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Silent Language by Professor Andrew Lees

On Tuesday 3 October 2023, Professor Andrew Lees gave his talk on ‘Silent Language’ commemorating the life and work of Macdonald Critchley. (Left-right) Nicholas Wood, Jonathan Holliday, Dr William Parker (Deputy President) Dr Roy Palmer (Past Master), Professor Andrew Lees (Speaker), Professor Martin Rossor, Dr Julia Neild & Dr John Moore-Gillon (Left-right) Dr William Parker […]

Welcome to Ome Obodo, Academic Assessment Administrator

Ome Obodo, prior to taking up this exciting role of Academic Assessment Administrator at Apothecaries Hall, Ome comes from a background with over 15 years of working with one of the largest exam boards, Edexcel Pearson which caters for GCSEs & A levels’ qualifications & exams in the UK as well as vocational courses from […]

Welcome to the new Master Apothecary!

AVM Aroop Mozumder  It is an enormous privilege and honour to be elected Master Apothecary for the year 2023-24.  I would like to thank my predecessor and friend Dr Jonathan Holliday for his huge contribution last year in moving forward a range of important issues, from implementing the findings of the Academic Review Group to […]

Faculty diploma course applications are now open and can be booked through the Academic Shop

For more information on the following; Diploma in the History of Medicine, Diploma in the Philosophy of Medicine and the Diploma in Medicine in Conflict and Catastrophe. Courses starting from this autumn 2023 and January 2024.  

Collecting and Reflecting Pharmacy History – Pharmacy Course 27-29 September

From carboys to COVID vaccination, herbs to herbals, materia medica to medicines, explore the objects and organisations that tell pharmacy histories today. This course will take you behind the scenes of key pharmaceutical collections with curator-led tours, object-based sessions and insightful talks that provide background stories and reflect on the challenges of curating and collecting […]

The Rose Prize 2023

The Rose Prize 2023 is now open for submissions. For more information, click here for the criteria.

Women in Leadership – International Women’s Day 2023

2021-2022 marked the first time in the history of the Society of Apothecaries that three women are holding Leadership roles. Marking International Women’s Day, Maria Ferran, Faculty Manager of The History & Philosophy of Medicine & Pharmacy and Karen Okemiri, Faculty Manager, Conflict & Catastrophe Medicine are sitting down with three of the Society’s prominent women, Professor […]

Briony Hudson – International Women’s Day 2023

Maria Ferran, Faculty Manager & Webmaster interviews Briony Hudson for International Women’s Day 2023  Briony Hudson being awarded her Honorary Fellowship to the Faculty by Andrew Papanikitas, President   MF: What did it feel like to be the second female President of the Faculty? BH: It was a real honour and privilege to have been the […]

Dr Christina Dale – International Women’s Day 2023

Karen Okemiri, Faculty Manager interviews Dr Christina Dale for International Women’s Day 2023  KO: What does it feel like to be the first female President of the Faculty? CD: I am also the first civilian to take on this role. Most of the time I feel a bit of an imposter! I was very keen to […]