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Annual Awards Ceremony


6 May 2011

On Monday 2 May 2011, the Faculty of Pharmacy celebrated the achievements of its students and staff with the annual awards ceremony, held in the Sutherland Room in the Holme Building on campus. Afternoon tea was served before the awards ceremony got underway at 4.30pm.

Professor Iqbal Ramzan, Dean of Pharmacy, welcomed the guests and gave special thanks to the Faculty's industry sponsors for their support of the event and the faculty, many of whom attended the event to directly present to the award/scholarship recipients. Professor Marie Carroll, Director of Academic Affairs, from the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, presented all other awards on behalf of the University.

Undergraduate and postgraduate students received prizes sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (NSW Branch),Blooms The Chemist, The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (NSW), the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, McGraw-Hill, Blackmores, Amgen Australia and the Guild Insurance Group.

Five staff members of the Faculty were presented with awards for teaching and support of the student experience. Students who received university scholarships or academic merit prizes in 2010 were also acknowledged.

The President of the Pharmacy Alumni Association was also in attendance to present the Pharmacy Alumni Award for Achievement to a 1968 alumna, Janette Roberts. In the words of her nominator she "has been working over the last 30 years to make a difference to the shape of an optimally healthy next generation".

If you would like to the full image library of the event, please visit the Faculty of Pharmacy reception (Bank Building, University of Sydney). Images can be emailed or saved to a portable drive.

Winners of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (NSW Branch) prizes presented by Claire O'Reilly
Winners of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (NSW Branch) prizes presented by Claire O'Reilly

Blooms The Chemist - John Sidgreaves Scholarship presented to Sarita Ying Lo by Anne Cashman (CEO of Blooms The Chemist) and John Sidgreaves
Blooms The Chemist - John Sidgreaves Scholarship presented to Sarita Ying Lo by Anne Cashman (CEO of Blooms The Chemist) and John Sidgreaves

Professor Iqbal Ramzan presents Faculty teaching awards to Professor Dai Hibbs, Dr Rebekah Moles and Associate Professor Tim Chen.
Professor Iqbal Ramzan presents Faculty teaching awards to Professor Dai Hibbs, Dr Rebekah Moles and Associate Professor Tim Chen.

Recipients of the Award for Support of the Student Experience - General Staff, Narelle Da Costa and Weining (Vinnie) Xue.
Recipients of the Award for Support of the Student Experience - General Staff, Narelle Da Costa and Weining (Vinnie) Xue.

Attendees enjoy an informal afternoon tea prior to the official proceedings
Attendees enjoy an informal afternoon tea prior to the official proceedings

Janette Roberts (centre) - winner of the 2nd annual Pharmacy Alumni Award for Achievement
Janette Roberts (centre) - winner of the 2nd annual Pharmacy Alumni Award for Achievement

Photography by Anna Zhu Photography - www.annazhu.com


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