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 gave a 20 minute
presentation at the Annual Spring Conference of the British Society for
the History of Pharmacy. This was based on an original piece of work on
a topic relating to the History of British Pharmacy.
A portion of the Bursary was used as a contribution towards the
With this Bursary having run now for its intended 10 years we are
formulating a new pharmacy history award, details of which will be
announced here shortly.
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'
2021 - Emily Betz , University of St Andrews, Francis Bernard (1628-1698): A Seventeenth-Century Apothecary and Physician.
Dr Juanita Burnby