2015 News archive

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November 2015
Congratulations to Professor Iqbal Ramzan   View Summary
25 November 2015
professor-iqbal-ramzanProfessor Iqbal Ramzan will continue in his role as Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy until December 2017.
Congratulations to the Faculty of Pharmacy NHMRC and ARC Recipients   View Summary
11 November 2015
pharmacy-labThe Faculty of Pharmacy congratulates Professor Kim Chan, Professor Mary Collins, Professor Deborah Schofield and Dr Fanfan Zhou for their recent NHMRC and ARC grant success and on their outstanding research achievement.
Fiat Mist Seminar    View Summary
3 November 2015
PillsJoin us for our next Fiat Mist Seminar on the topic of 'Evidence, influence and the second most trusted profession'.
New guidelines to help diagnose and treat low testosterone   View Summary
2 November 2015
Barbara MintzesDr. Barbara Mintzes, Senior Lecturer with the faculty recently provided her expert opinion on new guidelines released to help diagnose and treat low testosterone.
October 2015
Academic honoured for promotion of women   View Summary
28 October 2015
Professor Lisa BeroProfessor Lisa Bero from the Charles Perkins Centre and Faculty of Pharmacy has won Cochrane's prestigious Anne Anderson Award.
Health Check: is it OK to chew or crush your medicine?   View Summary
28 October 2015
Dr Nial WheatsDr Nial Wheate, Senior Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Chemistry recently published two articles on The Conversation about his research work.
Senior Lecturer awarded FIP Fellowship   View Summary
23 October 2015
Rebecca accepting the awardDr Rebekah Moles, Senior Lecturer of Pharmacy Practice with the Faculty of Pharmacy, has been awarded a FIP Fellowship for her services to the international pharmacy community at the 75th World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Dusseldorf, Germany.
September 2015
Staff and students battle it out on World Pharmacists Day   View Summary
30 September 2015
World Pharmacists Day soccer competitionFaculty of Pharmacy staff and students celebrated World Pharmacists Day on the 25 September with a range of activities to raise money for mental health awareness.
New scholarship endowed to pharmacy students   View Summary
21 September 2015
Cincotta pharmacyThree generations of one family studied the same course at the University of Sydney, and now share the same workplace. But even more remarkable is the scholarship they have established in perpetuity that will benefit many talented and deserving students and the pharmacy profession well into the future.
University embarks on epic health education challenge   View Summary
18 September 2015
Health Challenge student teamIt's not often that pharmacy and exercise physiology students share a classroom, but the University of Sydney is breaking new ground in inter-professional learning.
August 2015
Master of Pharmacy students learn from hospital experts   View Summary
28 August 2015
Master of Pharmacy Hospital ConferenceThe Faculty of Pharmacy held a two day Hospital Pharmacy Student conference in the first week of second semester for Master of Pharmacy students at two locations this year - Concord Hospital and St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney.
Inaugural Tom Watson Oration    View Summary
27 August 2015
Tom WatsonThe inaugural Tom Watson Oration was delivered on Monday 17 August 2015 by University alumnus Professor Matt Trau (BSc 1987), from the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at the University of Queensland.
Premier's Award given to cancer research academic   View Summary
13 August 2015
Sallie-Anne accepting awardAssociate Professor Sallie-Anne Pearson has been awarded a Premier's Award for Outstanding Cancer Research.
Explainer: what are biologics and biosimilars?   View Summary
7 August 2015
BiologicBiologics have become the fastest-growing class of therapeutic compounds, and about half of the biologics on the market are about to have their patents expire.
June 2015
Power of the media's impact on medicine use revealed   View Summary
16 June 2015
PillsHow ABC TV's Catalyst changed patients' use of statins.
May 2015
Pharmacy Dean appointed as new director of Australian Pharmacy Council    View Summary
14 May 2015
Iqbal RamzanProfessor Iqbal Ramzan has recently been appointment as a new director to the Australian Pharmacy Council Governing Council.
Five minutes with Associate Professor Lorraine Smith   View Summary
1 May 2015
lorraine smithAssociate Professor Lorraine Smith explains how an Equity Fellowship helped her prepare for her current role as Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Pharmacy, and offers her top tips for prospective applicants.
March 2015
Honorary degree awarded to faculty alumni   View Summary
17 March 2015
Gerard Stevens AMThe Faculty of Pharmacy has awarded Gerard Stevens AM, founder and Managing Director of Webstercare, a Master of Pharmacy (honoris causa) at the 2015 graduation ceremony.