Bridging the skills gap in the biopharmaceutical industry
This new report (2015) from the ABPI has found that pharmaceutical companies are struggling to recruit for high skilled roles in the UK due to low numbers of good quality candidates. The ABPI warns that this could lead to firms increasingly seeking expertise and skills abroad risking the UK’s position as a global leader of research and development.
Life enhancing careers
Leaflet giving an overview of careers in the pharmaceutical industry.
Life enhancing careers (PDF, 2MB)
Careers for doctors
Information on the work of a pharmaceutical physician
Careers for chemists in the pharmaceutical industry
Chemists can work in a wide variety of roles in the pharmaceutical industry
Global health and the pharmaceutical industry
In countries across the world, millions of people are dying unnecessarily each year from diseases that can easily be prevented or effectively treated.
This booklet explains the pharmaceutical industry's approach to some of the complicated issues surrounding world health. It demonstrates the work that companies are undertaking to improve health in poor nations and looks ahead to what more may be done in the future.
Global health and the pharmaceutical industry (PDF, 993KB)
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Animal research and human medicine
This schools booklet for teachers and their pupils in the 11 -16 year age group covers the current social, medical, legal and welfare environment in which animal research for the development of new medicines takes place.
Animal research and human medicine (PDF, 2.26MB)
I was attracted to the industry by the breadth of research involved and the crucial interactions between scientists, clinicians and even lawyers.