14 November 2018 For the almost 500,000 Australians who suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), hope is on the horizon as NICM researchers trial a new treatment which has shown promising results in previous studies. Speaking during Psychology Week (Nov. 11-17), Professor Jerome Sarris Chief Investigator of the NHMRC trial said he hopes the research will lead to an effective treatment to reduce the suffering of patients for whom no effective treatment exists.
31 October 2018 The ground-breaking work of an international team of physical activity researchers, including Dr Joseph Firth from the NICM Health Research Institute, has been recognised by one of the world’s leading publishers for work that will “significantly impact people's lives around the world”.
24 October 2018 Dr Mike Armour’s research in women’s health investigating ‘The Problem of Period Pain’ has been awarded for its impact, as a joint winner of the 2018 Western Sydney University Research Impact competition.
10 October 2018 Today is World Mental Health Day. Beyond medication and psychological treatments, there are steps all of us can take to alleviate stress, improve our mood and take care of our mental health. Here are five to get you started.
21 September 2018 NICM’s inaugural medicinal cannabis research symposium showed a growing interest in the field, bringing together over 90 delegates and speakers, including world-leading medicinal cannabis scientists, academics, educators, and industry.
17 August 2018 NICM NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, Dr Genevieve Steiner, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Young Tall Poppy Science Award. A great way to top off celebrating National Science Week (11-19 August).