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Dr Gabrielle Campbell
Event date: Thursday, 18 April 2019 - 3:00pm
Chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) is a common global condition, and with an ageing population, this is likely to increase. CNCP greatly impacts on an individual’s physical and mental health, quality of... Read more
Image - Dr Jacques Raubenheimer: Drug surveillance using internet search data from Google Trends - what are the possibilities?
Event date: Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 3:00pm
This presentation will focus on the use of a tool developed by the presenter for accessing raw Google Trends search probability data, and how this might be used for contemporaneous forecasting of... Read more
Image - Professor Emmanuel Kuntsche - In the heat of the moment: Ecological momentary assessment of alcohol use
Event date: Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 3:00pm
The majority of existing knowledge on patterns of alcohol consumption is based on retrospective-recall methodologies. These are cost-efficient and convenient but are limited in their capacity to... Read more
Image - Professor Shane Darke - Learning from the dead: how death provides insights into alcohol-related harm
Event date: Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 3:00pm
The study of alcohol-related death provides crucial information as to how, and why, people die from alcohol. Such information is also of critical importance in measuring the burden of disease alcohol... Read more
Image - UNSW Medicine celebrates International Women’s Day
Event date: Friday, 8 March 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
UNSW Medicine is pleased to invite you to attend a special International Women’s Day event. Drawing on the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter, this event brings... Read more
Image - Professor Richard Taylor: Confluence of suicide and drug overdose epidemics in young Australian males
Event date: Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 3:00pm
Young adult males experience higher mortality than females, and in age groups immediately younger and older, and with considerable variation in death rates over time. Trends in mortality and the... Read more
Image - Prevention in psychiatry has failed
Event date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The prevention of mental disorders is a global public health priority. Current limitations in treatment effectiveness, and the high psychological, social, and economic burden associated with mental... Read more
Image - Associate Professor Renee Bittoun: A Protocol for a Tobacco Free Detox Unit
Event date: Thursday, 21 February 2019 - 3:00pm
Though it has become mandatory for public health facilities to be smoke-free it has been difficult to implement this policy in detox, drug and alcohol, and mental health units. Particularly complex,... Read more
Image - Professor David Nutt - Addiction: From brain mechanisms to new treatments
Event date: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 1:00pm
"This seminar will explore what I believe is the greatest challenge in addiction treatment today – keeping people who have become abstinent drug free when they experience pressures to resume drug-... Read more
Plus Alliance event
Event date: Monday, 11 February 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Deciphering Health Knowledge, visibility and 'precision' in 21st century medicine Join us for joint public lectures by two of the world’s leading scholars in the social study of health, Professor... Read more