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The Drug Trends program at NDARC triangulates data from various sources to identify emerging problems in substance use in Australia. A number of new resources are available now. Drug Trends Bulletins... Read more
Prof Richard Mattick
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has released its Annual Report 2018 and once again highlights the low availability of opioid medications for pain relief in low income countries. “The... Read more
Image - Online now – NDARC seminar presented by Professor David Nutt
The 2019 NDARC Seminar Series commenced on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 with a special presentation by Professor David Nutt from Imperial College London. Professor Nutt presented, Addiction: From brain... Read more
Image - NDARC welcomes Australian Government’s drug and alcohol funding commitment
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney has welcomed today’s announcement by the Australian Government of $268 million in funding to support drug and alcohol research and... Read more
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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
Image - Dr Natasa Gisev appointed as a 2019 Scientia Fellow
Congratulations to NDARC’s Dr Natasa Gisev who has been appointed as one of 37 new Scientia Fellows at UNSW Sydney commencing 2019. “The Scientia Fellowship Program is one of research excellence. We... Read more
Image - It’s time to change our drug dog policies to catch dealers, not low-level users at public events
Dr Caitlin Hughes Senior Research Fellow - Criminologist and Drug Policy Researcher, NDARC, UNSW Winifred Agnew-Pauley Research Assistant - Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER), Anglia... Read more
Image - Professor David Nutt to present first NDARC Seminar of 2019
The 2019 NDARC Seminar Series will commence on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 with a special presentation by Professor David Nutt from Imperial College London. Addiction: From brain mechanisms to new... Read more
Image - Registration open: 2019 NDARC Seminar Series
NDARC regularly hosts free seminars on a range of topics in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector and related fields. Presenters include both NDARC staff and national and international guests of... Read more
Professor Kate Dolan
Could prison gardens and other features of the natural landscape reduce mental health problems and stress among prisoners? This is one of the questions that Fulbright Senior Scholar, Professor Kate... Read more