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2021

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28 May 2021

The importance of relaxation therapy

Hippocrates routinely advocated rest and understood the importance of relaxation for mental and physical health. Now 2,500 years later stress-related, chronic conditions are common and the need for relaxation increases.
21 May 2021

The orphans of the COVID-19 response

COVID-19 amplified many inequalities within our society and one which will be felt for some time is its impact on the oral health of Australians.

19 May 2021

Survey of pharmacists on medicinal cannabis

With the imminent arrival of over-the-counter cannabidiol (CBD) products, pharmacists will become the new gatekeepers of patient access to certain types of medicinal cannabis products.

04 May 2021

Professor Wendy Erber wins Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

She established one of the world’s first comprehensive leukemia diagnostic laboratories. Now Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UWA, Wendy Erber reflects on her time at the University of Sydney, what she learnt, what drove her personally and how her studies took her to where she is today.
04 May 2021

Alexander Burke graduates Bachelor of Pharmacy degree with First Class Honours

Alexander Burke, a proud Wiradjuri male, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree with First Class Honours. He has now commenced his PhD where he will continue to shape the way pharmacy and health students are taught about Aboriginal culture and indigenous health.
30 April 2021

Ground-breaking partnership with WentWest leads to new lecturer appointed at Sydney Medical School

This partnership welcomes a new Senior Lecturer in Community and Primary Health Care Practice to the University of Sydney.
06 April 2021

Wiradjuri Art Competition winner announced

After a competitive selection process, the University of Sydney School of Rural Health has revealed the winner of the recent Wiradjuri Artwork Contest. The successful artist, Cara Shields, will create a suite of three artworks, which will form part of the School of Rural Health’s new visual identity.
28 January 2021

Studying health online in the new COVID-19 world

When COVID-19 hit, international student Yutong Wang was just weeks away from starting her degree at Sydney. Travelling via Thailand she arrived on campus in March but by August she was back at home in Nanjing, China, studying her degree fully online.

12 January 2021

How to become a physiotherapist

To become a registered physiotherapist in Australia you must complete an accredited university degree and then register with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia before you can practice.