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  • Dental students run the City2Surf to raise funds for dental service charity[23 August 2016]


    This year, the City2Surf saw 80,000 entrants take part in the popular annual Sydney race, with 40 of those being Sydney University Dental Association (SUDA) Faculty of Dentistry students. More

  • Newly funded research project aimed at improving dental outcomes of smokers[12 August 2016]

    New project

    Professor Heiko Spallek of the Faculty of Dentistry will represent the faculty as one of the chief investigators leading a team that will research the effects of computerised clinical decision support (CDS) systems on the delivery of smoking cessation by dentists and dental hygienists as part of a newly funded project. More

  • The Faculty of Dentistry professional, Robyn Watson to be appointed President of the IFDH[10 August 2016]

    Robyn Watson

    The Faculty of Dentistry Elective Unit of Study Coordinator, Robyn Watson has been appointed the President of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) in June 2016. More

  • Health Collaboration Challenge - Take two[4 August 2016]

    Health Team Challenge

    The University of Sydney is leading large-scale interprofessional learning. One of our goals is to better prepare students for practice. More

  • The Judith and Dr Mario Adamo Implant Innovation Scholarship[7 July 2016]


    This year, the Faculty of Dentistry will be welcoming a new endowed scholarship to encourage innovation in implant dentistry. The new scholarship is The Judith and Dr Mario Adamo Implant Innovation Scholarship. More

  • SAGE gender equality in STEMM[16 June 2016]


    The University of Sydney is participating in the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot program and is seeking students to join the SAGE Self Assessment Team (SAT) that will drive the project across campus. More

  • Charles Perkins Centre Westmead Launch[25 May 2016]

    Joerg Eberhard

    On 24 May, Chair of Lifespan Oral Health at the University, Joerg Eberhard, presented at the Charles Perkins Centre Westwead launch about the mission of his team in easing the global burden of rising health related conditions through increased oral health. More

  • Government's subsidised dental care plan cautiously welcomed[28 April 2016]

    Dental care

    The University of Sydney's Dean of Dentistry, Professor Chris Peck has cautiously welcomed the federal government's plan to spend $5 billion over four years subsidising a public dental scheme it hopes will provide treatment to more than 10 million people. More

  • Wakil donation to transform approach to health care [21 April 2016]

    Susan and Isaac Wakil

    The University of Sydney has received a $35 million gift from the Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation. In 2015 the Wakils gave an unprecedented $10.8 million to Sydney Nursing School to establish 12 annual nursing scholarships, bringing their total University giving to nearly $46 million. More

  • Cutting the risk of chronic diseases through better oral health[18 April 2016]

    Professor Jöerg Eberhard

    The University of Sydney's newly appointed Chair of Lifespan Oral Health, Professor Jöerg Eberhard has set his sights on establishing a world-class research centre dedicated to improving oral health and unraveling connections between poor oral health and major health issues such as heart attacks, stroke, vascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and poor outcomes in pregnancy. More

  • Celebrating Excellence in the Faculty-Student Awards[22 March 2016]


    On Friday 4 March 2016 the Dean, Professor Chris Peck, welcomed award winners, prize recipients and their families, donors and guests at the 2016 Faculty of Dentistry's Prize Giving Ceremony. More

  • Professor Heiko Spallek - Pro Dean[17 March 2016]


    Recently welcomed as Pro Dean in the Faculty of Dentistry, Professor Heiko Spallek has 'hit the ground running' in his specialty of dental informatics. More