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Dr Veronica Boland
Event date: Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 3:00pm
The public health community is divided on the value and efficacy of vaping devices for smoking cessation, but policy decisions need to be guided by evidence. This research will examine vaporised... Read more
Dr Gabrielle Carey
Event date: Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 3:00pm
NDARC Director, Professor Michael Farrell will give a brief introduction for this presentation by award-winning author Gabrielle Carey. Gabrielle will discuss the work she has been doing to research... Read more
Professor Peter Vickerman
Event date: Thursday, 16 May 2019 - 3:00pm
Globally, people who inject drugs (PWID) are at high risk of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. PWID experience high incarceration rates and there is evidence of elevated injecting risk and... Read more
Dr Ryan Courtney
Event date: Thursday, 9 May 2019 - 3:00pm
Cytisine versus varenicline for smoking cessation aims to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of cytisine compared to varenicline to inform Australian and international health agencies. This presentation... Read more
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