active Focus Groups (currently Biopharmaceutics, Compaction, Film Coating, Pharmaceutical Colloids, Pharmacognosy, Skin, Material Science and New Scientists, but more ar expected in the near future) to serve as discussion and policy forums in the UK.
Reductions on many publications including :
Pharmaceutical Press
Books from Sue Horwood Publishing Limited
Publications from Marcel Dekker Inc.
Discounts for attendance at the British Pharmaceutical Conference and regular APSGB symposia that are held each year.
Discounts on personal subscriptions to Script Monthly (PJB Publications).
Exclusive right to attend major UK networking events, for example the Academy Dinner at the British Pharmaceutical Conference.
A system is being developed to deliver regular targeted e-mail updates directly to you on information that is relevant to your specific needs.
Discounts for residential courses organised by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
 
Benefits of Individual Membership
 
  • Aspiring Scientists: Students, including postgraduates.
  • Emerging Scientists: Individuals within the first 10 years of their career, including post-doctoral researchers
  • Established Scientists: Individuals who have spent greater than 10 years within the Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Eminent Scientists: Heads of Department, School or Faculty, or those who are recognised leaders in their field of Pharmaceutical Science.

In each category, there are additional benefits for ‘Exceptional Scientists’. The benefits of membership are detailed in the following sections

Aspiring Scientists

• Accreditation as a Student of the APS and use of the post-nominal SAPS.
• Opportunity to contribute to the Pharmaceutical Science arena.
• Access to a network of Experts in diverse fields.
• Access to Mentors from Academia and Industry who can provide advice on your research or career steps.
• Reduced rates for conference and symposia attendance including “Industrial Insights”, the annual conference held at a UK Pharmaceutical site which enables you learn about the careers available, tour world-class facilities and have your CV reviewed by professionals.
• Access to APS meeting materials and other resources.

Exceptional Scientists

• Selection to present at the “New Scientists” session at APS PharmSci, the world renowned Pharmaceutical Science conference held annually in the UK.
• Election to the Board of SAPS, the Students of the APS. The role of the SAPS Board is to represent students in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and be the voice of students for the APS providing the APS with information and guidance on the types of events and areas of interest of students in the Pharmaceutical Sciences.
• Awards at universities, conferences and workshops for outstanding research, posters and presentations.
• Opportunity to apply for bursaries for attendance to APS workshops and conferences.
 
Emerging Scientists

• Accreditation as a Member of the APS and use of the post-nominal MAPS.
• Drive innovation and share learning through the APS Focus Groups.
• Find collaborators via the APS network of Academic and Industry experts from diverse fields.
• Broaden your knowledge base through an established network of Experts.
• Publicise research or technology innovation through APS LinkedIn and the APS Journal.
• Reduced rates for conference and symposia attendance.
• Access to APS meeting materials and other resources.
• Opportunities to give podium presentations of research at symposia.

Exceptional Scientists

• Emerging Scientist award, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline. The award consists of a financial prize and a podium presentation at APS PharmSci, the world renowned Pharmaceutical Science conference held annually in the UK.
• Selection to present at the “New Scientists” session at APS PharmSci.
• Awards for Exceptional Research posters and presentations at Conferences and Symposia.


 
 
Established Scientists

• Accreditation as a Member of the APS and use of the post-nominal MAPS.
• Publicise research or technology innovation through APS LinkedIn and the APS Journal.
• Increase your sphere of influence, nationally and internationally, as part of a Professional Body.
• Recruitment of exceptional scientists from within the APS network.
• Reduced rates for conference and symposia attendance.
• Access to APS meeting materials and other resources.

Exceptional Scientists

• Nomination for accreditation as a Fellow of the APS, with use of the post-nominal FAPS.
• Nomination for Leadership of one of the APS Focus Groups.
• Represent the APS to develop collaborations in areas of synergy with fellow learned societies.
 
Eminent Scientists

• Accreditation as a Member of the APS and use of the post-nominal MAPS.
• Involvement in drafting and responding to Science Policy, Public Health, Education and Funding publications in the Pharmaceutical Sciences.
• Access to Exceptional Scientists from the APS network.
• Reduced rates for conference and symposia attendance.
• Access to APS meeting materials and other resources.

Exceptional Scientists

• Invitation to become an Eminent Fellow of the APS with use of the post-nominal FAPS.
• APS award, sponsored by AstraZeneca. The award consists of a financial prize awarded to a charity of your choice and a podium presentation at APS PharmSci, the world renowned Pharmaceutical Science conference held annually in the UK.
• Invitation to become Science Chair of APS PharmSci for one year. This enables you to build the scientific programme of the conference for that year, with the support of the APS Board
 
Secretariat Contact Details
   
Secretariat Address: APS Office,Unit Q, Troon Way Business Centre, Humberstone Lane, Leicester, LE4 9HA
Telephone Number: 0116 274 7351
Fax Number: 0116 274 7365
Email: info@apsgb.org
 
     

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