What's on for future students
- Lunchtime Webinars 30 April - 7th May
- Careers & Research Fair (Medicine & Health), Information Evening (Medicine & Dentistry) 22 May
Join us (online or in person) and hear about current issues in public health, health policy and international public health and find out how our programs will provide you with a stepping stone to a career that will really make a difference.
Social media as the public health advocate - is it effective?
Online social media has been used by tobacco companies to promote their products and circumvent advertising bans in other media. But can social media be used to promote better health? Becky Freeman is an expert in the area of social media and its impact on health, for good or bad.
Presenters: Dr Becky Freeman, School of Public Health and Professor Tim Driscoll,
When: Tuesday 30 April 12:30 - 1:00pm
Venue: Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre, Edward Ford Building
Fixing the system: policies to improve the prevention and management of chronic disease
Health systems are hard to change. After a career in health management and policy, Andrew Wilson knows that more than most. Hear what he has to say about making the system better for preventing and managing chronic disease.
Presenters: Professor Andrew Wilson, Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy & Dr Anne Marie Thow, Lecturer in Health Policy
When: Thursday 2 May 12:30 -1:00pm
Where: New Law School Seminar 107
Reducing malaria deaths in East Africa
Malaria is preventable and treatable, but still kills more than half a million people each year, most of whom are African children. Increased prevention and control are making a great difference in reducing the malaria burden.
Presenter: Dr Joel Negin, Director of Research and Senior Lecturer in International Public Health, School of Public Health
When: Tuesday 7 May 12:00 midday - 12:30pm
Where: New Law School Annexe SR446, University of Sydney
Register Now: Lunchtime Webinars >>
If you are joining us online, you will be emailed a url address to the webinar the day before the event.
Careers and Research Fair (Medicine & Health) followed by the Information Evening (Medicine & Dentistry)
When: 4-6pm 22nd May
Where: MacLaurin Hall, Quadrangle, University of Sydney
Register: Please register by Friday 17 May.
Register Now : Careers Fair (Medicine & Health)
The Medicine & Health Careers and Research Fair is your opportunity to get practical career tips and advice from people working in a wide variety of disciplines in medicine, public health, health and medical research. Find out about career opportunities and seek career advice from staff from a wide variety of health-related government and non-government organisations.
Get information about the broad range of research options available including Honours and PhD opportunities. Speak to staff and current research students from major research centres.
You can also find out about the wide range of coursework study options available in Medicine, Public Health, Health Sciences and Pharmacy.
Target for a cure - Student life - PhD in Medicine
Intelligent minds - Student life - PhD in Epidemiology
When: 22 May 2013, 6.00pm-7.30pm
Where: Footbridge Theatre, Parramatta Road, University of Sydney
Register Now : Information Evening (Medicine & Dentistry)
Thinking of applying to study graduate medicine or dentistry at Sydney Medical School or Faculty of Dentistry?
Join our Information Evening and find out more about our postgraduate medicine (MBBS) and dentistry (DMD) programs, as well as up-to-date information about the application process and advice about preparing for the (much feared) Multiple Mini Interviews.
Students attending should also visit the Medicine and Health Careers and Research Fair, held in MacLaurin Hall immediately prior to the Medicine and Dentistry information evening. Encouraging students to undertake research is an important component of studying medicine at Sydney, and the Careers and Research Fair is an introduction to the extensive research opportunities available to students. More about the Careers and Research Fair (Medicine & Health)