2016 News archive

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December 2016
Pop-up clinic for pets in need   View Summary
19 December 2016
 Pop-up clinic for pets in needThe University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is supporting homeless and disadvantaged Sydneysiders to access quality veterinary care for their beloved pets.
October 2016
Devil's milk could be the killer ingredient in war on superbugs   View Summary
19 October 2016
Devil's milk could be the killer ingredient in war on superbugsDevil's milk has proved to be an unlikely weapon in the increasingly desperate global fight against superbugs. Australian researchers have discovered that peptides contained in the milk of Tasmanian devils can kill some of the most deadly bacterial and fungal infections, including golden staph.
A gift for the vets of tomorrow   View Summary
11 October 2016
meritus Professor Marshall Edwards AOIn veterinary circles, Emeritus Professor Marshall Edwards AO (DvetSc '79, Ph.D (Vet Science) '70, BVSc '49), known to everyone as Marsh, is a name with huge recognition factor. Now his wife Marcia has made a gift in his name for Pave the Way.
July 2016
University of Sydney success at the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Competition   View Summary
14 July 2016
University of Sydney competition participantsThe University of Sydney has demonstrated its expertise in assessing beef, lamb and pork quality at the 27th annual Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Competition.
June 2016
Indigenous student realises dreams helping animals in outback   View Summary
1 June 2016
Puppy love: Simone took the time out of the busy program to recharge with regular puppy cuddles.Vet student realises her pet-ential - for as long as she can remember, University of Sydney student Simone Armstrong remembers having a deep fascination with animals.
May 2016
Class of 1986 celebrates 30 year reunion   View Summary
27 May 2016
The front of the veterinary science building on the Camperdown CampusThe class of 1986 will celebrate their 30 year reunion in August.
Tasmanian devil discovered in SW Tasmania, genetically diverse   View Summary
25 May 2016
Kathy Belov with a baby Tasmanian devilSince 2007 the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney has been leading research into the genetics of the endangered Tasmanian devil.
Giving horses a voice on painful nosebands   View Summary
11 May 2016
Giving horses a voice on painful nosebandsA serious animal welfare issue for horses in equestrian events has been highlighted by new research from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science.
March 2016
Veterinary Science ranked 9th in world in latest QS Rankings   View Summary
31 March 2016
The University's famous jacaranda tree in the QuadrangleThe Faculty of Veterinary Science has been ranked first in Australia and number nine in the world in the 2016 QS Rankings by Subject.
Vet 5 Students On Exchange at Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia   View Summary
16 March 2016
Gadjah Mada University, YogyakartaFaculty of Veterinary Science students complete exchange placement with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta