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December 2010
Pharmacy Alumnus A/Professor Michael Dawson   View Summary
17 December 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy would like to acknowledge one of our pharmacy alumni A/Professor Michael Dawson, who passed away recently. Michael will be sadly missed by his peers, former colleagues, as well as the many students who benefited from his teaching.
Associate Professor Alaina Ammit awarded University of Sydney Thompson Fellowship   View Summary
13 December 2010
news imageThe University of Sydney has recently awarded a prestigious Thompson Fellowship to Associate Professor Alaina Ammit. The Fellowships aim to promote and enhance the careers of academic women.
Mr Gerard Stevens acknowledged for services to pharmacy   View Summary
1 December 2010
news imageMr. Gerard Stevens, Managing Director of Webstercare, and Chair of the Dean's Community Pharmacy Reference Group at the Faculty of Pharmacy, has recently been acknowledged both nationally and internationally for his contributions to the pharmacy profession
November 2010
Professor Hak-Kim Chan awarded ARC research grant for respiratory disease   View Summary
24 November 2010
news imageProfessor Chan, Professor in Pharmaceutics at the Faculty of Pharmacy, together with Dr Runyu Y Yang from the University of New South Wales, have recently been successful in attracting a ARC Discovery Grant to further their research project on powder aerosol inhalers.
Faculty of Pharmacy NHMRC Grant Success   View Summary
24 November 2010
news imageDr Mary Bebawy, A/Prof Mary Collins and Dr Ingrid Gelissen of the Faculty of Pharmacy have been successful as Chief Investigators in the recent NHMRC Project grant round. Professor Joanne Brien and Dr Thomas Grewal were also successful as collaborators on grants lead by other researchers.
Pharmacy Alumni Association AGM - Monday 13 December 2010   View Summary
4 November 2010
news imageThe Pharmacy Alumni Association will hold its Annual General Meeting on Monday 13th December at 10am. All pharmacy alumni are welcome to attend.
October 2010
Faculty of Pharmacy Foundation launched at 10th Anniversary Celebration   View Summary
14 October 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy celebrated it's 10th Anniversary and officially launched its newly named Faculty of Pharmacy Foundation with a formal dinner in MacLaurin Hall last Thursday, 7 October.
September 2010
Drug-herb interactions information available to all healthcare professionals   View Summary
24 September 2010
news imageDrug-herb interactions information available to all healthcare professionals.
Donald Evans (1926 - 2010)   View Summary
24 September 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy has been extremely fortunate over the past ten years to have had the assistance and collegiality of Donald Evans. Don has made an outstanding contribution to pharmacy and pharmacy education over a generation.
Professor Charlie Benrimoj awarded Andre Bedat Award at FIP 2010   View Summary
21 September 2010
Charlie BenrimojProfessor Charlie Benrimoj awarded Andre Bedat Award at FIP 2010
Pharmacy Student awarded FIP Grant for Professional Innovation 2010   View Summary
17 September 2010
news imageJonathan Penm, a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Pharmacy, has just been awarded the FIP Young Pharmacists Group (YPG) Grant for Professional Innovation 2010.
Pharmacy Anniversary Celebration only a month away!   View Summary
1 September 2010
news imagePreparations are underway for the Pharmacy social event of the year! Make sure you get your ticket for the 10th Anniversary celebration, which will be held on October 7th 2010 at the University of Sydney.
August 2010
Faculty introduces new pre-registration training program for Pharmacy graduates   View Summary
31 August 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy has introduced a new Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice program, incorporating an Internship Training Program for pharmacy graduates, with first enrolments to commence in 2011.
Student Exchange in Korea   View Summary
12 August 2010
news imageFinal year Pharmacy student Min Jung Kang has just completed a two-week placement at Seoul National University Hospital pharmacy.
July 2010
Health Careers and Research Forum - 12 August 2010   View Summary
28 July 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy invites all current Pharmacy students to attend the University of Sydney Health Careers and Research Forum - 12 August 2010, 4.00-6.30pm
Master of Pharmacy - Information sessions for future students   View Summary
22 July 2010
news imageInterested in becoming a pharmacist? Applications for the Master of Pharmacy program close at the end of August. Information sessions on the application processes and course content will be held at the Faculty from Thursday 29th July.
TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE MEETS IT   View Summary
7 July 2010
news imageA public lecture at the University of Sydney will outline research melding the 2000-year old practices of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with IT-based bioinformatics.
June 2010
Ethics conference brings diverse professional fields together at the Faculty of Pharmacy   View Summary
17 June 2010
News imageRenewing the code of ethics for pharmacists in the wake of the recent changes to healthcare legislation will be among the topics considered at a wide-ranging ethics conference at the University of Sydney today and tomorrow.
Government delegation from Guangdong Province visit the Faculty of Pharmacy   View Summary
16 June 2010
News ImageA delegation from the Guangdong Provincial Government led by the Vice Director-General of the Department of Science and Technology, Mr. Min Zhang, visited the Faculty of Pharmacy on 1 June 2010.
Practitioner Teacher Evening at the Faculty of Pharmacy   View Summary
3 June 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy hosted a welcome evening for its 2010 practitioner teachers on Tuesday evening the 1st June.
Faculty of Pharmacy a Founding Member of the National Alliance for Pharmacy Education (NAPE)   View Summary
3 June 2010
News imageThe University of Sydney, Monash University, The University of Queensland and the University of South Australia have recently founded the National Alliance for Pharmacy Education (NAPE).
May 2010
Pharmacy Students win John A. Lamberton Scholarships   View Summary
26 May 2010
news imageNasiara Karim and Steven Devenish, PhD candidates at the Faculty of Pharmacy, awarded John A Lamberton Scholarships.
Erin Fitzpatrick named University of Sydney's 'Pharmacy Student of the Year'   View Summary
20 May 2010
news imageFinal year student Erin Fitzpatrick has won the University's Pharmacy Student of the Year (PSOTY) competition. This national competition is organised by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and is open to all final year pharmacy students.
World Universities Network Working Conference, Sydney, 17-21 May   View Summary
20 May 2010
news imageStaff at the Faculty of Pharmacy welcomed colleagues from the University of North Carolina, the University of Wisconsin and the University of Leeds to the WUN five-day working conference in Sydney.
Pharmacy Student awarded 2010 NSW Rural Allied Health Scholarship   View Summary
19 May 2010
news imageGrace Redmayne, a third year Bachelor of Pharmacy student has been awarded the 2010 NSW Rural Allied Health undergraduate scholarship.
AAPS Student Chapter elects new management committee   View Summary
10 May 2010
news imageThe University of Sydney's American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Student Chapter has recently elected a new management committee and held its first official activity on Thursday 22nd April
Students, staff and Alumni honoured at Faculty Awards Ceremony   View Summary
7 May 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy celebrated the achievements of students, staff and for the first time, its alumni, at its Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 4th May.
Pharmacy Alumni honoured for achievements at Awards Ceremony   View Summary
7 May 2010
news imageThe Pharmacy Alumni Association this year instigated two Alumni Awards for achievement for pharmacy graduates.
April 2010
Medication Review - A Process Guide for Pharmacists   View Summary
15 April 2010
news imageThe second edition 'Medication Review - A Process Guide for Pharmacists' written by Dr Tim Chen, Dr Rebekah Moles, Dr Prasad Nishtala and Mr Ben Basger from the Faculty of Pharmacy has just been published by the PSA.
261 pharmacists graduate from the Faculty of Pharmacy   View Summary
9 April 2010
news imageOver a fifth of the 1,200 pharmacy students that graduate in Australia each year do so at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney.
March 2010
Pharmacy hosts visit from Emeritus Professor Thomas R Watson   View Summary
3 March 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy had the pleasure of hosting a visit from Emeritus Professor Thomas R Watson on Friday 19 February 2010.
February 2010
Faculty of Pharmacy test sample to help identify powerful new illegal 'designer' drug   View Summary
9 February 2010
news imageThe Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney was contacted recently by ninemsn.com to ask for help in identifying the components of a sample of what was believed to be an illegal drug-containing powder known as 'Ivory Wave'.
Positive feedback from pharmacy students pilot exchange program   View Summary
9 February 2010
news imageOn Friday, 5th February, pharmacy students from the University of Sydney who are currently on a fourteen-day pilot exchange program, visited the Niederberg Clinic in Velbert, in North West Germany.
New appointment to Joint Chair in Traditional Chinese Medicine   View Summary
1 February 2010
news imageProfessor Kelvin Chan has recently been appointed to the position of Joint Chair in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Faculty of Pharmacy. This is a joint appointment between the University of Sydney and the University of Western Sydney. The position is funded by the NSW Office of Science and Medical Research, (OSMR).