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2 Sepetmber 2021
Western Sydney University is the first Australian university to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Government’s Ministry of AYUSH to appoint an Academic Chair in Ayurvedic Medicine. The collaboration will build capacity for the evidenced-based validation of Ayurvedic medicine and aligned inventions such as Ayurveda herbal medicine, yoga and meditation.
15 July 2021
Researchers at Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute have received Government funding to develop a supportive cancer care program tailored to meet the needs of Vietnamese, Arabic and Chinese women living with cancer across Sydney and the Greater Western Sydney region.
30 June 2021
Welcome to our mid-winter newsletter. We hope you are safe and well. With the current government restrictions that are now in place and the impact on University operations, we continue to adapt and adjust to a new normal once again, and take steps to safeguard the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and students.
30 June 2021
NICM Health Research Institute today announced the selection of Professor Dennis Chang, as director of the Institute, effective from 1 July 2021.
14 June 2021
An updated bibliometric review led by NICM HRI reveals a tripling of published clinical studies on tai chi compared to the past decade, reporting on the benefits of tai chi for health and wellbeing.
20 May 2021
Visiting international scholar Zahra Ayati from Tehran University of Medical Sciences has been working with NICM HRI on mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease..
24 April 2021
A new review paper, led by NICM HRI, shows shorter variations (as little as 4-minutes) of high-intensity internal training (HIIT) really does improve health!
31 March 2021
Researcher from NICM HRI have featured in the media on topics from endometriosis, mental health, medicinal cannabis, psychedelics to how the internet is changing the brain.
23 February 2021
Further progress has been made on intellectual property in Australia for complementary medicines after the passing of new reforms by Parliament introducing a five-year data protection scheme.
12 January 2021
Psychedelic compounds are showing promise as potential treatments for mental illness says experts from NICM HRI and University of Melbourne.

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