Medal honour of Greenwich professor
By poppy_smith | Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 18:55
Professor Martin Snowden, Dean of the School of Science, has been awarded the Academy of Pharmaceutical Science Medal for his two-year service as Chair of the Academy. The medal was presented at the UK Pharm Sci conference in the East Midlands Conference Centre.
Internationally acknowledged in the fields of physical chemistry, pharmaceutical and formulation science, Professor Snowden is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Chartered Chemist and Chartered Scientist. He is the author of 110 published works. Under his leadership at Greenwich research sponsorship of more than £4m has been won, supporting 25 post-doctorates and 15 successful PhDs.
Steve Wicks, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Director of Research & Enterprise in the School of Science, was also made an Eminent Fellow of the Academy at the same conference. The award was based on his life-time contribution to the pharmaceutical sciences.
Prior to joining Greenwich, Professor Wicks spent 25 years with Pfizer, the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company, rising to become its Vice-President of Worldwide Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciencesis the professional body for the pharmaceutical sciences in Great Britain. The academy promotes pharmaceutical sciences in academia, industry, regulation and commerce, and encourages high standards of working practices within the discipline.
The School of Science runs a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, offering world-class professors, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and excellent links to industry.