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Emma Zahra
In the first Australian study of its kind, 559 cannabis-related deaths identified between 2000 and 2018 have been examined by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC),... Read more
The Australians’ Drug Use: Adapting to Pandemic Threats (ADAPT) Study is exploring the short and long-term impacts of COVID-19 on Australians who use illicit drugs. Led by researchers from the... Read more
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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and responding through new and existing research projects. A summary of this activity... Read more
Image - 2020 NDARC Seminar Series moves online
We are pleased to announce that the 2020 NDARC Seminar Series is continuing online via webinar. Registration is free. You will receive a link to the webinar after you register. Stigma and People Who... Read more
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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) buildings in Randwick, NSW are currently closed as staff and students work from home in line with advice from UNSW Sydney.  General enquiries can... Read more
New PHD student, Ria Hopkins
Since NDARC's inception, more than 70 students have successfully completed a higher degree research (HDR) program at the Centre (PhD and Masters), with a success rate of over 90 per cent. In 2020, we... Read more
Image - New report shows deaths related to GHB could have been prevented
GHB has gained popularity as an illicit recreational drug. A total of 74 GHB (Gamma hydroxybutyrate)-related deaths identified between 2000-2019 have been examined in a new report by the National... Read more
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The 2019 Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) and Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) state reports are available now. The IDRS and EDRS are annual surveys conducted via interview with... Read more
Image - Registration now open for NDARC seminars in March
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
Image - Deaths caused by extramedical use of opioids preventable NDARC review finds
People who use opioids for extramedical reasons have significantly higher rates of mortality, much of which is preventable finds a new review by researchers from The National Drug and Alcohol... Read more