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Image - Participants needed to trial early intervention for young people who drink to cope with anxiety
Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) are trialling a new intervention for young people, aged 17 to 24, who experience anxiety symptoms and drink alcohol at harmful... Read more
Image - Dr Dennis Thomas represents NDARC at inaugural UNSW India Research Roadshow
NDARC’s Dr Dennis Thomas was selected to participate in the inaugural 2017 UNSW India Research Roadshow which took place on 20-24 November 2017. Dr Thomas travelled to Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai... Read more
Image - Thoughts of Substance podcast interviews leading drug and alcohol researchers
A new podcast from The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Early Career Researcher (ECR) subcommittee will cover a range of topics in the drug and alcohol sector. In... Read more
Image - NDARC awarded NHMRC Project Grants for alcohol and pharmaceutical opioid research
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW has received two Project Grants in NHMRC funding announced this week. Professor Richard Mattick: Parental supply of alcohol to children... Read more
Image - Kirby Institute and NDARC awarded $9 million Program Grant for hepatitis C and drug dependency research
The Kirby Institute and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney have been jointly awarded a $9,060,140 NHMRC Program Grant to conduct research on improving the lives of... Read more
Image - Anthony Shakeshaft wins 2017 Dean of Medicine’s Award for Excellence in Research Supervision
Congratulations to NDARC’s Professor Anthony Shakeshaft who has been awarded the 2017 Dean of Medicine’s Award for Excellence in Research Supervision. Over the past 10 years Professor Shakeshaft has... Read more
Image - Landmark study to investigate outcomes for long term heroin and other opioid use
NDARC has received a $1.19 million NHMRC project grant to continue its landmark study of long term heroin use: the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. A cohort of 615 heroin users was first recruited... Read more
Image - $1.47 million mental health and substance use study to target transition from adolescence to young adulthood
NDARC’s Professor Maree Teesson and her colleagues at the Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS) have been awarded a $1.47 million NHMRC project grant to study... Read more
Image - What goes on inside a medically supervised injection facility?
OPINION: The Victorian government recently announced a medically supervised injecting centre for North Richmond, an inner-city area plagued by drug overdoses. While some may argue the establishment... Read more
Image - Changing the Game: 30 Years of Drug and Alcohol Research
To mark its 30th anniversary the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW has released a report looking back at 30 years of drug and alcohol research in Australia. The report,... Read more