2 September 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.
26 August 2021 Attracting over 120 attendees, the Medicinal Cannabis Symposium held earlier in August, highlighted innovative research being conducted in Australia, and the key challenges the industry and research still face.
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.
1 July 2021 NICM Health Research Institute has featured recently across international media titles such as Psychology Today in the US, South China Morning Post, MSN News, Yahoo! News, lifestyle magazine GQ, Men's Journal, Women's Health to ABC Radio and local papers such as Bendigo Advertiser.
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.
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.