Upcoming Events


Sydney Nursing School Research Week

29 June – 3 July 2015
Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney
88 Mallett Street, Camperdown

The Sydney Nursing School Research Week will present a showcase of the work of current candidates as well as key note speakers presenting on a range of topics. If you are interested in undertaking a research candidature with the Sydney Nursing School, the following sessions will provide you with an opportunity to find out more about their current research and meet with academics.

To attend, please RSVP to Research Support Team at .

You and your digital profile

Keynote presented by Dr Tseen Khoo
Tuesday 30 June 2015, 11.00am–12.30pm
Level 3, Seminar Room 1

These days, being savvy with social media is a desired and increasingly expected aspect of research outreach and professional profile establishment. This presentation provides insight into what it means to be a researcher who’s engaged with social media, and the key issues for academics and cultivating an online presence.

Using clinical insights to design research and affect policy: the CAPABLE journey

Keynote presented by A/Prof Sarah Szanton
Wednesday 1 July 2015, 11am-12.30pm
Level 3, C3.01

Dr. Sarah L Szanton presents her journey from medically-based housecalls with older adults to research based on the unmet needs of these older adults. She will present lessons learned, pitfalls, successes, and how to build to next steps.

Learning from participants: developing and designing research based on participant needs

Masterclass presented by A/Prof Sarah Szanton
Thursday 2 July 2015, 9.30am-12.30pm
Level 1, Seminar Room 2

Dr. Sarah L. Szanton will present systematic ways to design interventions from clinical practice and its gaps.

5 rules of grant club

Masterclass presented by Dr Tseen Khoo
Wednesday 1 July 2015, 1.30–4.30pm
Level 1, Seminar Room 2

This masterclass shares strategies on how to get a head-start on negotiating the world of research grants. It gives you the inside story on finding funding, approaches to grant writing, how to avoid the most common application mistakes, and how to save yourself time.


Public Lectures

What will it take to eliminate the global TB epidemic?

21st Century Medicine Public Lecture Series
Tuesday 1 September 2015, 6.30 - 7.45pm
Eastern Avenue Building Auditorium, The University of Sydney

Presented by Dr Mario C Raviglione, Director, Global Tuberculosis Programme (GTB), World Health Organization

Formal registrations for this lecture will open in July. To pre-register please email .This session will be preceded by a 'Meet the Researchers' session, information below.

Meet the Researchers Networking Session
Tuesday 1 September 2015, 5.45 - 6.30pm (before the 21st Century Medicine Lecture)
Eastern Avenue Building Foyer, The University of Sydney
Are you thinking about doing a PhD or Master of Philosophy in this field? Attendees will have the opportunity to talk to academics and current PhD candidates and find out more about current research projects available at the Sydney Medical School and Marie Bashir Institute of Infectious Disease.

Find out about the Master of Health Security. This new degree is for those pursuing a career in health security, or are already working in roles with responsibility for dealing with health-related crises.


Sydney Uni Open Day

29 August 2015

Open Day is your chance to explore the University of Sydney. Attend our research-focussed seminars to find out more about undertaking a PhD or honours degree and to hear about the latest research developments presented by our young researchers.

Visit the Open Day website


Honours Week

14 -18 September 2015

Boost future career opportunities with a one-year research program.

If you're looking to improve your career prospects, open the door to further academic study or simply indulge a passion then honours is your next step.

Join us at Honours Week to learn more about available honours projects and discover how easy it is to apply.


Important dates

To view our academic dates throughout the year, visit our Important Dates.