Monthly Archives: May 2015

Maurice Blackmore Chair in Integrative Medicine established at University of Sydney

This controversial development has attracted considerable media interest: http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=15028  http://www.blackmores.com.au/everyday-health/establishment-of-the-maurice-blackmore-chair-in-integrative-medicine http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-27/blackmores-university-of-sydney-in-deal-over-chair-position/6498528 http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2015/s4243099.htm http://www.skeptics.com.au/latest/announcements/featured-announcement/blackmores-funds-sydney-uni-chair-in-integrative-medicine http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/blackmores-sponsors-research-into-alternative-medicine-at-sydney-university-20150526-gh9wzf.html https://theconversation.com/what-if-sydney-universitys-complementary-medicine-research-shows-its-useless-42415 https://theconversation.com/viewpoints-should-universities-accept-funding-from-industry-42348 http://www.6minutes.com.au/news/latest-news/science-friends-slam-sydney-university http://www.medicalobserver.com.au/news/uni-defends-13m-donation-from-blackmores http://www.6minutes.com.au/news/latest-news/science-friends-slam-sydney-university http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/blackmores-to-have-no-role-in-sydney-university-research/story-e6frgcjx-1227380170489 http://www.scienceinmedicine.org.au/ Position Statement on Maurice Blackmore Chair in Integrative Medicine established at University of Sydney http://edzardernst.com/2015/06/the-australian-blackmore-chair-in-alternative-medicine-an-open-letter-to-the-dean/  http://www.6minutes.com.au/blogs/6minutes-insight/blackmores-hits-back-at-criticism http://www.6minutes.com.au/blogs/6minutes-insight/concerns-remain-over-sydney-uni-s-association-with It’s also highlighted the need … Continue reading

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Complementary Medicine: Exploring the Issues (Somers Probus Club)

Presentation to Somers Combined Probus Club, May 8, 2015. Those who attended this talk might also be interested in a recent article I wrote in MJA Insight on the regulation of complementary medicine and the latest government Expert Review.

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