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Developing a distinctive undergraduate education: last chance to have your say

You have until Monday 6 July submit your comment on the first discussion paper in our 2016–20 planning process.

News and initiatives

Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment

Professor Mark Adams will step down as Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment from this Friday, 3 July. Professor Alex McBratney has agreed to serve in the temporary position of dean for a two-year term.

Business School leads in transport research

Congratulations to University of Sydney Business School Professor Corinne Mulley, who has been named the world’s most productive researcher in the public transport field by the University of Hamburg. 

Service updates

HRSC lift upgrade

The lift in the University's HR Service Centre (HRSC) at 1-3 Ross Street (K06) will be out of service from 29 June to 20 August 2015 whilst the lift is replaced. Find out more

News and notices

Have your say on the future of science in Australia

The Australian Government has released a new consultation paper on a long term strategy for boosting Australia's capability in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Feedback on this paper is invited from the education sector and we would encourage everyone to take part in the consultation.

Dean's Update

Read the June 2015 update from the Dean Professor Trevor Hambley.

Head of SOLES and LEES Teaching Principal

The Faculty is seeking strong leaders from the life, earth and environmental sciences to lead the University and the faculties of the Division to realise the potential of the changes we have gone through, and those that are still to come. You are encouraged to circulate the information about these roles to your contacts – here and internationally. Please also alert our Recruitment Team if you know of any potential prospects for contact.

Lambert Initiative

A $33.7 million gift to the University of Sydney places Australia at the forefront of medicinal cannabinoid research. The Lambert Initiative funds a multi-year program to build on the University's extensive clinical and scientific cannabinoid-related expertise to ultimately produce cannabinoid-based medicines.

Social media

Did you know the Faculty is on Facebook, Twitter and Yammer? We already have over 100 academics and professional staff active on our social media channels. So why not join us and stay up to date on all thats happening!

Got news?

Use the news submission form to tell us about news from your School, to share here on the Faculty intranet.

Events and dates

28 Jun

International Science School (ISS) 2015

The ISS gathers together 140 top science students from eight countries for a two-week fully residential program of talks by world-renowned scientists, laboratory tours and hands-on activities.

30 Jun

Teaching tips seminar

The next Teaching Tips Seminar, New approaches to teaching large laboratory classes, will be presented by Dr Liz New, School of Chemistry, who recently won the VC Award for Outstanding Teaching (Early Career).

When: 1-2pm, Tuesday 30 June
Where: Lecture Theatre 4, School of Chemistry

1 Jul

Faculty of Science Professional Staff Forum

For all Professional staff in the Faculty, providing an opportunity to come together with the colleagues you know, as well as meet those from other areas and Schools. Please RSVP to Mariarna Gill by Monday 22 June.

When: 2:30-4pm, Weds 1 July
Where: Seminar Room 2.01, the Charles Perkins Centre

Afternoon tea will be provided.