Dr. Amelia Hollywood with her rugby team
Dr Amelia Hollywood, Lecturer in Health Services Research in the Reading School of Pharmacy, was selected to represent the South East of England and play in the England Nationals Masters Tournament.
The South East Sharks won the masters women’s category, after winning all their games with an overall score line of 49 tries for and only 5 tries against!
The Rugby World Cup starts this Friday, 20th September, with Japan taking on Russia. You can watch all the games on ITV to cheer on your country.
If you are inspired and would like to give a less contact version of rugby a try, there are o2 touch session running at the University of Reading Sports Park. More information can be found here: https://www.o2touch.co.uk/centres/university-of-reading/20711/
Professor Kath and PhD students at her retirement lunch
Professor Kath Ryan retired from the department in the summer after being in the school for four years. She has been a valuable member of staff within pharmacy practice in her role as Professor of Social Pharmacy. During her time in Reading, she made significant impact through her multiple research interests and through her supervision of numerous PhD, MSc and undergraduate pharmacy students. She provided a wealth of research experience and her support and guidance has been greatly valued by her colleagues and students. Following her retirement, Kath will be involved in the development of the pharmacy curriculum in Kenya which demonstrates her commitment and expert contribution to pharmacy practice. We wish her the best for all her future endeavors.
Professor Kath Ryan, Professor of Social Pharmacy joined the Practice team in September 2015. A warm welcome to Kath and watch this space as we grow our research capacity within the Practice team!