2010 News archive

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December 2010
ASORC tribute to Trevor Hawkins   View Summary
6 December 2010
The Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors ("ASORC") President's tribute letter
November 2010
Thank you to everyone who attended graduation November 2010   View Summary
30 November 2010
GraduationMany health sciences academics were in attendance to personally congratulate graduates at the ceremony held on Friday 26 November
Health Science eChristmas Card   View Summary
30 November 2010
eChristmas CardSetup and send the Health Sciences eChristmas Card
Peter Dunlop Memorial OHS Award 2010   View Summary
22 November 2010
Greg Gaal from Faculty of Health Sciences has been announced the winner for 2010
CIS team raises $3785 at Pink Ribbon Morning Tea   View Summary
10 November 2010
Staff and Students generously support fundraiser held at Cumberland Campus.
Ride to work day 2010   View Summary
5 November 2010
Ride to work day20 cycling staff and students from Cumberland Campus came together for the annual Ride to work day 2010.
October 2010
Salute Staff Awards 2010   View Summary
26 October 2010
awardAnother year is almost over and we are proud to announce that the SALUTE! Professional Staff Awards are back.
EOIs sought: Mentoring for NHMRC & ARC Grant Writing    View Summary
22 October 2010
writing pad and penExpressions of Interest (EOI) are sought for participants in a new Faculty initiative that aims to help researchers improve their grant writing technique. Participants will work with a team of Faculty researchers who have demonstrated consistent and recent success in winning NHMRC or ARC grants.
Discussion sessions about FHS Strategic Plan 2011-2015    View Summary
8 October 2010
towerFHS is commencing the strategic planning process to develop a Strategic Plan for the next 5 years
September 2010
Congratulations to Dr Colleen Canning   View Summary
29 September 2010
Co-op Bookshop logoDr Colleen Canning has been named as the 2010 winner of the University Co-operative Bookshop Excellence in Teaching and Community Award
August 2010
Relaxation and Meditation Sessions for Staff   View Summary
12 August 2010
relaxation and meditation classWhat is the purpose of relaxation and meditation?
Survey: Strategic Plan and White Paper All-Staff Forum (Cumberland Campus)   View Summary
9 August 2010
seeking feedback from recent Staff Forum at Cumberland campus.
July 2010
Vice Chancellor to visit Cumberland - White paper update   View Summary
29 July 2010
towerThe Vice Chancellor will visit Cumberland to provide an update on the White Paper - 5 Aug 2010
Introducing our new Acting Associate Dean R&I   View Summary
21 July 2010
staff showcaseProfessor Mark Williams has recently taken up the position of Acting Associate Dean - Research and Innovation.
June 2010
Karen James presents on pilot clinical program   View Summary
22 June 2010
speech pathology australia logoClinical Educator in the Discipline of Speech Pathology, Karen James presents on a pilot clinical education program that brings together speech pathologists, psychologists and teachers to assist teenagers with behavioural problems
18 June 2010
fhs towerAbout the new website staff profiles
University Rules Amendments   View Summary
10 June 2010
senate sitting All staff should note the amendments to the following rules as approved by the Senate of the University of Sydney.
University of Pretoria honorary doctoral degree awarded to A/Prof Mpofu   View Summary
4 June 2010
Professor MpofuAssociate Professor Elias Mpofu was awarded an honorary doctoral degree - Doctor Educationis (honoris causa) (DEd) - by the prestigious University of Pretoria in South Africa at a graduation ceremony held at the end of April.
May 2010
FHS Awards Night Celebrating a Promising Future    View Summary
28 May 2010
Awards NightHeld at McLaurin Hall, the event themed Celebrating a promising future, attracted approximately 300 guests and acknowledged over 80 award recipients
Staff Showcase - Simone Holt   View Summary
28 May 2010
Simone HoltIntroducing Simone Holt, Indigenous Student Recruitment and Support Officer.
Online Survey: Indigenous Reconciliation and Inclusion    View Summary
4 May 2010
online surveyThe University of Sydney is committed to creating an environment in which the rich and diverse cultures of Indigenous Australians are known, promoted and celebrated.
April 2010
Associate Professor Mpofu awarded Rehabilitation Educator of the Year   View Summary
23 April 2010
Elias MpofuElias Mpofu was recognised as the 2010 Educator of the Year by the US NCRE
Health Sciences Staff Showcase - Margaret Scott   View Summary
22 April 2010
staff showcaseStaff Showcase - Margaret Scott, Director, Indigenous Health Studies
Associate Professor Roger Stancliffe wins US Research Award   View Summary
13 April 2010
prizeRoger Stancliffe and his colleagues to be awarded the prestigious NARRTC Best Paper Award
Julien Periard wins the prestigious Young Investigator Award at the ESSA/SDA Conference   View Summary
13 April 2010
jpJulien Periard wins the prestigious Young Investigator Award at the ESSA/SDA Conference
March 2010
Staff Showcase : Dr Cate Madill   View Summary
31 March 2010
staff showcaseDr. Cate Madill, Lecturer - Speech Pathology
Prime Minister Rudd opens new PET scanner at RNSH   View Summary
26 March 2010
Prime Minister Rudd and Prof Dale BaileyThe Faculty of Health Sciences' Professor Dale Bailey was among those who greeted Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Maxine McKew MP at the official opening of Northern Sydney Central Coast Health's first PET scanner at Royal North Shore Hospital this week.
Staff Showcase: Dr David Anderson   View Summary
24 March 2010
staff showcaseDr. David Anderson - Senior Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Science
Staff Showcase: Annie McCluskey   View Summary
15 March 2010
staff showcaseDr. Annie McCluskey, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Occupational Therapy
Staff Showcase : Patricia Weerakoon   View Summary
8 March 2010
staff showcaseDirector, Graduate Program in Sexual Health
Staff Showcase: Professor Mark Williams   View Summary
3 March 2010
staff showcaseProfessor Mark Williams joins the discipline of Exercise and Sport Science this academic year.
Changes to the after-hours bus service   View Summary
1 March 2010
busThe Faculty has made arrangement for the after-hours courtesy bus to be extended to 10 pm and is seeking your feedback on preferred routes.
A Quick Guide to key Faculty Contacts   View Summary
1 March 2010
phoneHelp map for quick reference to staff contacts
February 2010
Staff Showcase: Carl Sokkar   View Summary
24 February 2010
carl sokkarCarl Sokkar, Associate Lecturer and Clinical Educator in Speech Pathology, was the winner of the 2009 Clinical Education Teaching Award.
January 2010
Congratulations to Dr. Roger Bourne   View Summary
22 January 2010
roger bourneThe Faculty of Health Sciences wishes to congratulate Dr Roger Bourne, Lecturer of Medical Radiation Sciences, for the successful publication of his book Fundamentals of Digital Imaging in Medicine.
Amendment to Student Appeals against Academic Decisions Rule    View Summary
20 January 2010
Senate sittingThe Senate of the University of Sydney has approved amendments to the Student Appeals Against Academic Decisions Rule 2006