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12 Oct

Waranara: Ida Johnsen (Visiting Scholar from NTNU in Norway): Experiences from rural training of medical students in Norway'

Wednesday 12 October 12pm - 1pm

SWHB Learning Studio 101 and on Zoom, followed by a 1pm -2pm afternoon tea and speed-networking. Register here.


Join us in-person in welcoming visiting scholar Ida Johnsen from NTNU in Norway! Ida will present her work 'Experiences from rural training of medical students in Norway'. Following her presentation, we will have an opportunity for speed networking and afternoon tea. 

13 Oct

Making Career Moves Series

13 October - 9 November

Franklin Women events – 5-part webinar series

When you register, you will receive access to all 5 webinars as they are designed to work together. Each webinar will be recorded so you’ll have an opportunity to catch up if you can’t make it on the day. Registrations close Sunday 9 October 11:59PM


As a partner organisation our staff and students can receive a 25% dicsount on individual Franklin Women memberships. Use discount code: FWxUSYD2022


17 Oct

Emeritus Professor Charles Kerr Memorial Event

Monday 17 October 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Professor Emeritus Charles Kerr.

A highly esteemed geneticist and Professor of Preventative and Social Medicine, Professor Kerr was a pioneer in the field of public health and served as Head of the School of Public Health from 1985-1987.

18 Oct

FMH Faculty Meeting - Western Precinct

Tuesday 18 October 2022 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Executive Dean Professor Robyn Ward and Faculty of Medicine and Health leadership for our second Faculty meeting of the year where we will present a selection of research projects and faculty transformation projects, showcase our Flagship research centres, and celebrate an announce our Makers and Shapers award winners

26 Oct

University of Sydney Rural Health Research Meeting

Wednesday 26 October 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

The purpose of this meeting on 26th October, will be to explore areas of common interest and discuss how the University of Sydney can most usefully contribute to rural health research – with a focus on the priorities, capacity and needs in rural communities. This opportunity follows the Western NSW Health Research Network symposium to be held at the Dubbo Regional Theatre and Western Plains Cultural Centre in Dubbo taking place over 24th-25th of October.

10 Nov

61st ASMR National Scientific Conference 2022

10 - 11 November, University of Technology, Sydney

This event highlights research achievements across multiple health and medical research disciplines, and aims to foster collaborations between researchers at all career stages. A number of oral and poster presentation prizes are also available for early-mid career researchers. 

15 Nov

FMH Faculty Meeting - Northern Precinct

Tuesday 15 November 2022 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Join Executive Dean Professor Robyn Ward and Faculty of Medicine and Health leadership for our second Faculty meeting of the year where we will present a selection of research projects and faculty transformation projects, showcase our Flagship research centres, celebrate an announce our Makers and Shapers award winners.

17 Nov

Cancer Research Network HDR Student Symposium 2022

Thursday 17 November

Annual symposium showcasing the cancer research of higher degree research students at the University of Sydney and its affiliated hospitals and institutes. Abstracts due 30 September.

22 Nov

National Health & Innovation Precincts Summit

22 – 23 November 2022 

National Health & Innovation Precincts Summit is a national event which explores how we build successful, health and innovation precincts in Australia. The event’s purpose is to bring stakeholders together to share insights and best practice, exchange ideas, showcase innovations and drive future collaboration and growth.

How can we unlock potential through greater collaboration on precinct development between government, health organisations, universities and the private sector?

What does the future of health and innovation precincts look like?

7 Dec

EMCR Networks Showcase

Wednesday 7 - Friday 9 December

The Faculty of Medicine and Health's Networks' Academic Convenors and the EMCR Sub-committee's Organising Committee, invite you to save the date for the upcoming Early-Mid Career Researchers Showcase.

This event will showcase the research of the Faculty's early and mid-career researchers, while providing an opportunity to network and collaborate and hear from relevant speakers on topics of interest. 

Abstract submissions will soon open for those interested in being involved in the showcase.

7 Feb

Digital Health Week 2023 "Hope not hype": Submit your abstract now!

7 - 9 February, 2023 

Digital Health Week is back in 2023! We are excited to announce the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the Tyree Foundation Institute for Health Engineering (Tyree IHealthE) will be joining the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne in bringing you this collaborative event. This year’s theme will focus on exploring several concepts centred around hope for a better future. Abstracts are invited from researchers in the field of digital health and beyond, across a range of topics. Learn more and submit on our DHW23 site.


Submissions will close on the 7th of October 2022. 


10 Oct

No health without mental health!

Join the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre on World Mental Health Day for a discussion about the current state of mental health in Indonesia, followed by a screening of the film It Takes a Village; a success story about community-driven mental health system improvements in Central Java and Kebumen. 

Updates and services

Where to access health and wellbeing tools

Staff can visit the Wellbeing intranet page to access information about the digital platform Innowell, which provides access to personal care and tools to improve mental and physical health. Staff who haven't yet set up their account have been emailed with steps to register.

Online survey for student-facing staff

Student-facing staff are invited to complete an online survey to help the University better understand their needs and experiences in relation to supporting students’ mental wellbeing.

Casual staff public holiday pay reminder

Casual staff who were rostered on to work the public holiday on 22 September but not required to perform work must lodge their timesheets no later than next Thursday 13 October to receive payment. 

We acknowledge the tradition of custodianship and law of the Country on which the University of Sydney campuses stand. We pay our respects to those who have cared and continue to care for Country.

Read our Guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communication