Professor Michael Farrell
Welcome to the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. We are moving into our 26th year of operation and continue to expand and undertake groundbreaking research in a wide range of areas.
The Centre is a hive of activity, generating new research ideas and working hard to generate research funds to implement new research projects.
The Centre has been strongly supported by the Department of Health and Ageing since its inception. The original aim was to develop research in...
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is a premier research institution in Australia and is recognised internationally as a Research Centre of Excellence. Founded in 1986, the Centre is multidisciplinary and collaborates with medicine, psychology, social science and other schools of the University of NSW, as well as with a range of other institutions and individuals in Australia and overseas.
The overall mission of NDARC is to conduct high quality research and related activities that increases the effectiveness of Australian and International treatment and other intervention responses to alcohol and other drug related harm.
The overall mission on NDARC is: to conduct high quality research and related activities that increases the effectiveness of the Australian and International treatment and other intervention responses to alcohol and other drug related harm.
In order to increase the effectiveness of the Australian treatment response to drug problems four goals need to be met:
This is a living document that will be monitored and regularly reviewed. It reflects the needs and expectations conveyed to us by our staff and stakeholders, including our funders, and aims to guide the activities of the NDARC over the next five years.
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grants Fund.