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Australian Journal of Pharmacy : March 2005
events events Be inspired at the Southern Convention and Exhibition P HARMACISTS have been urged by Pharmacy Guild of Australia–Victo- ria president, Bill Scott, to attend Mel- bourne’s Community Pharmacy South- ern Convention and Exhibition from 16 to 18 July this year to ensure they are up- to-date with the significant issues affect- ing community pharmacy this year. ‘Pharmacists and their staff must under- stand what’s happening in community pharmacy and how their actions today can seriously affect their future security and their role within the health sector,’ said Mr Scott. Mr Scott said that sessions at the con- vention and exhibition would discuss the facts surrounding the issues of the day and their implications, offer information and support tools to help pharmacists and assis- tants excel in their respective roles, and provide inspiration from experts to help delegates strive for peak performance. Keynote presenters include Peter Thurin and Michael Morgan. Mr Thurin successfully owned and oper- ated pharmacies in Melbourne for more than 20 years and is now one of Australia’s most sought-after motivational speakers as a compelling catalyst for change. Michael Morgan, who received acclaim last year with his ‘Two Heads are Better Than One’ presentation, will offer ‘mind blowing ideas’ to work smarter, faster, and in a unique way that customers will love— and that others would never dream of! ‘We are delighted that once again Sigma has agreed to be the Principal sponsor and that Guild Insurance and Financial Ser- vices shall support us as the Platinum spon- sor,’ said Dipak Sanghvi, event chairman. ‘Without the support of our sponsors, we could not provide the excellent line-up of convention speakers,’ he said. Convention registration details will be available in April, however sponsorship and exhibition details are available online at www.pharmacyevents.com.au or call Megan Rivers, event coordinator on (03) 9810 9999. ¦ Biggest NAPSA Congress ever T HE recent annual congress of the National Australian Pharmacy Stu- dents’ Association (NAPSA) was hailed as a great success, following seven days of seminars, educational sessions and social events. About 300 students (pictured) from pharmacy schools around Australia, includ- ing some delegates from New Zealand, attended the NAPSA Congress in Bris- bane, making it the best attended ever. The theme for NAPSA Congress 2005 was Diversity in Pharmacy—a theme cho- sen to expose students to the great diver- sity of the pharmacy profession and career paths. Talks and forums were held throughout the Congress, with themes centred on different facets of pharmacy including: hospital, rural, international, industrial, retail, defence, academic, legal issues, and the future of the profession.¦ Warwick Wilkinson Pharmacy Management Postgraduate Research Scholarship The purpose of this scholarship is to permit and encourage innovative pharmacy management research at the University of Sydney and it is supported by funds transferred from the Australian Pharmacy Research Centre to the Pharmacy Practice Foundation. This scholarship represents a unique opportunity to be a part of the leading Pharmacy Practice research group in Australia and to undertake research in a field that is highly relevant to pharmacists, professional pharmacy organisations, the pharmacy industry, the government and those involved in developing policy. The successful candidate should have excellent liaison skills and be able to communicate effectively with the wide range of interested parties. The scholarship is available for full-time study and is open to permanent residents with a 1st Class Honours or equivalent practical experience in Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Business, Marketing or Economics. Part-time enrolment will be considered in exceptional circumstances. The scholarship is valued at $18,837 and may be held for up to three years by a PhD candidate. In special circumstances, a maximum extension of up to 6 months may be available to a PhD candidate. Periods of study undertaken towards a postgraduate degree prior to the commencement of the scholarship will be deducted from the maximum tenure of the scholarship. Application is by letter, including a CV, copy of academic record and names and addresses of two referees. It should be sent to: Assoc. Prof. Andrew McLachlan, Faculty of Pharmacy (A15), University of Sydney NSW 2006. Enquiries may be directed to: the Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Prof. S I (Charlie) Benrimoj on telephone (02) 9351 2077 or by email to email@example.com. Closing Date: 18 March 2005 THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACY VOL.86 MARCH 2005 ? 201