The School of Pharmacy, University of London: Medicines, Science and Society, 1842-2012

Other | June 8, 2013

byBriony Hudson, Briony Hudson, Maureen Boylan

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The School of Pharmacy, University of London: Medicines, Science and Society, 1842-2012represents the rich history of the University of London School of Pharmacy through numerous color photographs, important advances in the pharmacy profession, cultural milestones, biographies and more. Written in an engaging and authoritative style, this book depicts the chronological history of the school from its establishment in 1842 to the present day with a nod toward its aspirations for the future. By highlighting key periods in the school's history and showing their connection to the wider world, this book truly commemorates the heritage of the School of Pharmacy and its cutting-edge role in pharmacy innovation, research and education.



  • Highlights the history of the school, its buildings, courses, staff and students
  • Incorporates high-quality historical photographs, timelines, biography boxes and important pharmacy milestones, such as critical legislation, changes to educational standards, key developments and more in order to enrich the narrative
  • Explores the interplay between the school and the developing pharmacy world to illustrate its involvement in important pharmacy innovation, educational development, research advances and much more
  • Features a foreword from Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, Chancellor of the University of London

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The School of Pharmacy, University of London: Medicines, Science and Society, 1842-2012represents the rich history of the University of London School of Pharmacy through numerous color photographs, important advances in the pharmacy profession, cultural milestones, biographies and more. Written in an engaging and authoritative style, t...

Format:OtherDimensions:232 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 8, 2013Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124076904

ISBN - 13:9780124076907

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Table of Contents

Foreword - HRH Princess Anne

Chapter 1 - Furnishing the Means of Proper Instruction (1841 - 1861)

Chapter 2 - The Commencement of a New Era (1862 - 1895)

Chapter 3 - For the Progress of Science (1896 - 1926)

Chapter 4 - The Whole Question of the Future - (1927 - 1948)

Chapter 5 - The "Oldest New Building" in London (1949 - 1960)

Chapter 6 - Winds of Change (1961 - 1986)

Chapter 7 - A Precious Institution (1987 - 2012)

Afterword - Education for the Future

Appendix - Pharmacy Qualifications and Courses at the School

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