This report, published by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) in 2008, is based on a survey of ABPI and UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) member companies to review the position three years on from a previous report called Sustaining the Skills Pipeline in the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Industries. This…
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has accumulated a large collection of 78 careers case studies. These explore the multitude of different roles within the industry with a reprentative of each role giving their own career perspective and advice. Each case study includes a profile of a person who undertakes…
This ABPI resource introduces skin structure and function, including temperature control and the role of the hypothalamus. Students can learn about common skin infections, such as athlete's foot, and skin cancer.
Produced by ABPI this interactive game allows students to explore trends in the properties and behaviour of different elements, and develop their understanding of the patterns of the Periodic Table.
This resource from the ABPI introduces students to the major endocrine glands, and hormone function in puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and growth. Specific examples include insulin, adrenaline, ADH, and plant hormones.
In these resources from the ABPI students are introduced to genes and chromosomes, the role of genes in determining protein structure, mitosis, cloning technology, meiosis, inheritance, mutation, cystic fibrosis and possibilities for gene therapy.
From the ABPI this interactive resource provides students with information on the cause, symptoms and treatment of diabetes. The resource is offered at two levels, for students aged 14-16 and an advanced version for post-16 students.