The US Pharmacopeia (USP) is seeking scientists from around the world for its 2011-2012 fellowship program. The two $50,000 research fellowship awards will be presented to the students whose proposed research best directly addresses specific USP scientific or research needs, according to a USP notice on the program. The deadline for submissions is May 20, 2011. Full details are online at www.usp.org/aboutUSP/careers/fellowship.html.
In addition to the implementation training programs ICH has been conducting around the world during the past year, the organization is now posting on its website a consolidated training package. This package covers the integrated implementation of the ICH Q8, Q9, and Q10 guidelines including details on technical development, manufacturing , pharmaceutical quality systems, and regulatory expectations (e.g., dossier preparation, assessment, and GMP-inspections), according to an ICH press release.