2009 News archive

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December 2009
Placement Program with Western Region DADHC   View Summary
16 December 2009
physioThe Faculty has successfully negotiated with the Western Region of the Department of Disability and Homecare (DADHC) to establish a placement program for up to twelve final year students to take up clinical studies in Dubbo in 2010.
Congratulations! To the winners of the Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching Awards.   View Summary
14 December 2009
awardsThese awards are recognition of the skill that each teacher applies to their teaching.
Salute awards announced   View Summary
14 December 2009
salute awardsThe Dean, Professor Gwynneth Llewellyn presented the 2009 Salute awards at the Faculty Christmas party.
Staff Card Benefits   View Summary
9 December 2009
staff benifitsBenefits for December and Special Discounts for Cumberland Staff
November 2009
Congratulations to Associate Professor Michelle Lincoln   View Summary
24 November 2009
A/Prof Michelle LincolnThe Faculty would like to extend our congratulations to Associate Professor Michelle Lincoln, who in the last six months has had some exceptional achievements which reflect her outstanding leadership in service to the university as well as in teaching and research.
FHS Electronic Christmas Card 2009   View Summary
23 November 2009
e cardAs a part of the Facutly's Sustainable Campus initiative, this year we will be providing an E-Christmas Card for distribution.
Staff Welcome - Professor Mark Williams   View Summary
17 November 2009
Mark WilliamsThe Faculty of Health Sciences welcomes Mark Williams, Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
NHMRC & ARC Grant success   View Summary
12 November 2009
certificate of achievementCongratulations to our members of Faculty who were successful in the recent NHMRC and ARC funding rounds.
30th Anniversary Year Feedback portal    View Summary
3 November 2009
30th anniversary logoWe welcome ideas - big and small - about how we can now engage more closely with our alumni, our professional associations and other stakeholders in moving forward
Our 30th Anniversary bash- truly a day to remember   View Summary
3 November 2009
Dean's welcome at Anniversary celebrationsOur 30th Anniversary celebrations were bigger and better than even we could have imagined.
October 2009
NHMRC Partnership for Better Health grant success   View Summary
27 October 2009
successCongratulations to Health Sciences' Professor Craig Veitch, Associate Professor Michelle Lincoln, Professor Anita Bundy and Professor Richard Madden.
Breast Cancer Research Group Pink Breakfast   View Summary
27 October 2009
ribbonBreast Cancer Research Group raises over $2000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation
From the Deans Desk   View Summary
22 October 2009
DeanDeans Desk Newsletter October 2009
30th Anniversary Celebrations- 10 Days to go!   View Summary
20 October 2009
30th 30th Anniversary Celebrations All Staff Briefing Session
Breast Cancer Research Group Pink Ribbon Sausage Sizzle   View Summary
16 October 2009
breast cancer research groupThe Breast Cancer Research Group will be holding a Pink Ribbon Sausage Sizzle Breakfast on Wednesday, 21 October.
Faculty curriculum to frame the future: Leadership in people-oriented health care   View Summary
14 October 2009
workshopStaff workshop stimulates discussion on faculty curriculum framework, new directions in the delivery of clinical education, and interprofessional learning.
17 days to go - 30th Anniversary Celebrations   View Summary
13 October 2009
30 Years'The final countdown' - 30th Anniversary update
Staff are invited to the Sustainable Solutions Lecture   View Summary
8 October 2009
substainable solutionsThe Institute for Sustainable Solutions invites you to attend a lecture by Dr Derek Yach, Senior Vice President of Global Health Policy at PepsiCo.
SALUTE! STAFF AWARDS 2009    View Summary
6 October 2009
congratulationsIt's time to nominate your peers for the 2009 Salute Awards
September 2009
Teaching Allocation For 2010   View Summary
24 September 2009
classroomThe Academic Workload Working Party is keen to share their ideas and recommendations with the Faculty through a series of consultations in the week beginning Monday, 5 October.
Election of Academic Staff Members of the Faculty of Health Sciences to the Academic Board 2009    View Summary
21 September 2009
University of Sydney crestNOTICE is hereby given that elections of academic staff to the Academic Board will be held on 4 November 2009
Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching Awards   View Summary
21 September 2009
awardsCongratulations to the winners of the Semester 1, 2009, Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching Awards
Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Mayes   View Summary
16 September 2009
Dr. Rachel MayesCongratulations to Dr Rachel Mayes, FHS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, for her recently having her thesis published as a book, "Becoming Mother - The experiences of women with intellectual disabilities".
New Head of Discipline, BSSH   View Summary
10 September 2009
Prof Glennys HowarthProfessor Glennys Howarth has been appointed as the new Head of Discipline for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health, effective 28 September 2009
For information pertaining to the National Health Workforce Taskforce (NHWT)    View Summary
7 September 2009
radiographerTo stay up to date with information on the National Health Workforce Taskforce (NHWT) we encourage staff to visit www.nhwt.gov.au
Congratulations on USE Results for Semester 1, 2009   View Summary
3 September 2009
shaking handsCongratulations are extended to the following Unit of Study Coordinators for achieving outstanding results in their Unit of Study Evaluations for S1, 2009.
Feedback wanted on new learning and teaching role descriptors   View Summary
1 September 2009
apple and booksA draft discussion paper that attempts to reconceptualise and specify learning and teaching roles is avaliable for comment.
A/Prof Mpofu publishes new rehabilitation assessment text    View Summary
1 September 2009
A/Prof MpofuCongratulations to A/Prof Elias Mpofu for his new text titled 'Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines.'
August 2009
Faculty of Health Sciences 30th Anniversary and Reunion   View Summary
27 August 2009
30th logoThe Faculty's 30th Anniversary and Reunion is fast approaching and we encourage all staff to get onboard with the activities and promotions.
New Associate Dean Staff Development   View Summary
25 August 2009
Professor Deborah BlackFrom Monday 24 August 2009, the Associate Dean Staff Development will be Professor Deborah Black.
Evaluation of Units of Study through the USE in Semester 2 2009   View Summary
25 August 2009
Cumberland towerAs was the case in Semester 1, the Faculty will be managing the organisation of the Unit of Study Evaluations (USEs) for Semester 2.
Notice of Meeting   View Summary
21 August 2009
MeetingNotice is hereby given of the upcoming faculty meeting
Applying for Special Studies Program Leave    View Summary
20 August 2009
Application formA great benefit of an academic appointment is the opportunity to engage in Special Studies Program (SSP or sabbatical).
Seeking your feedback on Staff Central   View Summary
12 August 2009
Keyboard keysThe Staff Central Steering Committee is seeking your feedback to help us improve the useability of the Intranet and ensure that it is in line with staff needs.
Call for nominations - Election of five graduate Fellows of Senate    View Summary
10 August 2009
voting formNOTICE is hereby given that an election of five Fellows of the Senate by and from the graduates of the University of Sydney will be held on 11 November 2009.
Faculty of Health Sciences Review of Specialist Master's   View Summary
10 August 2009
towerCommittee now seeks submissions from the Faculty.
David Copperfield conjures therapeutic magic at the University   View Summary
7 August 2009
David CopperfieldGlobally-renowned magician David Copperfield will visit the University of Sydney this Saturday August 8 to help launch a program that uses magic to encourage therapeutic rehabilitation among the disabled and handicapped
Leading the way in educating the next generation of health professionals   View Summary
4 August 2009
The Dean, Gwynnyth LlewellynThe Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is leading the way in moving towards a graduate model of allied health education in line with national and international developments.
July 2009
Strategic Planning Survey for the University    View Summary
28 July 2009
University coat of armsThank you to those who are participating in strategic planning forums held by the Faculty as part of the University-wide strategic planning process.
Welcome to Professor Glennys Howarth    View Summary
22 July 2009
Professsor Glennys HowarthProfessor Glennys Howarth joins the Faculty this month.
Call for nominations - election of student Fellows of Senate   View Summary
22 July 2009
elections paperNotice is hereby given that an election of one Fellor of Senate by and from the undergraduate students, and one Fellow of Senate by and from the postgraduate students will be held on 8 October 2009.
Phillipa Harrington retires after 24 years at Cumberland   View Summary
17 July 2009
phillipa harringtonAfter 24 years in a variety of roles across the Faculty, Phillipa Harrington says good-bye to Cumberland.
Second University Strategic Plan Meeting    View Summary
16 July 2009
Professor Kathryn RefshaugeFollowing the initial meeting on July 9, we would like to give you another opportunity to provide your feedback on the University Strategic Plan
Review of Specialist Masters Degrees within the Faculty of Health Sciences   View Summary
13 July 2009
DeanThe Review of Specialist Masters Degrees is now underway and the Committee is seeking ideas and input from across the Faculty.
Great deals for staff on Cumberland Campus   View Summary
9 July 2009
Usyd Staff CardStaff Card Benefits provide great deals for Cumberland Campus staff.
University Strategic Plan Survey: Staff Consultation Process   View Summary
7 July 2009
Professor Kathryn RefshaugeStaff Forum this Thursday, 9 July at 12pm in S102
Indigenous Community Volunteers pilot up and running   View Summary
6 July 2009
Indigenous childrenAs recently detailed on the FHS website, a new Internship project developed by Indigenous Community Volunteers is helping to facilitate FHS student placements in Indigenous communities.
Rotary awards Jo Ragen for her contribution to community   View Summary
3 July 2009
Jo RagenSenior Research Associate, Jo Ragen was awarded an International Rotary medal at an award ceremony.
Prizes and Scholarships under Review   View Summary
2 July 2009
PrizeFHS prizes and scholarships are currently under review
June 2009
Campus Rewards for just $49.95   View Summary
29 June 2009
Campus Rewards logoA tailored membership package for Cumberland Campus Staff for Semester 2 2009 is now available!
Bharati Jayachandran: 20 years of service   View Summary
29 June 2009
Bharati Jayachandran retires as Manager of Student CentralAfter 20 years of service to the Faculty, Bharati Jayachandran retires as Manager of Student Central
Graduate Program in Sexual Health receives excellence award   View Summary
25 June 2009
Dr Patricia WeerakoonThe program has received the World Association for Sexual Health 2009 Award for Excellence & Innovation in Sexuality Education.
Professor Short presents at Indonesian Institute of Sciences   View Summary
19 June 2009
Professor Stephanie ShortProfessor Stephanie Short accepted an invitation to present a research paper to the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) on Wednesday 3 June in Jakarta.
Behavioural & Social Sciences Review    View Summary
19 June 2009
The Behavioural & Social Sciences Review is now underway, with workshops scheduled between 30th June and 2nd July for invited staff members and external stakeholders.
Need a new look for Winter?   View Summary
19 June 2009
Christine FairchildChristine Fairchild, Student Adviser, demonstrates the versatility of the Faculty's unique teal colour.
Community and Clinicians Expert Advisory Council    View Summary
12 June 2009
Jenny AlisonCongratulations to Associate Professor Jenny Allison who has been appointed as a member of the Community and Clinicians Expert Advisory Council.
May 2009
Research Recognition: Associate Professor Kirrie Ballard   View Summary
21 May 2009
A/Prof Kirrie BallardA/Prof Kirrie Ballard is co-author of an article published in the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology which won the 2008 editor's prize.
Congratulations to our Brown and Thompson Fellows   View Summary
20 May 2009
Congratulations certificateCongratulations to Brown and Thompson Fellows Dr Helen O'Connor and Associate Professor Lindy Clemson.
Senate - Declaration of Election   View Summary
20 May 2009
Senate sittingElection of four fellows by and from academic staff and one fellow by and from the non-academic staff.
New Yoorang Garang website   View Summary
14 May 2009
Idigenous artworkThe new website for the Yoorang Garrang Indigenous Student Support Unit went has been launched this month.
Teaching Allocation for Semester 2, 2009   View Summary
14 May 2009
classroomDiscussions are underway with course coordinators and HoDs to finalise teaching allocations for Semester 2.
Changes to University Rules   View Summary
12 May 2009
The Quadrangle, CamperdownSection 6 of the University's By-law requires amendments to Rules to be displayed on all official University noticeboards
Message from the Dean   View Summary
5 May 2009
The Dean, Gwynnyth LlewellynNominations for Faculty positions
Prize Night 2009   View Summary
1 May 2009
Prize Night logoPrize Night 2009 will be held on the evening of Thursday 21 May.
April 2009
FHS Services & Facilities Management Review   View Summary
30 April 2009
Cumberland towerAs a result of the review of the Faculty's Facilities and Service team, we are currently developing a Services Catalogue.
Election of Staff Representatives to Faculty Committees   View Summary
24 April 2009
electionsElection of Staff Representatives to Faculty Committees
Faculty Forum - Monday 11 May   View Summary
23 April 2009
Associate Professor, Martin ThompsonAll staff members are encouraged to attend the Faculty Forum on the Academic Board Review.
Learning & Teaching - Small TIES grants   View Summary
17 April 2009
FHS LT DirectorCongratulations to the following staff who have been successful in obtaining a Small TIES grant for 2009.
Pollinate Graduate Entry Master's Workshop   View Summary
16 April 2009
Professor Anita BundyA group of representatives from across the Faculty met with market research agency Pollinate, to discuss the opportunities and issues surrounding the development of the Graduate Entry Master's (GEM) programs.
Student Disability Liaison Officers at FHS   View Summary
15 April 2009
Group of studentsSDLOs are members of academic or professional staff who have volunteered for the position and have been appointed by the Dean of Faculty. We are now seeking 5 SDLOs for the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Review of behavioural and social sciences   View Summary
15 April 2009
Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Dean, Faculty of Health SciencesMessage from the Dean regarding a review of behavioural and social sciences in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
FHS Alumni Awards now open   View Summary
14 April 2009
Gwynnyth LlewellynNominations are now open for our new Faculty of Health Sciences Alumni Awards.
Senate Elections Notice 2   View Summary
6 April 2009
Senate sittingNominations received for Senate Elections 2009
Chinese delegation visits Cumberland   View Summary
6 April 2009
Sun Yat-Sen University logoA delegation from Sun Yat-Sen University in China's Guangdong Province recently visited the Faculty.
New Student Awards   View Summary
6 April 2009
Steve CummingHere at FHS we recognise the value that talented students bring to our faculty. We have added to our existing award scheme to ensure we celebrate our student's achievements and create the impact they deserve.
New commencements    View Summary
3 April 2009
WelcomeThe Faculty would like to welcome the following academics staff members to their new positions.
March 2009
Election of Staff Representatives to Faculty Committees Now Open   View Summary
30 March 2009
Election formNominations for staff representatives to Faculty Committees are now open.
Work and Health Research Team member attends health inequalities research retreat   View Summary
30 March 2009
Michael QuinlanMichael Quinlan, a Visiting Professor in the Work and Health Research Team, was one of three researchers invited to a attend annual retreat of the Australian Health Inequalities Program.
Senate Elections 2009   View Summary
18 March 2009
The University QuadrangleStaff of the University of Sydney are advised that an election of four Fellows of Senate by and from the academic staff and an election of one Fellow of Senate by and from the non-academic staff of the University will be held on 14 May 2009.
Getting yourself heard across the Faculty   View Summary
13 March 2009
Scott AveryHave you experienced issues with communication across the Faculty? We now have a suite of new communication tools which give you an alternative to email and the FHS Bulletin.
Meet your new student ambassadors   View Summary
11 March 2009
Student ambassadors at O weekIn 2009 the Faculty welcomes 33 new undergraduate student ambassadors.
Welcome Professor Stephanie Short   View Summary
4 March 2009
Professor Stephanie ShortStephanie Short, Professor of Health Sciences
Welcome Dr Alex Broom   View Summary
4 March 2009
Dr Alex Broom joins FHS as Senior Lecturer in Psycho Social Aspects in Health Care.
February 2009
Anne Marks announced Usyd Lecturer of the Year   View Summary
27 February 2009
Anne MarksUni Jobs recently announced the Lecturer of the Year 2008 awards (www.lectureroftheyear.com.au).
From the Dean's Desk   View Summary
19 February 2009
The Dean at her deskFebruary newsletter update from the Dean's Desk.
Neurological, cardiopulmonary and paediatric physiotherapy streams withdrawn from offer for 2009   View Summary
18 February 2009
Neurological, cardiopulmonary and paediatric physiotherapy streams withdrawn from offer for 2009
Problems logging into Staff Central Workgroups   View Summary
18 February 2009
Person on computerDirections for accessing and logging into Staff Central Workgroups
Grant Success $4,699,984   View Summary
10 February 2009
Associate Professor Glen DavisCongratulations to Glen Davis for successful Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative Grant
January 2009
Welcoming our 2009 undergraduate students   View Summary
29 January 2009
Leith with a new OT studentOver an extremely busy four day period, 1000 new students are expected to pass through our doors.
Applying for Academic Promotion Faculty Forum   View Summary
27 January 2009
Associate Professor Gerrard SullivanApplying for Academic Promotion Faculty Forum 11am Tuesday 3 February Obtain tips on how to plan an academic career
Welcome Christine Longworth   View Summary
15 January 2009
Christine LongworthWelcome Christine Longworth to FHS
Info Day Thank You   View Summary
8 January 2009
Info DayInfo Day Thank You