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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales will lead a new Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) targeting co-occurring mental illness and substance use – a... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Congratulations to NDARC’s Professor Alison Ritter and Mr Joe Van Buskirk for their achievements at the recent Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Conference. The... Read more
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Category: National Alcohol
In an Australian first, researchers have reached out to families and carers affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) to identify gaps in existing services. The research found that FASD... Read more
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Category: National Alcohol
A multi-million dollar research project involving 20 towns throughout NSW has shown that coordinated community action does reduce excessive alcohol consumption and harms. Comprising 13 evidence-based... Read more
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Policies that aim to reduce binge drinking by targeting particular kinds of alcohol or drinking locations are likely to be less effective than policies with more widespread targets, new research from... Read more
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Do young Australians want illicit drugs to be decriminalised? Are they confident an increase in the price of booze will stop their peers from binging? Do they think police with sniffer dogs help to... Read more
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Category: National Drug
NDARC will play host to Iain McGregor on Thursday 6 December when the Professor of Psychopharmacology will present his latest work on trends in prescription drug use in Australia. The University of... Read more
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Congratulations to Dr Katherine Mills who has been awarded a prestigious NSW Young Tall Poppies Science Award, in recognition of her research into comorbid substance use and mental health disorders.... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales in Sydney have been awarded more than $7.1 million in project grants and research fellowships in... Read more
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Health workers involved in the care of drug users are invited to come along to the third annual NDARC Health Workers Seminar. This free event will present the key findings from the 2012 Illicit Drug... Read more