Sydney Medical School

As one of the Asia Pacific region's most highly rated education and research institutions, Sydney Medical School offers unparalleled opportunities to study medicine in Australia.
Our graduates play leading roles in health fields around the world and our research investigates diseases which affect millions of lives, including cancer, obesity, chronic disease and ageing, neurosciences and mental health, infectious diseases, and reproductive, maternal and child health.

Latest news & events.

University of Sydney staff honoured in Women of Influence List

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Five University of Sydney academics have been named among the most influential women in Australia in awards celebrating outstanding women from a wide variety of sectors across Australia, including Associate Professor Lisa Harvey for her work in rehabilitation.

Use of sleep apnoea treatment to stave off dementia


Treatments for those who snore or suffer sleep apnoea could also produce new health benefits, with a trial underway to investigate whether receiving treatment can actually stave off dementia. This research by the Woolcock Institute and BMRI featured on Channel Nine news recently. Participate

PhD student Seye Abimbola to lead BMJ Global Health


Seye Abimbola, a PhD student at The George Institute for Global Health and the University of Sydney, has been named as Editor-in-Chief of a new journal by the renowned British Medical Journal dedicated to global health.

Professor Bruce Robinson named Chair of NHMRC Council

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In addition, Honorary Professor Kathryn North has been appointed as Chair of Research Committee and Clinical Professor Ian Olver has been appointed as Chair of Australian Health Ethics Committee.


MD Admissions Guide 2016 Available

The Admissions Guide for the 2016 Doctor of Medicine (MD) program is now available.

Prestigious Bill and Belinda Gates Foundation Grant Awarded to Public Health PhD student and Supervisor

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PhD student, Tanvir Huda along with his supervisor Professor Michael Dibley, has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration (GCE) grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Tanvir’s pilot project, Integrating Cash Transfer & Nutrition Promotion with Mobile aims to improve care and nutrition for pregnant women and young children in Bangladesh.

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