Pharma Special Interest Group
A community for process professionals

Careers and education


Pharma Special Interest Group members contribute to educational activities and some are willing to give simple presentations to interested school audiences, for example at careers events.

Keith PlumbKeith Plumb, chair of IChemE's Pharma Special Interest Group, makes new friends at a 'Meet the Pharmaceutical Engineers' event in Manchester, UK, 20 March 2010.




Contact Special Interest Groups with your requirements and we will endeavour to find a suitable local speaker, perhaps in support of a whynotchemeng activity.


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Advice to students

Pharma Special Interest Group members can provide advice to students on career opportunities in the pharmaceutical sector.

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Research experience grant scheme

The Pharma Special Interest Group's research experience grant scheme aims to encourage undergraduate students to consider studying for a PhD with a possible view to a career in research. The scheme provides funding for the student to work for six weeks in a research environment, in the research laboratories of their university.

Visit the Awards page for more information.

Professional development

The Pharma Special Interest Group can provide assistance to its members who are seeking corporate membership of IChemE.

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My IChemE

IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).