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  • 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

  • Celebrating our 2016 graduates[31 March 2017]

    image of Professor Iqbal Ramzan, Dina Kayali and Pro-Chancellor, Dr Barry Catchlove AM

    On Thursday 9 March, we welcomed graduates and their guests to the University of Sydney graduation ceremony to celebrate the achievements of four Master of Philosophy students, 18 Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice students, 221 Bachelor of Pharmacy students (incl 26 Honours), 64 Master of Pharmacy students, and 25 Doctor of Philosophy students - an unprecedented number of PhD graduates for the Faculty of Pharmacy. More

  • How a pharmacy degree led to a tech career at PwC[31 March 2017]

    2016 graduates

    Choosing an undergraduate degree can be intimidating when you are completing your high school studies and you might be unsure of where you want your career to lead you. Many of us have struggled to make a decision about what we would like to study when we are caught up in our high school studies. More

  • 3D liver model to test nanoparticle safety[28 March 2017]

    3D liver model

    Meet pharmacist, nanosafety student and award-winner for reducing the use of animals in research, Dipesh Khanal. More

  • 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