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Event date: Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - 2:00pm
In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, NDARC is holding a naloxone training session at 2.00pm on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. The training session is free but registration is essential... Read more
Image - Memorial for Emeritus Professor James Lance, AO, CBE, MD, FRCP, FRACP, FAA
Event date: Friday, 23 August 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Please join UNSW's Chancellor, Mr David Gonski, AC, senior members of UNSW's Faculty of Medicine, and fellow alumni at our memorial for Emeritus Professor James Lance, to share stories and remember a... Read more
Image - On ice: new medications, online help and better evidence.
Event date: Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar will overview new research being conducted at NDARC into methamphetamine use and related interventions. Methamphetamine use is a growing global health concern. Associate Professor... Read more
Image - Meet the Professors
Event date: Monday, 19 August 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Description The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for students and staff to celebrate the careers and achievements of our newly promoted and recruited professors. Our speakers... Read more
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Event date: Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar will provide an overview of the evidence for universal, selective, and indicated suicide prevention. Suicide prevention is a relatively new research field and there is much that we don’t... Read more
Image of Professor Alison Ritter
Event date: Thursday, 8 August 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar reflects on the pill-testing policy debate that occurred in NSW, Australia, this summer. We have witnessed an exceptional drug policy debate in Australia this summer regarding the... Read more
Image - What is happening with cannabis legislation in the Americas?
Event date: Thursday, 1 August 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar provides a brief history of how medical and recreational cannabis use have been legalised in the USA and describes how recreational cannabis use is being regulated in eight states in the... Read more
Image - Understanding and responding to Australia's opioid problem
Event date: Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 3:00pm
Dr Natasa Gisev will examine trends in Australian rates and predictors of opioid use, and the prevalence of potential high-risk prescribing patterns. Over the last decade, the use of pharmaceutical... Read more
Image of Professor Shane Darke
Event date: Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 3:00pm
This seminar will examine the major novel psychoactive substances and the harms they cause. The term novel psychoactive substances (NPS) refers to a wide range of “designer drugs” that have risen to... Read more
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Event date: Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 3:00pm
An overview of NDARC’s Aboriginal research and an in-depth analysis of two streams: the roles and responsibilities of Aboriginal women; and the relationship between conflict and drug and alcohol... Read more