2012 News archive

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December 2012
Congratulations to A/Professor Hans Zoellner for his successful ADIA Research Award   View Summary
18 December 2012
Hans_Zoellner_thumbnailPlease join the Dean in offering warm congratulations to Associate Professor Hans Zoellner for his successful ADIA Research Award.
Read about ground breaking research being carried out by Dr Luiz Bertassoni.    View Summary
10 December 2012
Luiz_Bertassoni_thumbnailUnder invitation of the Harvard-MIT division of health sciences and technology Dr Bertassoni leads some of the most prominent endeavours in tissue engineering in his laboratory and contributing to the development of leading technologies and their implementation in dentistry.
November 2012
Teaching@Sydney - Graduate Certificate triumph   View Summary
14 November 2012
Graduate_Cert_triumph_thumbnailGraduate Certificate Triumph for Dr Susie Dracopolous' video for the Graduate Certificate project, recently featured in the November issue of the ITL News Bulletin.
Fun, Fare & Future Alumni 2013   View Summary
5 November 2012
Fun_Fair_Alumni2013_thumbnailThe University of Sydney's alumni community is a valuable resource for students who have much to benefit from their experience. Fun, Fare & Future Alumni is a hospitality program connecting current international and local students with alumni
October 2012
Some theatrical divertissement and raise funds for Cancer Research   View Summary
28 October 2012
Love_Life_and_Teeth_thumbnailFor some theatrical divertissement why not get a group together for a wonderful evening and raise funds for Cure Cancer Research.
Caries Management and the 'No Drill Clinic'   View Summary
23 October 2012
Wendell_ThumbnailUnder the watchful supervision of Wendell Evans the No Drills Clinic received national attention. Read the 'Bite' article.
Thank You to All Supporters of the Faculty of Dentistry   View Summary
22 October 2012
ThankYou_2012_thumbnailOn behalf of all staff and students of the Faculty I wish to thank all supporters of the faculty.
Congratulations awardees of Undergraduate Research Grants 2012/13   View Summary
22 October 2012
scholarships_thumbnailPlease join me in congratulating three BDent 3 students for having been awarded an Undergraduate Australian Dental Research Foundation Inc Research grant.
Active Academics   View Summary
18 October 2012
Rugby2012_thumbnailDentistry started their rugby campaign in earnest against Vet Science on 14 September 2012. However, their preparation started long before - in early 2011, when a group of students, many of who had never played Rugby before, came together and trained the house down under the guidance of BDent3 student, Tom Shumack, and Dr Neil Peppitt.
Hearty praise at the 52nd Annual meeting, Australia, NZ and Oceania division, at the Fiji IADR.   View Summary
16 October 2012
Ramesh_thumbnailFinal year Bachelor of Dentistry students, Ramesh Harichandran, Amelia Fernandes, Lora Banicevic and Jasmine Aurora competed against winners from all States in Australia, NZ and Oceania, to win the Colgate Travel Grant to present their collaborative research (with A/Professor Wendell Evans, A/Professor Peter Duckmanton and Dr Michelle Heffernan), at the International Association for Dental Research meeting in Seattle Washington, in March 2013.
IADR October 2012 Newsletter   View Summary
10 October 2012
IADR_thumbnailCatch up with the latest news and information from IADR.
Success at the IADR Conference for Dr Christina Adler.   View Summary
10 October 2012
Christina_Adler_ThumbnailPlease join me as I proudly congratulate Christina Adler for receiving the award for the Senior Division of the Australia/NZ/Pacific Division poster presentation at the IADR conference recently held in Fiji.
Fourth Edition of the Faculty Newsletter - Encompass   View Summary
5 October 2012
Encompass_4Th_Edition_ThumbnailEncompass - Fourth edition of our Faculty Newsletter is released.
September 2012
Roland Bryant Cup Timetable   View Summary
12 September 2012
RB_Cup_thumbnailAn invitation to one and all to attend one or all events in the Roland Bryant Cup being played this weekend on our home turf.
IADR Colgate Travel Grant   View Summary
6 September 2012
Ramesh_thumbnailPlease join the Dean in congratulating BDent student, Ramesh Harishandran, who was invited to the IADR Australia/New Zealand Divisional Conference in Fiji this month to present his research.
SUDA invites you...   View Summary
5 September 2012
SUDA_thumbnailSUDA invites you...
Paper on the rural placement program   View Summary
5 September 2012
rural_thumbnailCongratulations to Professor Andy Blinkhorn and George Johnson on the acceptance of their third paper to be published in the European Dental Journal on the rural placement program.
4th World Implant Orthodontic Conference -Sydney   View Summary
5 September 2012
wioc_thumbnailYou are invited to the 4th World Implant Orthodontic Conference (WIOC) to be held in Sydney from 10-13 October 2012 with the theme: "Paradigm Shift with TADS… Too good to be true?"
July 2012
Invitation to the Faculty of Dentistry Alumni Cocktail   View Summary
23 July 2012
Alumni_Invite_thumbnailPlease mingle with your colleagues and friends as Dean Chris Peck and DASUS President, Dr Meredith Owen, introduce special guest alumnus Dr Allan Stewart, the 1-in-8 billion alumni whose thirst for knowledge won him worldwide acclaim as he became the oldest alumni to graduate from university.
June 2012
Information night videos now available online   View Summary
6 June 2012
Professor Chris PeckRecordings from the "Study Medicine and Dentistry" information night on May 23 2012 are now available online.
May 2012
Peru Dental volunteer project 2012   View Summary
30 May 2012
Peru_thumbnailPeru Charity Foundation Inc, (NGO) welcomes Australian volunteers to provide free health care for up to 1000 kids and 250 adults in these communities living in the poorest region in Peru.
A Seminar on the Future of Oral Health    View Summary
14 May 2012
Manish_thumbnailOn a Friday in April we welcomed 24 Dentistry alumni to the lecture theatre at the Sydney Dental Hospital for the first in a series of occasional seminars to showcase some of the leading research.
Pre- and post-placement perceptions of a clinical rural placement program in NSW   View Summary
14 May 2012
George Johnson thumbnailFaculty staff and rural placement supervisors' pre- and post-placement perceptions of a clinical rural placement program in NSW Australia.
Outstanding athletes and scholars - David Thode   View Summary
14 May 2012
Thode_thumbnailAlthough we are all focussed on achieving the goal of getting through the challenges that are posed by studying Dentistry, having a different passion to focus on can make the achievement easier, and also keep you sane.
Alumni support for Dental Museum   View Summary
14 May 2012
Museum_thumbnailAlong with his graduating class of '53 Associate Professor Peter Barnard has been extremely active and generous by donating towards the resurgence of our Dental museum
Work/life balance, or, combining passions   View Summary
4 May 2012
RB_Cup_2011_thumbnailFootball (soccer) has been a long time passion of mine. I began to play competitively at the age of four and now twenty years since I first kicked a ball, I am still yet to miss a season...
Students experience dentistry in a Transylvanian orphanage   View Summary
1 May 2012
Transylvania_thumbnailOctober 2011 saw Dr Eszter Kalotay combine her fourth annual visit for voluntary work at the Saint Francis Foundation with an invitation to three BDent 3 students, Andy Lam, Chris Xu and Shannon He, and one BDent4 student, Judy Liu, to join her in the Transylvanian orphanage for their elective placement program.
April 2012
Book Launch: ORAL REHABILITATION a case-based approach   View Summary
28 April 2012
Iven_Klineberg_thumbnailThirty years of intensive research and close association with peers saw the emergence of Professor Iven Klineberg and Diane Kingston's collaborative work on Oral Rehabilitation.
2012 IADR Aubrey Sheiham Award for Distinguished Research   View Summary
27 April 2012
Prof_Blinkhorn_thumbnailWe were proud to learn that Professor Anthony Blinkhorn and his co-authors, KM Milsom, T Walsh, HV Worthington, P Kearney-Mitchell, H Whitehead and M Tickle, were recently awarded the 2012 IADR Aubrey Sheiham Award.
Success on the road to a career in oral health   View Summary
26 April 2012
jacinda_thumbnailAs a mature-age student with no Higher School Certificate (HSC), Jacinda Matthews had been concerned before starting her university studies in oral health about whether she would be able to keep up with other students who had come straight from high school. Last month she celebrated her graduation.
March 2012
Encompass - "Class Notes"   View Summary
24 March 2012
encompass_thumbnailWe are considering a new section in the Faculty newsletter 'Encompass' to be called 'Class Notes'.
Occasional Address by Professor Clive Wright   View Summary
23 March 2012
Prof_Clive_Wright_thumbnailProfessor Clive Wright's occasional address given in the Great Hall on Friday 16 March 2012.
Postgraduate Roundtable Event Toolkit    View Summary
22 March 2012
Roundtable_toolkit_thumbnailWelcome to the Postgraduate Roundtable Event Toolkit. This toolkit contains a number of elements to help you promote your event
Encompass Issue 2 is now available   View Summary
9 March 2012
encompass thumbnailThe Faculty of Dentistry Newsletter encompass Issue 2 is now available
BOH1 2012 student welcome   View Summary
2 March 2012
BOH2012_welcome_thumbnailYears 2 and 3 BOH students welcomed our new BOH1 students entering the course in 2012.
February 2012
Dentistry participation in the University Compass Program   View Summary
2 February 2012
compass_thumbnailOur Faculty has a tradition to showcase the BOH and BDent Dentistry courses under the Compass program in the University Compass Events.
One in 10 children aged five has rotting teeth   View Summary
2 February 2012
Amit_thumbnail'One in 10 children aged five has rotting teeth' A report in The Australian.
January 2012
BDent Student research highlights that poor oral health plays a major role in child health problems   View Summary
18 January 2012
Dina_thumbnailBDent Graduand, Dina Bedros, has recently had her student research, "Child and family health nurses' experiences of oral health of preschool children: a qualitative approach" published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry.
BDent Graduates Publish in the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry   View Summary
17 January 2012
Amit_thumbnailA significant achievement by BDent 4 Honours students, Matthew Lewis and Michelle McNab, was proudly announced today by their supervisor, Dr Amit Arora.