Academic & practice grants

Blackmores Institute supports the development of future leaders in the field of complementary medicine through our academic and practice grants. The aim of the grants is to build capacity, expertise and research in complementary medicine.
Our current grants include:

Maurice Blackmore Chair of Integrative Medicine

Established in 2015 as a result of a $1.3 million grant from Blackmores Institute, the Chair sits within the University of Sydney's preeminent Sydney Medical School. Its role is to promote research and essential medical education in complementary medicine.

National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) Scholarship Program

This program is a series of three scholarships offered at Western Sydney University – two PhD students over three years and a Masters of Research student over two years.

Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM) Leadership Program

This program is run through the University of Technology Sydney and is funded through a three-way partnership between Blackmores Institute, Blackmores Foundation and Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies. Program Fellows are competitively selected from universities around the globe to collaborate on research projects and peer-review publications. The program offers early career researchers the chance to build international networks and supports ongoing career mentoring.

Chulalongkorn University Thailand

Offered through the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chulalongkorn University Thailand this grant is to fund the faculty to investigate the interface between complementary medicines and community pharmacies.

Taylor’s University, Malaysia

A research project with the Pharmacy Faculty to determine the degree of integration of complementary medicines into Malaysian community pharmacies.