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November 2017
SUPRA Supervisor of the Year Awards 2017   View Summary
17 November 2017
Nine academic staff from the Faculty of Health Sciences were nominated by their HDR students for the 2017 SUPRA Supervisor of the Year Awards held at the Holme Building, Camperdown Campus on Thursday 9 November 2017.
5 reasons to become an allied health mentor   View Summary
16 November 2017
As an allied health graduate, you have the knowledge and experience highly valuable to building this diverse community. Read our five reasons why becoming a mentor can make a real difference to the next generation of future health leaders.
October 2017
NHMRC Success   View Summary
25 October 2017
Researchers from the Faculty of Health Sciences have been awarded fellowships and are involved in two new centres of excellence under the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council funding.
6 things we discovered about studying occupational therapy   View Summary
19 October 2017
We followed second-year Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Occupational Therapy) student, Clement Lim around on a typical day on campus to ask him 15 questions about studying occupational therapy at the University of Sydney - why he chose it, what he likes about it, and what surprised him most about university life.
6 things we discovered about studying exercise and sports science    View Summary
16 October 2017
We followed second-yearBachelor of Applied Sciences (Exercise and Sports Science)student, Ali McGill around on a typical day on campus to ask her 15 questions about studying exercise and sports science at the University of Sydney - why she chose it, what she likes about it, and what surprised her most about university life.
7 reasons to study medical imaging science at the University of Sydney   View Summary
11 October 2017
Thinking about a specialist career in medical imaging science, but not sure if it's right for you? We've put together our top 7 reasons you should study medical imaging science at the University of Sydney.
10 tips to eat the Mediterranean way   View Summary
10 October 2017
What constitutes a Mediterranean diet? Health Sciences PhD researcher Sue Radd lists 10 ways you can incorporate this prevention-style diet into your daily routine.
10 reasons to study rehabilitation counselling at the University of Sydney   View Summary
3 October 2017
Thinking about a career in rehabilitation counselling, but not sure if it's right for you? We've put together our top 10 reasons to study rehabilitation counselling at the University of Sydney.
September 2017
I study physiotherapy - Andrew Adamski    View Summary
26 September 2017
Meet Andrew Adamski, Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) student, and find out why he chose his degree, what a typical day looks like at uni, and what surprised him the most about studying at the University of Sydney.
I study speech pathology - Meredith Munnoch   View Summary
26 September 2017
Meet Meredith Munnoch, Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) Honours student, and find out why she chose her degree, what a typical day looks like at uni, and what surprised her the most about studying at the University of Sydney.
I study health - Ryen Sadeque    View Summary
26 September 2017
Meet Ryen Sadeque, health student, and find out why he chose his degree, what a typical day looks like at uni, and what surprised him the most about studying at the University of Sydney.
I study diagnostic radiography - Tara Liley   View Summary
25 September 2017
Meet Tara Liley, Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) (Honours) student, and find out why she chose her degree, what a typical day looks like at uni, and what surprised her the most about studying at the University of Sydney.
I study exercise and sport science - Michele Ducquet   View Summary
25 September 2017
Meet Michele Ducquet, Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) student, and find out why she chose her degree, what a typical day looks like at uni, and what surprised her the most about studying at the University of Sydney.
I study occupational therapy - Wing Lai   View Summary
25 September 2017
Meet Wing Lai, Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) student, and find out why she chose her degree, what a typical day looks like at uni, and what surprised her the most about studying at the University of Sydney.
I study exercise physiology - Joshua Jospeh   View Summary
22 September 2017
Meet Joshua Joseph, Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology) student, and find out why he chose his degree, what a typical day looks like at uni, and what surprised him the most about studying at the University of Sydney.
August 2017
SOAR Fellows solving real world health problems   View Summary
14 August 2017
Our Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) Fellows across health have been busy in their first year furthering their research in areas such as melanoma prevention, multiple sclerosis, back pain and smoke inhalation injury treatment.
June 2017
Awards for alumni who are shaping the future of health   View Summary
8 June 2017
Four alumni have been honoured for their exceptional achievements and dedication across the allied health landscape at the annual Faculty of Health Sciences Awards ceremony.
May 2017
How to stay cool in the heat for people living with MS   View Summary
31 May 2017
We all need to look after our general wellbeing, be it through diet, exercise or lifestyle choices. However, this is especially important when you have been diagnosed with a long-term condition like multiple sclerosis.
Speech Pathology academics honoured at national awards   View Summary
31 May 2017
Three Health Sciences academics have received prestigious awards at the annual Speech Pathology Australia National Conference held on 30 May.
Celebrating World Laughter Day   View Summary
2 May 2017
We all enjoy having a laugh, but are there also health benefits to a good chuckle?
April 2017
Professor Patrick Brennan recognised for contribution to medical radiation sciences   View Summary
3 April 2017
Professor Patrick Brennan has been awarded the first ever Honorary Fellowship from the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT) for his services to medical imaging research and education.
March 2017
Belong@FHS start year on a high   View Summary
13 March 2017
The Belong@FHS peer-mentoring team have started the 2017 academic year with a win, joining forces with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to take out first place at the InterFaculty Tug-o-War.
University of Sydney ranks number one in sport, physical therapy and rehabilitation   View Summary
7 March 2017
The University of Sydney has been ranked first in the world in the 2017 QS subject rankings
February 2017
Why study the Bachelor of Science (Health)?   View Summary
24 February 2017
Beginning in 2018, the new Bachelor of Science (Health) will provide you with a thorough foundation in Health Sciences and the flexibility to undertake a second major in a range of disciplines, including arts and social sciences, commerce or science.
Physiotherapy students on placement in Vietnam   View Summary
22 February 2017
Master of Physiotherapy student Rachel Haines travelled to Vietnam for a four-week student placement with the Học Mãi foundation along with 20 other medicine and allied health students from the University of Sydney.
$6.3 million in funding for new internet-based stuttering clinic   View Summary
7 February 2017
In their third consecutive NHMRC Program Grant, three academics from Health Sciences have been awarded $6.3 million to establish the world's first internet-based clinic for stuttering.