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Lancet Series on Drug Use
Report authors warn that the effects of cannabis legalisation will probably not be seen for another decade, problems resulting from stimulants are growing globally, and current responses to emerging... Read more
Image - New Drug Trends report finds nearly half of people who regularly consume ecstasy have tested their drugs
The Drug Trends program at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney, has surveyed people who regularly use illicit drugs about drug checking (often referred to as pill... Read more
Image - 2019 NDARC Symposium: Keynote speakers to highlight parental substance misuse and risks associated with emerging drugs
Parental substance misuse and amphetamine-type substance use among men who have sex with men will be highlighted by keynote speakers at the 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium. Registration for the... Read more
Applications open for NDARC higher degree research scholarships
Applications are now open for National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) higher degree research (HDR) scholarships commencing Term 1, 2020. NDARC is offering scholarships to students who wish... Read more
Image - Registration now open for NDARC seminars in October
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
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The impact of substance misuse on families, communities and vulnerable populations will be a focus of the 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium with special guest speakers sharing their expertise and... Read more
Synthetic cannabinoids, often known as synthetic cannabis or by common trade names such as ‘Kronic’ and ‘Spice’, are more potent than cannabis and exhibit effects more typically associated with... Read more
Image - 2019 NDARC Symposium: Featured speakers to share new directions in research
Recent appointments to NDARC, Professor Hayden McRobbie, Associate Professor Rebecca McKetin and Professor Don Weatherburn will share new directions in drug and alcohol research at the 2019 NDARC... Read more
Image - Dr Amy Peacock awarded $1.4 million in first round of NHMRC Investigator Grant scheme
Congratulations to NDARC’s Dr Amy Peacock who was awarded $1.4 million in the first round of grants delivered through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant... Read more
In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day on Saturday, 31 August 2019 NDARC’s Dr Amy Peacock and Dr Sarah Larney share some key information about naloxone. What is naloxone? Naloxone (... Read more