Discipline of Pharmacology

Discipline of Pharmacology

The Discipline of Pharmacology of the University of Sydney is the largest of its kind in Australia, with an extensive range of research programs and well equipped undergraduate teaching facilities.

Latest news & events


  • The 2016 Seminar Program is available here.
  • Our Honours booklet for 2017 is now available here

Latest news


In this week's seminar Thomas Telfer, from the research group of Dr Kellie Charles, will be presenting his final PhD talk titled: Investigating the impact of systemic inflammation on platinum drugs in cancer.

We look forward to seeing you there in the Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre at 12:00pm today.

Congratulations to both Associate Professor Rachel Codd and Dr Tina Hinton on receiving awards at the Vice Chancellor's Excellence Awards Ceremony.

A/Prof. Codd received an award for Outstanding Teaching and Research and was described by Duncan Ivison as a Renaissance woman!

Dr Hinton received an award for Outstanding Mentoring and Leadership as part of the Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences undergraduate curriculum review leadership team that also included: Professor Pauline Ross, Faculty of Science, Dr Damien Field, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Associate Professor Paul Sheehy, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Sydney Medical School and Dr Sascha Jenkins, Faculty of Science.

Congratulations to all on your outstanding effort. Keep up the good work!

Dr Tina Hinton has been selected for the Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Mentoring and Leadrship as part of the Life Earth and Environmental Sciences Curriculum Leadership Team along with Prof. Pauline Ross, A/Prof. Damien Field, Dr Sascha Jenkins and A/Prof. Paul Sheehy. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dr Tina Hinton and Dr Rita Machaalani’s Honours student Atqiya Aishah on winning the Best Poster prize at the 3rd Inter-University Neuroscience and Mental Health Conference, 2016. Well done!

Our very own Dr Tina Hinton has been appointed as the new Associate Head of School (Distributed) Teaching and Learning. This appointment is to recognise and formalise the many responsibilities that Tina undertakes for the Discipline/School/Faculties and DVCE. Congratulations Tina! Keep up the fantastic work.

Dr Tina Hinton along with A/Prof. Charlotte Taylor, Prof. Pauline Ross and Dr Danny Liu have recently been awarded The University of Sydney; Large Educational Innovation Grant with their project titled: Sparking Peer Review Processes: Providing Feedback to Students in Large Cohorts in Science for the amount of $35000. What a fantastic achievement!

Our own A/Prof. Renae Ryan along with A/Prof. Kirsten Black, who is the Joint Head of Discipline Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, and Victoria Cook, a 2nd year Medical Student, have had their article The hidden curriculum in surgery says it’s not for women published in The Conversation. Congratulations on your achievement!