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Image - NDARC researchers win NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards
Two NDARC researchers have won prestigious NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards, recognising their commitment to science and their drive to communicate. The Australian Institute of Policy and Science... Read more
Image - Webinar: Supporting family and friends with a loved one using methamphetamine
Monday, 4 September 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM AEST Presented by A/Prof Frances Kay-Lambkin This webinar describes the challenges faced by families and friends of those struggling with addiction. It ... Read more
Image - Ice causes death in many ways, overdose is just one of them
Author: Professor Shane Darke Methamphetamine (usually colloquially referred to as “ice”) is a major public health problem in Australia. When we think of methamphetamine-related death, however, we... Read more
Image - National study highlights hidden causes of methamphetamine-related death
The number of methamphetamine-related deaths in Australia doubled between 2009 and 2015 with heart disease and violent suicide identified as prominent causes of death, a study from the National Drug... Read more
Image - NDARC videos help support pregnant women who use alcohol or other drugs
A series of videos to help health care professionals support pregnant women who use alcohol or other drugs has been developed by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC). The videos... Read more
Image - More Australians dying of accidental overdose of pharmaceutical opioids
Category: National Drug
The rate of accidental deaths due to opioids is increasing and has more than doubled among Australians aged 35 to 44 since 2007 with more than two-thirds of the deaths due to pharmaceutical opioids... Read more
Image - Inaugural Franklin Women mentoring program kicks off
The inaugural Franklin Women mentoring program was launched in June with 12 institutes and 54 mentor-mentee pairs coming together to commence a 6-month structured program.   UNSW Medicine is... Read more
Image - Registration now open for 2017 NDARC Annual Symposium
Registration is now open for the 2017 NDARC Annual Research Symposium. Changing the Game: 30 Years of Drug and Alcohol Research Date: Tuesday, 3 October and Wednesday, 4 October 2017. Venue: John... Read more
Image - June edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connections online now
NDARC collaborates with the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) to publish Drug and Alcohol Research Connections. The free... Read more
2017 award winners Ms Louise Birrell (on behalf of the Climate Schools program) and Dr Christina Marel.
NDARC’s Dr Christina Marel and the Climate Schools program were recognised at the 2017 Alcohol and other Drug Excellence and Innovation Awards on 16 June 2017. Research category Dr Christina Marel... Read more