The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS) is the UK-based professional membership body for Pharmaceutical Scientists. APS represents individuals and organizations from the UK and around the globe in the delivery of excellence in the Pharmaceutical Science sector.
Their current membership comprises approximately 450 individual members from across the academic, industrial and regulatory fields of pharmaceutical science, including students. They have 13 focus groups in a diverse range of scientific disciplines for their members to join. Recently, APS has introduced an accreditation program for pharmaceutical sciences degrees.
Their key areas of focus are:
- Establishing and promoting the reputation of pharmaceutical sciences and scientists
- Promoting careers in the pharmaceutical sciences
- Furthering scientific knowledge through the development of a vibrant and collaborative ecosystem for their focus groups
- Recognising excellence in pharmaceutical sciences via awards and fellowship nominations
Their website provides further information on all their activities: https://www.apsgb.co.uk/