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  • Pharma funding biases results of drug trials [22 February 2017]

    Pharma funding biases results of drug trials

    Industry-sponsored studies are more likely to favour products of pharmaceuticals and medical devices than non-industry funded research, a new study reveals. More

  • 5 reasons to study pharmacy at the University of Sydney [9 February 2017]

    5 reasons to study

    Why should you study pharmacy with Australia's first pharmacy school? We asked our current students and alumni why they chose to study pharmacy at the University of Sydney. Here's their top 5 reasons to study pharmacy with us. More

  • Learn about the Wingara Mura-Bunga Barrabugu program[24 January 2017]

    WMBB program

    Our Bachelor of Pharmacy student, Alex Burke talks about his experiences with the Wingara Mura-Bunga Barrabugu program and why he thinks it's important. More

  • Commercial interests may drown out patients' voices[19 January 2017]

    patient advocacy group

    University of Sydney and Bond University researchers have called for greater independence and transparency around industry-sponsored patient advocacy groups, following growing evidence raising questions over potential bias. More

  • The Faculty of Pharmacy to offer Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines[4 January 2017]

    Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines

    The Faculty of Pharmacy will be offering a Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines from 2018. More

  • Tribute to Dr David J Cutler[15 December 2016]

    Dr David J Cutler

    Dr David Cutler, pharmacy academic over many decades in the Department (later Faculty) of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney, passed away on 5 November 2016. David is probably best remembered by the many pharmacists to whom he taught the fundamental concepts of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. He is also remembered by many as a thought leader, mentor and friend. More

  • NHMRC Grant Success[8 December 2016]

    NHMRC grant

    The Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates its researchers for their success in the recent NHMRC grant round. More

  • Faculty researchers present at AAPS meeting[25 November 2016]


    Pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney use creativity and innovation to develop and deliver solutions to Australian and global health challenges. More

  • Discover a pharmacy career with alumna Anne Nguyen[17 November 2016]

    Anne Nguyen

    Anne Nguyen graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2008 from the University of Sydney. Since then her career in pharmacy has taken her to various roles and locations - from hospital pharmacy in Sydney to international management roles in the pharmaceutical industry. More

  • Full extent of bias into food industry research remains unknown[4 November 2016]

    Food research

    A new review into bias in industry-sponsored food research has confirmed researchers know little about the full influence of corporate sponsorship or conflict of interest on the results of nutrition studies. More

  • Farewell BBQ for our Class of 2016 graduates [3 November 2016]

    Graduates BBQ

    On Friday 28 October, Sydney University Pharmacy Association (SUPA) hosted a farewell BBQ for graduating Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Pharmacy students. More

  • Associate Professor Thomas Balle's research in mental health[10 October 2016]

    thomas balle

    October marks Mental Health Month. With one in five adults having an episode of a mental health illness in any one-year period, reducing the stigma linked to mental health and finding effective treatment options is a national healthy priority in Australia. To learn more, we look at the research Associate Professor Thomas Balle is doing. More