The Australian Pharmacy Students' Journal: Developing Research Culture among Students and Young Pharmacists

Authors

  • Verity Boustead 4th year BPharm(Hons)/MPharm - Monash University, VIC, Australia
  • Simon Bell Director, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University, VIC, Australia

Keywords:

pharmacy student, pharmacy research, student-led journal , undergraduate research

Abstract

This article emphasises "the importance of developing research skills at an undergraduate level" and encourages all students to engage in meaningful research experience in order to "grow and advance throughout their educational and professional journeys".

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Published

25.01.2022

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Section

Editorial