Dr Mona Schrempf has been awarded private funds by the Sino-British Fellowship Trust as part of her British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant award 2014 for inviting Dr Cairang Nanjia from the Tibetan Medical College, Qinghai University, Xining, China, as a visiting scholar to the Department of Complementary Medicine.

Between March and May 2015 they will be collaborating with Dr Epaminondas Kapetanios, computer and information scientist from the School of Science and Technology, on a joint pilot study for developing a multi-disciplinary and multi-lingual knowledge base on Tibetan materia medica focusing 'Cultural translations of Tibetan medical formulas for stress-related disorders'.

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