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  • 2017 Tom Watson Oration[12 September 2017]

    2017 Tom Watson Oration

    The 2017 Tom Watson Oration was recently delivered by Professor Deanna Kroetz from the University of California, San Francisco at the University of Sydney. More

  • Explainer: How drug companies promote their products to health professionals[10 September 2017]

    Drug companies promotion

    The Evidence, Influence and Policy Collaborative, led by Professor Lisa Bero, study how the pharmaceutical industry maintains a pervasive commercial presence in everyday clinical practice. Find out what recent changes in transparency policy mean for consumers, and how to identify the pharmaceutical sponsored events in your area. More

  • Tribute to the University of Sydney alumna, Maxine Goodman[24 August 2017]

    Maxine Goodman

    The University of Sydney alumna, Maxine Goodman passed away on the 30th July 2017. Maxine was a proud pharmacist and pharmacy leader who achieved much and influenced many. She will be missed and she leaves an important legacy. More

  • Complementary Medicines course begins in 2018[22 August 2017]

    Complementary Medicines

    Pharmacists will have the opportunity to complete a Graduate Certificate of Complementary Medicine in 2018. More

  • SOAR Fellows solving real world health problems[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. We caught up with a few of our SOAR Fellows to explain what their research is about and the wider impact it could have. More

  • $5.4m boost for Sydney dementia research[7 August 2017]

    Dementia research

    Congratulations to Dr Danijela Gnjidic, who was awarded a $719,637 grant to optimise pharmaceutical care for people with dementia in acute care settings. More

  • Tribute to Dr Adrian John Ryan [7 July 2017]

    dr adrian ryan

    Dr Adrian Ryan former Reader, Head of the Department of Pharmacy and former member of Senate of the University of Sydney passed away on the 9 June 2017. More

  • Researchers win grant to fight superbugs[7 June 2017]

    fighting superbugs

    Professor Hak-Kim Chan and Dr Wojciech Chrzanowski from Pharmacy have been granted $511,923 by the Australian Research Council to use nano-technology to more effectively treat respiratory infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria. More

  • Australian first: novel app to help young people control asthma[5 June 2017]

    Mobile app

    A new mobile application (app) launched on World Asthma Day will support young people to manage their asthma and improve their quality of life. More

  • 6 things we discovered about studying pharmacy[22 May 2017]

    15 questions with

    Filmed in one single shot, we asked Gloria Mirzaei, a Bachelor of Pharmacy student, 15 questions about studying pharmacy at the University of Sydney. More

  • New drugs on the PBS: what they do and why we need them[5 May 2017]

    Pharmacy drugs

    Dr Nial Wheate from the Faculty of Pharmacy discusses the seven most notable new additions to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. More

  • 6 things you didn't know about sugar[10 April 2017]


    The University of Sydney recently hosted a Health Forum on 'Big sugar' where a panel of our experts discussed the issues surrounding sugar. We asked our panelists to give us their top insights into things we might not know about sugar. More