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The Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and based in the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick (UL) has launched their Medicines In My Life initiative.
Pictured, from left, was Dr. Sarah Hayes, SSPC Education and Outreach Officer with students Molly Durack and Lizzie Donovan from Castletroy College, Limerick.
The purpose of the initiative, which includes a website and resources for teachers and pupils, is to support the SSPCs innovative educational programme for post-primary teachers and pupils, entitled Innovation in Medicines, a module designed to introduce students to the world of medicine. Pupils taking the module in their Transition Year will take the knowledge learned through the module and website and translate this into an exhibit for a science centre/museum/art gallery/library or public space.
Medicines in my Life supported teacher training and development of materials to enable Transition Year Science Teachers to teach Innovation in Medicines (the SSPCs Transition Year module) to their pupils.
Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media