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Opportunity to return to pharmacy research at Durham University

We are delighted that Pharmacy Research UK and Durham University are working in partnership to sponsor and host a Daphne Jackson Fellow in pharmacy at Durham University. 

If you would like to return to a career in pharmacy research, or know someone who might, visit our current opportunities page, and read on to find out how a Daphne Jackson Fellowship helped Dr Staphanie Freitag-Pohl return to research at Durham University.

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Daphne Jackson Fellow's research to understand causes of miscarriage

Dr Eleni Makrinou is returning to research with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship following a four year career break to bring up her young daughter. She will join a world leading research group at Imperial College, London, sponsored by the Genesis Research Trust, to understand the causes of polycystic ovary syndrome.

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What we do

The aims of the Daphne Jackson Trust are:

• to enable women and men to return to research with confidence after a career break
• to maintain a talented STEM workforce by offering flexible fellowships
• to support equality and diversity in the workplace
• to develop partnerships that extend the reach and increase the impact of the work of the Trust