2014 News archive

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December 2014
Filling the gap in oral health care   View Summary
9 December 2014
woman looking through microscopeA recent gift to the University of Sydney's Faculty of Dentistry and Charles Perkins Centre will allow the University to push the boundaries of our understanding of dental and systemic health and find new ways to prevent chronic disease.
September 2014
Celebrating Women in Dentistry 2014   View Summary
4 September 2014
WID_2014_thumbnailOn August 15 the Sydney University Dental Association (SUDA) and the Alumni Society of The University of Sydney (DASUS) partnered with the Recent Graduates Committee of the Australian Dental Associations (NSW Branch) to host the 2014 Women in Dentistry Cocktail Evening.
August 2014
Celebrating 110 years of Sydney Dental Hospital   View Summary
6 August 2014
110 year celebrationsThe Sydney Dental Hospital, the only dental hospital of its kind in NSW, is a centre of excellence that throughout its history has been a key driver in shaping oral health and dental care in Australia. For 110 years it has been a home to employees, students and most importantly, patients.
July 2014
Initiative and Engagement - The 2014 'Big Picture Program'.   View Summary
23 July 2014
Big_Picture_tour_thumbnailOn Tuesday July 8, 30 students from high schools across NSW, ACT, QLD and New Zealand were given a tour of clinical facilities at the Sydney Dental hospital as part of the `Big Picture Program'
Bachelor of Oral Health Students involved in Sydney's Homeless Connect Program   View Summary
22 July 2014
Homeless_Connect_thumbnailOn 3 June 2014 Sydney Town Hall hosted the third annual Homeless Connect where Faculty of Dentistry staff and students joined other health professions in providing much needed basic oral health advice and free dental products.
A step closer to bio-printing transplantable tissues and organs.   View Summary
8 July 2014
Luiz_Bertassoni_thumbnailResearchers have made a giant leap towards the goal of 'bio-printing' transplantable tissues and organs for people affected by major diseases and trauma injuries, a new study reports.
5th Anniversary of the Roland Bryant Cup   View Summary
6 July 2014
RB_Cup_thumbnailMarking the 5th anniversary of the Roland Bryant Cup, on May 3rd it was Charles Sturt University's turn to make the trip to Sydney for a day of healthy sporting competition against their University of Sydney dental counterparts.
June 2014
Project Contract: Greater Metro ICTN   View Summary
12 June 2014
scholarship thumbnailThe Dean is pleased to announce the successful application for a Health Education & Training Institute (HETI) NSW Government Health Workforce Australia for the exciting research project ""Interprofessional Clinical Supervisor Network Website and Conference" proposed by lead researcher, Dr Tania Gerzina.
Dentistry Class of 88 Gala Reunion and launch of the Class of 88 Simulation Equipment Appeal.   View Summary
6 June 2014
BDS88_thumbnailGraduates from the class of 1988 celebrated 26 years of practice with a gala dinner on Saturday 10 May in MacLaurin Hall.The Dean launched the Class of 88 Simulation Equipment Appeal at the reunion dinner and invited everyone to try out the equipment.
May 2014
Dentistry Big Picture Tour   View Summary
30 May 2014
writing with penRegister your interest to participate in a tour of the Sydney Dental Hospital. Meet current students and find out what studying dentistry is really like.
Medicine and Health Careers & Research Fair   View Summary
21 May 2014
StudentGet practical career tips and advice from people working in a wide variety of disciplines in medicine, public health, health and medical research. 21 May. 4pm.
Medicine and Dentistry Information Evening   View Summary
7 May 2014
StudentWant to study graduate medicine or dentistry? Come along to our information evening to find out about the admissions process and chat to current students. 7 May, 6pm.
April 2014
High Praise for Final Year BDent student's healing hands   View Summary
15 April 2014
Jess_Martinez_thumbnailJessamine Martinez received high praise whilst on rural placement with colleagues in the Central Tablelands.
February 2014
Second annual Alumni vs Students Indoor Soccer Game   View Summary
20 February 2014
Indoor_Soccer_20142nd annual Alumni vs Students Indoor Soccer Game - 7pm at the Sydney University Sports & Aquatic Centre.
Report on the 60-year Reunion of the Graduating Year of 1953   View Summary
20 February 2014
60th_reunion_thumbnailThanks to the indefatigable spirits and energy of their colleague, Peter Barnard, this lively cohort meets regularly to share anecdotes and snippets of their professional and personal lives.
Appointment to the Alumni Council of the University of Sydney   View Summary
11 February 2014
Max_Guazzato_thumbnailPlease join the Dean in offering our gratitude and warm thanks to now-retired member of the Alumni Council, Adjunct A/Prof Norton Duckmanton and congratulate A/Prof Massimiliano (Max) Guazzato being successfully nominated on the Alumni Council.