To register for the PIER Career Information evening in RCSI College Hall on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 from 6.30pm, email There will be eight focus areas where pharmacists working in the particular area will be present to explain what their job entails and to discuss career opportunities. For further information, see the event flyer PIER career evening flyer Feb 2017 final.
2017 Essay Competition
The 2017 UKICRS Essay Competition aims to promote scientific communication and creative thinking within the general arena of pharmaceutical sciences and drug delivery. Original essays are now invited that address one of the following topics:
  • ‘Pharmaceutical perspectives on the human microbiome’
  • Social media and science – friend or foe?’
  • 'New targets for drug delivery’
  • 'Smart health for the smartphone society’
Full details and the online submission form can be found at the link below: Winning essays will be published in the 2018 UKICRS newsletter.
The 'Falsified Medicines Directive' webinar has been rescheduled to Tuesday 14th March 2017 @ 4pm. Anne Hayes (Inspection Manager, HPRA) and Professor Claude Farrugia (EIPG President & University of Malta) will present. Registration details will be available in early March 2017.
Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to postpone the webinar on the 'Falsified Medicines Directive' which was due to take place this Wednesday, 1st February, with Anne Hayes of the HPRA and Dr Claude Farrugia of the EIPG & University of Malta. We hope to be able to reschedule the webinar soon.
Latest edition of European Industrial Pharmacy journal now available EIPG31_Journal final lr which includes an interesting article on regenerative medicine.
A leading Pharmacy Homecare Company is currently recruiting for a clinical pharmacist. The ideal candidate will have 2 or more years post-qualification experience in either a Hospital or Community position. See further details, see http://localhost/pier2016/current-vacancies.
The presentation from the 'Adaptive Licensing for Medicinal Products' webinar is available in the members area on the PIER website.
The PSI is currently seeking expressions of interest from individuals who wish to participate in the work of the PSI through its Advisory and Disciplinary Committees. To express interest, apply online via online application form by Friday 25th of November 2016. For further information see:
A new HPRA Innovation Office has been set up to support the development of novel health products and technologies.  For further details see:

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