11 May 2017 The nonprofit NHP Research Society of Canada (NHPRS) has announced NICM Adjunct, Michael Smith as the recipient of its 2017 Neil Tower's Award. The award honours those who have made significant contributions to natural products research, regulation and commercialisation in Canada and worldwide.
10 May 2017 NICM has recently featured in local media such as the Camden Advertiser, Macarthur Advertiser, the Northern District Times to national and state media outlets such as TEN Eyewitness News, National Radio News, Sydney Morning Herald Weekend, The West Australian, Choice, and Pharmacy Daily.
1 May 2017 NICM’s Jacka Foundation Senior Research Fellow, Dr Carolyn Ee has been awarded the Most Outstanding Junior Researcher in Clinical Research at the Society for Acupuncture Research Congress held in San Francisco.in April.
28 April 2017 Consultation on Innovation and Science Australia’s 2030 Strategic Plan Issues Paper closes 31 May 2017. The Australian Government tasked Innovation and Science Australia to develop a Strategic Plan for the Australian innovation, science and research system out to 2030. The Strategic Plan aims to contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of all Australians by ensuring that Australia reaches its innovation potential.
12 April 2017 The blossoming partnership between Western Sydney University and the world-leading Beijing University of Chinese Medicine was on display at April graduations as the first cohort of students who studied in Beijing received their testamurs. The Dean of the School of Science and Health, Professor Gregory Kolt, says the graduation ceremony highlights how Western Sydney University and NICM work with international partners to produce job-ready employees .
5 April 2017 NICM's Acupuncture for Women's Health - practitioner focussed research seminar - has received positive feedback with over 50 practitioners attending. The evening seminar covered a range of women's health topics from pelvic pain, to lactation and menopause.
4 April 2017 The United Nation 2030 Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. Western Sydney University has signed the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Higher Education Commitment in March 2017, joining an innovative group of Australian universities.
3 April 2017 NICM welcomes two philanthropic gifts totalling $10 million – the largest in the University’s history. The Blackmore Foundation, Marcus and Caroline Blackmore's personal philanthropic trust, and Australian natural health company Blackmores, are each gifting $5 million to the University.