2014 News archive

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November 2014
Centre of Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing officially launched!   View Summary
24 November 2014
CRE launchOn Tuesday 12 November, the Faculty of Pharmacy hosted the official launch of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Medicines and Ageing at the Darlington Centre.
October 2014
Inaugural student hospital pharmacy conference a success   View Summary
23 October 2014
students learning at a hospitalThe Faculty of Pharmacy recently held the inaugural Hospital Pharmacy Student conference for final year Master of Pharmacy students at Concord Hospital in Sydney.
NHMRC funding results confirm faculty research excellence   View Summary
21 October 2014
Pharmacy frontThe Faculty of Pharmacy are pleased to announce a number of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant recipients.
Whispering implants - surfaces that communicate in bio-chemical Braille   View Summary
20 October 2014
ResearchersA Braille-like method that enables medical implants to communicate with a patient's cells could help reduce biomedical and prosthetic device failure rates.
Faculty activity support for Mental Health Week   View Summary
20 October 2014
Mental Health theme staff and studentsFaculty of Pharmacy staff and students held a bbq on Tuesday 7 October to support Mental Health Awareness week.
Sydney Ideas Lecture - Six drug myths you probably believe   View Summary
14 October 2014
pillsAndrew McLachlan, Professor of Pharmacy, University of Sydney and Director, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing, will address several important and widely-believed medication myths.
August 2014
Making a difference for people with diabetes   View Summary
18 August 2014
under the scope dinnerStaff from the Faculty of Pharmacy welcomed more than 200 alumni and guests at the sold-out 'Under the Scope: Dinner for Diabetes Research' on 15 August 2014, highlighting the work of our leading researchers.
Research Seminar Series - Semester 2   View Summary
11 August 2014
pharmacy labThe Faculty of Pharmacy is privileged to present a weekly series of seminars that profile academics from both Australia and internationally and their cutting edge research.
July 2014
Master of Pharmacy Information Evening   View Summary
30 July 2014
Pharmacy building frontJoin us at the Faculty of Pharmacy for the Master of Pharmacy Information evening on 14 August
Guidelines for safe use of NSAIDs in older people ignored   View Summary
1 July 2014
Elderly hands holding pillsResearch by the University of Sydney has found that older Australians are taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for too long and without sufficient precautions to minimise harmful side-effects.
June 2014
Living with multiple medicines: a repository of real life stories   View Summary
5 June 2014
pillsNPS MedicineWise has launched a new web resource to help people understand what it is like living with multiple medicines.
George Adattini awarded NSW Pharmacy Student of the Year   View Summary
3 June 2014
NSW Pharmacy Student of the YearFinal year Bachelor of Pharmacy student George Adattini has been awarded the NSW Pharmacy Student of the Year award.
New resource for parents wins award   View Summary
3 June 2014
Pharmacy team winnersA pharmacy project team has won the National Medicinewise Award for Excellence in Consumer Initiatives (Population Level)
Pharmacy lab gets a new-age remedy   View Summary
2 June 2014
New dispensing labThe pharmacy dispensing lab has been transformed into a modern and interactive space that is preparing students for real-world pharmacy practice.
May 2014
Sydney University Pharmacy Annual Convention   View Summary
19 May 2014
SUPAC14SUPA in conjunction with the Faculty of Pharmacy presents the 2014 Sydney University Pharmacy Annual Convention (SUPAC).
Helping us breathe easier   View Summary
6 May 2014
Maurice RenshawAsthma affects two millions people in Australia and causes more than 400 deaths each year. Maurice Renshaw is determined to stem the tide.
Researchers discover 'bad' cholesterol contributes to cancer spread in the body   View Summary
6 May 2014
Bad cholesterol cellsOur Faculty of Pharmacy researchers have discovered having high 'bad' cholesterol contributes to cancer spreading in the body.
April 2014
Researchers deliver novel stroke test in pharmacies   View Summary
2 April 2014
iphone ECGUniversity of Sydney researchers have examined a unique way to identify the thousands of people at risk of stroke every year, using an ECG test delivered over an IPhone by pharmacists.
March 2014
Honorary Award Ceremony 2014   View Summary
14 March 2014
Emeritus Professor Lloyd Sansom AOCongratulations to Emeritus Professor Lloyd Sansom AO, who was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Science at the ceremony for the conferring of awards in Pharmacy on Friday 14 March 2014.
Award winners in the Faculty of Pharmacy   View Summary
11 March 2014
Pharmacy Award WinnersThe Faculty of Pharmacy's Dr Stephen Carter, Dr Rebekah Moles and Associate Professor Timothy Chen have been awarded the Annual Best Paper Award (2013) from the publication Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.
January 2014
Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) award winners   View Summary
24 January 2014
Arcelio BenetoliUniversity of Sydney was the big winner at the 2013 Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Conference, recently held at the University of Otago, Dunedin (NZ).