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Federal Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek and Federal Minister for Mental Health Mark Butler are co-launching national research centres into two of the most pressing mental health issues affecting... Read more
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In an Australian first more than 3,000 Year 8 school children have been enrolled in a drug and alcohol prevention trial which aims to reduce the development of substance use problems in young people... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
NDARC congratulates our six staff members who were among the winners at the annual UNSW Medicine Awards Ceremony last night (28 November). Dr Nicola Newton and Dr Janette Smith were both recognised... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
NDARC warmly congratulates Katrina Champion on her receipt of a National Health and Medical Research Council postgraduate public health scholarship. The scholarship will provide $78,437 in funding... Read more
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Category: Internal NDARC
Congratulations to NDARC researchers Dr Nicola Newton and Dr Katherine Mills for being among the winners of the 2012 Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research (ASPR) awards. Dr Newton received... Read more
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A landmark report published today in international journal The Lancet shows that mental illness is now the largest contributor to disability worldwide, with drug and alcohol use disorders... Read more
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