Chinese Technosciernce Independent Researcher, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne

Dr Rey Tiquia is Technoscience Researcher with the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne. He is a qualified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). He took his BA from Manuel Luis Quezon University, Manila, Philippines, and his MSc and Ph.D. degrees in History and Philosophy of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia. His dissertation, entitled ‘Traditional Chinese Medicine as an Australian tradition of health care’ (2005), proposed the construction of a symmetrical translating knowledge space between traditional Chinese medicine and Western scientific medicine in Australia. He has lectured on the history and philosophy of TCM at both the University of Melbourne and the Victoria University of Technology. In 2000, the Wellcome Trust invited him to facilitate a workshop for the Closed-Door Research Conference on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in London, UK. Since 1997, he has been an Honorary Professor at Shanxi College of TCM, Taiyuan City, China.

Experience

  • 1983–present
    Scholar/Practitiioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2016–2017
    Chinese Technoscience Independent Researcher, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2005 
    University of Melbourne, Doctory of Philosophy
  • 1997 
    University of Melbourne , Master of Science (MSc) Coursework
  • 1979 
    Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing, People's Republic of China, Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • 1975 
    Beijing Language Institute, Beijing, People's Republic of China, Modern Mandarin Language Certificate
  • 1969 
    Manuel Luis Quezon University (MLQU),Manila, Philippines, Bachelor of Arts (AB)

Publications

  • 2017
    Surfing the Oceanic Waves of the Cosmic Breath Under the Guidance of The Stems and Branches Calendrical Clock , Journal of Feng Shui www.AJoFengShui.co.nf,,
  • 2017
    “Constructing a Symmetrical Translating Knowledge Space between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Scientific Medicine in Australia. In Complementary Medicine and Culture: The Changing Cultural Territory of Local and Global Healing Practices,
  • 2016
    4)“Rejoice, it’s Chinese New Year – no, wait, not here…” The Conversation. January 31, 2014. <<https://theconversation.com/rejoice-its-chinese-new-year-no-waitnothere- 22476>>,
  • 2015
    “ The Paradigm of Theory-as-Practice: Traditional Chinese Natural Studies and the Performance of the Cosmic Breath Qi in a New Global Spacetime System.” The Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia (JOSA), Vol. 47, 2015. 190-230,
  • 2013
    ‘Trialling’ Chinese Medicine in Colonial Australia”, [Insert) Chapter Nine: ‘Chinese Medicine as World Medicine. ’ In Chinese Medicine and Healing: An Illustrated History.,
  • 2012
    The 1911 Revolution in China, The Chinese Calendar, The Imaginary Qi and Healing: Translating Lifa into an Australian Chinese Calendar and into an English Edition of the Northern Hemispherical Chinese Calendar.” Chinese Studies.Vol. 1 No. 3 (2012): 23-36,
  • 2012
    The Construction of a Chinese Medical Lunisolar Calendar for the Southern Hemisphere, The Lantern, Volume 9 No. 3 , September 2012,
  • 2012
    “ Constructing a Non-Hegemonic Interactive Space for Traditional Asian Medicine.” Conference Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA). Melbourne (2008). <<khttp://artsonline.monash.edu.au/mai/files/2012/07/reytiquia.pdf>>,
  • 2012
    “ The Use of Chrono-acupuncture and Chemotherapy in Treating Lung Cancer as Kesou (‘Cough’) in Melbourne, Australia : A Clinical Report, ” in Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Advances in Cancer Medical Research (ACMR 2013) . Singapore. November 18-19, 2012,
  • 2011
    Traditional Chinese Medicine as an Australian Tradition of HealthCare,
  • 2011
    “Chinese Language Books as Medium of Re-presentation, Alphabet-based Books as Medium of Representation and the Paradigm of Medical Practices.” The International Journal of the Book, Vol. 8 No. 3. 2011.77-84,
  • 2011
    "The Qi that got lost in translation Traditional Chinese Medicine, ‘humour’ and healing.” In Humour in Chinese Life and Letters.Classical and Traditional Approaches edited by J. V. Chey and J. Milner Davis. 37-47. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2011,
  • 2011
    "The Qi that got lost in translation Traditional Chinese Medicine, ‘humour’ and healing.” In Humour in Chinese Life and Letters.Classical and Traditional Approaches edited by J. V. Chey and J. Milner Davis. 37-47. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2011,
  • 2010
    9)“Developing an Alternative to the Randomized Controlled Trial in Clinically Evaluating Yao –From Bian Zheng Lun Zhi 辨证论治 in China to Bian Zheng Lun Yao 辩证论药 In Australia” , Journal of Shanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Vol. 11 Special Issue, pp. 55-60,
  • 2010
    8)“A Cultural and Linguistic Translation of Warm Factors Epidemics Wenbing As Viral Influenza Epidemics in Australia.” eä Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology, Vol. 2 No.1 (August 2010): 1-15.,
  • 2009
    “ What happened when the premodern Chinese medicine body chart encountered the modern Western biomedical body chart? ” in Proceedings of the International Conference “Visual Representations in Pre-modern and non-Western Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 12-13,2009,
  • 2009
    “ Yong bianzhengpingyao tihuan xiyi linchuang suiji linchuang duizhao shiyan ⽤辩证评药替换 西医临床·随机临床对照试验 [Using the method of ‘clinically evaluating the administered yao in accordance with the diagnosed clinical pattern be adopted as a suitable evaluation model for TCM as opposed to the modern science-based Randomized Controlled Trials (in modern Chinese scripts)] in Congress Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Chinese Medicine, Melbourne, December 5-6, 2009, 318-320.,
  • 2008
    “Harmonising with Nature’s Temporal Order: Restoring Traditional Chinese Medicine’s Premodern Spatio-temporal Order in a Postmodern Globalized World.” http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/chinastudies/research/research-group Conference Theme: ‘Harmony with Nature ,” in : Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Biometeorology, Tokyo Japan. September, 2008,
  • 2008
    10)“ Reversing the flow of the ancient Chinese Calendrical Subseasonal Phases Jie Qi in Australia: The construction of a Chinese medical and agricultural lunisolar calendar (Northern and Southern Hemispheres)". Journal of Shanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 9, No. 1: 2-4. ; No.2: 11-12; No. 4: 2-5.2008.,
  • 2008
    10)“ Reversing the flow of the ancient Chinese Calendrical Subseasonal Phases Jie Qi in Australia: The construction of a Chinese medical and agricultural lunisolar calendar (Northern and Southern Hemispheres)". Journal of Shanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 9, No. 1: 2-4. ; No.2: 11-12; No. 4: 2-5.2008.,
  • 2008
    “Harmonising with Nature’s Temporal Order: Restoring Traditional Chinese Medicine’s Premodern Spatio-temporal Order in a Postmodern Globalized World.” http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/chinastudies/research/research-group Conference Theme: ‘Harmony with Nature ,” in : Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Biometeorology, Tokyo Japan. September, 2008,
  • 2008
    “Harmonising with Nature’s Temporal Order: Restoring Traditional Chinese Medicine’s Premodern Spatio-temporal Order in a Postmodern Globalized World.” http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/chinastudies/research/research-group Conference Theme: ‘Harmony with Nature ,” in : Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Biometeorology, Tokyo Japan. September, 2008,
  • 2005
    Bai Ju Yi, ‘Nurturing the Bamboo Tree’ (circa 802), Tiquia, Rey (trans), Journal of Martial Arts & Healing, (1) 1, 2005. p.23.,
  • 2004
    “ Bottling’ an Australian Medical Tradition: Traditional Chinese medicine during the Australian Federation.” In After the Rush - Regulation, Participation and Chinese Communities in Australia 1860-1940. edited by S. Couchman, J. Fitzgerald and P. McGregor. 203-215. Kingsbury, Victoria: Overland Literary Journal, No. 9. 2004,
  • 2000
    “Bottling an Australian Medical Tradition: Traditional Chinese Medicine during the Australian Federation,” Qi: Annual Publication of the Australian Chinese Medical Association (Vic.) Inc.2000.,
  • 1999
    “ Tiger Bones, Rhino Horns, Bear Bile, Manchurian ginseng and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Australia,” in Healthy People Healthy Lifestyle,” Proceedings of the Second Australian Symposium on Traditional Medicine and Wildlife Conservation. ed. Environment Australia.Canberra: Community Information Unit EnvironmentAustralia, 1999 pp.51-62,
  • 1997
    Zhongyi de quyuxing shijian中医的区域性实践 [‘The Regional Practice of TCM’], Academic Journal of Shanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 山西中醫學院學報l 01/1997; 7(3):,
  • 1996
    Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Guide to its Practice,
  • 1995
    “ Chinese Medicine ‘Under the Microscope’ in Victoria- A Survey by the Government,” Diversity: The Newsletter of the Complemebntaryt Health Users Group, December 1995; Issue Vol 6,
  • 1995
    Rey Tiquia 雷毅, Zhongyi de quyixing shijian 中医的区域性实践 (Chinese medicine as local practice), in Compilation of Academic Papers, Presented Before the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Beijing TCM University Commemorative Public Lecture And Academic Symposium on TCM Foundation Theory and Clinical Practice 北京中医e No. 6, December 1995, 9-1,
  • 1994
    Developing Criteria for TCM Standards in Australia, Pacific Journal of Oriental Medicine 01/1994; Winter, 1994 (2): 8,
  • 1994
    “ Developing Criteria for TCM Standards in Australia,” Working Disparate Knowledge Systems Together Seminar/Workshop Science in Society Working Papers Second Series No. 15, Deakin University, November 26-27, 1994, 57-65.,
  • 1991
    Tiquia, Rey 雷毅, shouci chenggong de yingyong kafei shenluqi jianzhu zhongcaoyao de baogao ⾸次成功的·应⽤咖啡渗濾器煎煮中草药的报告[A report on the first use of the coffee percolator in boiling Chinese materia medica (in modern Chinese scripts)] in Zhongyiyao guoji xueshu huiyi lunwenji 中医药国际学术会议论⽂集 [Conference proceedings of the international Academic meeting on Chinese medicine (in modern Chinese)], Shen yang City, June, 1991, 24-26,
  • 1988
    15)Zhenjiu zhiliao B Lei aisibing 2 li baogao 针灸治疗 B 类艾滋病 2 例 报告 (Report on the Treatment of two cases of AIDS (B) Patients), Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 01/1988; 29(7): 2,
  • 1986
    Chinese Infant Massage,

Professional Memberships

  • Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S)
  • Asia-Pacific Science and Technology Studies Network APSTSN
  • Chinese Studies Association of Australia (CSAA)
  • The Oriental Society of Australia (OSA)
  • International Society of Biometeorology (ISB)
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine
  • Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science (AAHPSSS)
  • Chinese Studies Research Group (CSRG), University of Melbourne
  • Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer ((MASCC)

Research Areas

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine And Treatments (110404)
  • Complementary And Alternative Medicine (1104)

Honours

Honorary Professor, Shanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine