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BPS Careers CD Rom

The Society publishes a variety of materials providing information on careers in pharmacology and information on pharmacology generally which is available to teachers. The CD Rom “Careers in Pharmacology” is aimed at 14-18 year olds and can be obtained by contacting the BPS. Alternatively, this material may be accessed from this website. See Careers in Pharmacology


Posters suitable for display in careers offices and science laboratories are available to careers offices and schools on request from the BPS.

Stories of Medicine Development

You can download Word documents that describe stories of how drugs, dealt with in the AL/Higher curricula in biology and chemistry, were discovered and developed. They also contain simple experiments that can be performed.


If you are seeking a professional to give a talk on such topics as “The Science of Pharmacology”, “Careers in Pharmacology” or others that relate to medicines in the GCSE/A-Level/Highers curriculum please contact the BPS A national database of university speakers willing to visit local schools and colleges can be found on the Biology4all website