Upcoming Events


Research Webinar Series

Interested in higher degree research at the University of Sydney?

Join our webinar sessions and find out how you get organised to apply for a PhD, how you can fund your studies and how you manage day-to-day life as a PhD candidate.

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Webinar 1: So you want to do a PhD, what now?
Wednesday 5 August 2015, 1.30 - 2.30pm
Presented by Associate Professor Renea Ryan, Sydney Medical School

This session provides an overview of the skills you will acquire and how to go about applying for a PhD including finding a research supervisor and writing a research proposal.

Webinar 2: Funding your PhD: an introduction to research scholarships
Wednesday 12 August 2015, 12.30-1.30pm
Presented by Professor Brett Hambly, Sydney Medical School

This session provides an introduction to scholarships available, how to apply and how to make the most of your application.

Webinar 3: My Life as a PhD Candidate
Thursday 20 August 2015, 1-2pm

PhD Candidates Gemma Jacklyn and Sally Wortley will speak about the realities of undertaking a PhD.


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. This session will be preceded by a 'Meet the Researchers' session, information below.

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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.