2013 News archive

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December 2013
University of Sydney Pharmacy Alumni listed in BRW most Innovative companies   View Summary
16 December 2013
Gerard StevensWebstercare has been named as Australia's sixth most innovative company for 2013 in the annual Business Review Weekly (BRW) 50 Most Innovative Companies survey.
November 2013
A Celebration of Emeritus Professor Tom Watson's Academic Life   View Summary
21 November 2013
emeritus professor tom watsonProfessor Iqbal Ramzan, Dean of Pharmacy, hosted a Celebration of Emeritus Professor Tom Watson's Academic Life in November 2013.
October 2013
Pharmacy academics ignite interest in innovative medical technology   View Summary
24 October 2013
Research at the Faculty of PharmacyA medical technology start-up company led by academics from the Faculty of Pharmacy has opened for business after being selected for a lucrative business development program.
Pharmacy students take third at national business competition   View Summary
18 October 2013
Pharmacy students at the National Student Business Plan CompetitionA team of students from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Pharmacy took out third place in this year's National Student Business Plan Competition, run by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.
September 2013
International turnout for Inaugural University of Sydney Pharmaceutical Symposium   View Summary
12 September 2013
2013 University of Sydney Pharmaceutical SymposiumScholars from the United States, Hong Kong and Japan joined Faculty of Pharmacy students and academics for the successful inaugural University of Sydney Pharmaceutical Symposium last month.
August 2013
National citation for faculty academic   View Summary
29 August 2013
Dr Rebekah Moles received an OLT Citation for her innovative approach to teaching.The Faculty of Pharmacy's Dr Rebekah Moles [link] was one of nine colleagues from five different faculties who received national recognition for their outstanding teaching.
Pharmacy academics lead new Centre for Research Excellence in medicines and ageing   View Summary
21 August 2013
Researchers from the University of Sydneyâs Faculty of Pharmacy and the Sydney Medical SchoolResearchers from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Pharmacy and the Sydney Medical School have landed a major research grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to set up a new evidence-gathering research venture that will generate vital information about the role that medicines play over Australians' lifetimes.
Pharmacy academic takes nanomedicine research global   View Summary
15 August 2013
The potential to improve bodily integration of implants via its surface is being investigated.University of Sydney Faculty of Pharmacy researcher, Dr Wojciech Chrzanowski, has gained international attention for his ground-breaking work on biomaterial technologies, an area that seeks to enhance the integration between human cells and surgical implants.
Pharmacy alumni leading the way in Asia   View Summary
1 August 2013
Dr Philip KwokTwo University of Sydney Pharmacy alumni, Dr Desmond Heng and Dr Philip Chi Lip Kwok, were busy recently, making names for themselves in Asia's thriving pharmaceutical sciences scene.
July 2013
International award for Faculty of Pharmacy academic   View Summary
9 July 2013
Associate Professor Parisa Aslani, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney.The Faculty of Pharmacy's Associate Professor Parisa Aslani has won the prestigious 2013 Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Pharmacy Research UK Award.
June 2013
Students team up to tackle national health care competition   View Summary
27 June 2013
2013 University of Sydney Health Care Team Challenge, at the Faculty of Health SciencesAn inter-faculty team of students will take their combined skills to Queensland to participate in the national Health Care Team Challenge (HCTC) finals in August.
Queen's Birthday honours for Sydney pharmacy alumni   View Summary
12 June 2013
Gerard Stevens AMTwo University of Sydney Pharmacy alumni were among those recognised in Monday's Queen's Birthday Honour List announcement.
May 2013
Sydney Pharmacy flies high in world rankings   View Summary
10 May 2013
Faculty of Pharmacy BuildingThe University of Sydney confirmed its place as an elite teaching and research institution for pharmacy on the international stage, when it ranked 16th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for pharmacy and pharmacology.
March 2013
Former Pharmacy School head passes away   View Summary
19 March 2013
University of SydneyThe late Emeritus Professor Ronald A Anderson, former Dean of Science and Head of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney passed away on 3 March, peacefully at his home in Tea Gardens.
Academic appointed to top national advisory committee   View Summary
6 March 2013
MedicinesAssociate Professor Jane Hanrahan has been appointed to the federal government's Advisory Committee on Prescription Medicines (ACPM) this year, to provide expert advice on matters concerning prescription medications in Australia.
February 2013
Sydney Alumnus Passes Away   View Summary
26 February 2013
University of Sydney Main BuildingFormer University of Sydney alumnus and CEO of St Vincent's Hospital, Mr Maurice Patrick Cleary OAM, passed away last month.
Rare Pharmacy Artefacts on Display   View Summary
26 February 2013
PDL Collection cabinetA fascinating showcase of rare pharmaceutical artefacts is now on display in the Faculty of Pharmacy Building.
Faculty leaders meet with Senator Kim Carr on research collaboration   View Summary
22 February 2013
(L-R) Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, Senator Kim Carr and Associate Professor Sallie PearsonSenator the Hon Kim Carr visited the University on Tuesday and met with researchers from various faculties to discuss strengthening collaboration between the government and academics.
Order of Australia Medals for Pharmacy Alumni   View Summary
14 February 2013
John SidgreavesTwo University of Sydney Pharmacy alumni received Order of Australia medals last month; the late John Vincent Sidgreaves and Dr John Charles Schwarz.
Faculty of Pharmacy-developed drug interaction database goes national   View Summary
12 February 2013
Drug variationsA unique herb-drug interactions database developed and maintained by the University of Sydney Faculty of Pharmacy was introduced last December to the national MIMS database service and made readily available to health professionals around the country.
January 2013
2013 Pharmacy Enrolment and Orientation    View Summary
8 January 2013
University of SydneyFind out more about the 2013 Pharmacy Enrolment and Orientation.