KS5 Chemistry Taster Lecture – Getting Ready for Recovery – Bringing A Drug to Market

  • Date:
  • Time: 4pm - 5pm
  • Location: Online lecture (link will be sent to successful applicants)

The world is eagerly awaiting an approved vaccine to bring COVID-19 under control but what is involved in creating, testing, manufacturing and distributing medicines?

In this talk we look at how a drug goes from idea to market, we’ll take a look at identifying targets, synthesising, testing and producing, at each step taking time to consider the people who make this possible.

About this event

This event is for Year 12 and 13 students interested in studying Chemistry at Higher Education. Teaching Fellow Felix Janeway will give the lecture.

To attend you must:

– Have teacher and parental permission to attend

– Be studying Chemistry A-level

Places will be prioritised according to subjects studied and our widening access measures. Teachers are advised to book on behalf of your class, max 10 per school.

Deadline for applications: 12pm, Friday 4 December 2020. 

Apply here.

By completing your application, you are confirming that you have teacher and parental permission to attend.

Please note that this form times out after 10 minutes if left idle and your progress will not be saved, your application will be responded to within 5 working days of the application deadline.

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