The National Drug Trends Conference will present recent findings in illicit drug use, markets and related harms across Australia and internationally.
Pioneering research on treatments for traumatic stress and substance use disorder has earned a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for Dr Emma Barrett, a postdoctoral research fellow at UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.
One in six people using prescribed opioids for chronic pain also use cannabis, a study of 1,500 Australians led by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has found.
Congratulations to Dr Ryan Courtney who has been awarded a prestigious NSW Cancer Institute Early Career fellowship worth $558,511.
- Overall use of methamphetamine has stabilised, but ice use has increased among people who inject drugs
- 61 per cent of people who regularly inject drugs reported using ice in the previous six months – an increase from 52 per cent 10 years ago
The Kirby Institute at UNSW is recruiting gay and bisexual men living in Australia to participate in a study exploring what influences their attitudes and decisions about drug use, how these change over time, and the consequences of their drug use – good and bad.