The Faculty of Health Sciences is known for world-leading health sciences education and research. We offer bold, innovative programs in six allied health professions at undergraduate and graduate entry level, as well as a general health sciences degree. Our research ranks ‘well above world class' (Excellence in Research for Australia level 5) and we rank 33rd in the world for health (T.H.E. World University Rankings 2015/16). We have several research centres focused on improving health outcomes in specialist areas.
An international research collaboration, led by University of Sydney, has found that racquet sports, swimming, aerobics and cycling offer life saving benefits compared to running and football.
University of Sydney researcher Dr Julie Schneider has been honoured at the inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards for her outstanding research in health sciences.