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The team’s first physical event!

COLOTAN 3rd Network-Wide Event was held in Leuven, Belgium, from 8th – 10th June 2022. We had the first COLOTAN event where the whole team of ESRs and supervisors met together, since the project kicked off during COVID19 measures. The first 2 days (Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th June) were filled with dedicated training sessions (scientific and soft skills), including visits ...

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Congratulations to Professor Abdul Basit who has been named as the recipient of the Harrison Memorial Medal for 2022

The Harrison Memorial Medal is awarded every two years, in memory of the distinguished pharmaceutical chemist Colonel EF Harrison. It is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in advancing pharmaceutical science. Professor Basit is internationally recognised for leading in the fields of oral drug delivery, microbiome medicines, three-dimensional printing of pharmaceuticals and digital health. He has ...

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ULLA Summer School 2022 in Uppsala – July 2-9

For PhD students at an ULLA member institution, you may participate at this summer school, this time in the real world. Come join us for a week of pharmaceutical sciences, courses, and social activities. WHEN? ULLA Summer school takes place in Uppsala, July 2nd to 9th WHO WILL I MEET? The Summer School expects 200 PhD students in total, from ...

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What a COLOTAN week!

The 2nd Event of COLOTAN-ETN took place virtually in the week of 17th January, 2022. The meeting was originally planned to take place in Athens 🏛️, but, owing to the pandemic, this was not possible. We had 5 energizing ⚡🤩 days packed with good science, innovative perspectives and productive discussions, in which the MSCA Early-Stage Researchers, the supervisors, some invited speakers and the European ...

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Prof. Christel Bergström awarded Gunnar Källrot’s award 2021!

Prof Christel Bergström was recently awarded Gunnar Källrot´s award 2021. The award is given every fourth year to acknowledge work of high scientific value within pharmaceutics and drug formulation. She received the award for her multidisciplinary research and innovative technologies, including 3D printing, for development of personalised medicines for efficient and safe treatments. We are proud to have Prof Bergström ...

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How My Life Changed in 5 Months: A Digest

ither by choice or chance, you’ve reached my post. Not just any post, but the first in my series of posts. And we started straight away with a plot twist: it wasn’t my life that changed; in reality, it was just me. But I don’t want to confuse you! First things first, let’s start with proper introductions. In today’s post ...

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From confusion to enlightment

“COLO-what?”  These were exactly my thoughts when I first read about the project online. But first things first: It was a given for me, that I don’t “only” want to finish my studies with a master’s degree but top it off with a PhD. Additionally, I didn’t want to just do a PhD for a PhD’s sake; I was also ...

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