21 March 2016 A team of NICM researchers and collaborators were commissioned by the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) to produce the new Nomenclature Compendium for commonly used Chinese Herbal Medicine. The compendium is now available on the CMBA website as a listed resource to the New Guidelines for safe Chinese herbal medicine practice.
15 March 2016
Happy birthday to CSIRO, the Australian peak scientific research agency which celebrated on the 16 March, an important milestone in Australia's history of science – 100 years of putting science at the heart of industry and innovation.
1 March 2016
NICM NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, Dr Genevieve Steiner was invited to present her research in integrative medicine for mild cognitive impairment and dementia at a healthcare professionals networking event.
10 February 2016 The Index of Wellbeing for Older Australians is an Australia-wide study – the first of its kind – into the wellbeing of older people. It maps how older Australians are faring nationally across five areas, including, health, resources, participation and wealth.
1 February 2016 Congratulations to Xian (Phoebe) Zhou and Chris McKeon, NICM’s 2015 recipients of the Best Postgraduate Student Paper Award. Phoebe’s paper undertook a comparison of the herbal root and rhizome of Panax notogineseng. Chris’ paper focused on examining the feasibility of conducting a randomised controlled trial of electro-acupuncture for treating chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.
1 February 2016 We extend a warm welcome to our new NICM team members who join us for an exciting and memorable year ahead. Dr Genevieve Steiner, Dr Minjung Park from Seoul University, PhD candidate Zewdneh Sabe, PhD candidate Dianna Porter and MRes candidate Beatrice Venkataya,
21 December 2015 This year has been an extraordinarily busy year. We have celebrated this month 10 years of collaborative research between NICM, the Xiyuan Hospital, and the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences and unveiled a commemorative plaque for the virtual Australia – China Centre for Chinese Medicine Research and Development at NICM.
21 December NICM PhD candidate, Stephen Penman, has launched a website for a novel research project to develop and evaluate an online comprehensive lifestyle change intervention for common risk factor reduction in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, stroke and cardiovascular disease.
21 December 2015
NICM’s research has been rated at well above world standard in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia report. The Australian Research Council announced earlier in December its third Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the quality and breadth of university research.
21 December 2015 As we come to the year end, we say goodbye, congratulations and thank you to two visiting scholars, PhD student of Beijing University, Kathy He, and Dr Lily Li, oncologist and visiting scholar from Beijing University Cancer Hospital.