This British Society for the History of Pharmacy offer a Bursary of
£500 annually to a student at, or associated with, a School of Pharmacy
or other higher educational establishment.
The Winner of the Bursary undertakes to give
a 20 minute presentation at the Annual Spring Conference of the British
Society for the History of Pharmacy. This in based on an original
piece of work on a topic relating to the History of British Pharmacy.
A portion of the Bursary, £250, us used
as a contribution towards the conference fee, and is paid directly to
the Conference Organiser. The remainder can be used by the Bursary
winner, and will be paid to the successful applicant before the
Burnby Bursary Notice for more details.
To apply for the Bursary, please request
or download an
application form from the
Secretary of the British Society for the History of Pharmacy.
Susan Osbaldstone, Strathclyde University, 'Pharmacists' entry into the
National Health Service.'
Sarah Trenfield, Cardiff University, 'Chlorpromazine and how it
revolutionised the world of psychiatric drugs.'
Elizabeth Nally, Imperial College, 'Itching for a solution; making
topical steroids a standard treatment for eczema.'
Laura Ghiggino, University of East Anglia, 'Chemicals, Herbs and
Liquors: Medicines in 1914.'
Anastasia Schulze, Warwick University, 'Under official and expert
discussion': An examination of the social status of expert scientists in
Britain through a study of media portrayals of the benzodiazepines
Katey Logan, Warwick University, 'Hearing the voices of Boots
pharmacists: An investigation of identity 1930-2000'.
2018 - Alex Bowmer, Kings College London, 'A View from the Farm:
antimicrobial resistance before antibiotics c.1940-1960'.
- Katrina Maydom, 'Consuming New World Drugs in Early Modern London:
James Petiver's Apothecary Practice.'
2020 - Sebastien Kroupa, Cambridge University, 'Medical knowledge
in transit between Manila and London: Philippine materia medica lost and
found in translation'
Dr Juanita Burnby