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Image - Winners announced for the 2016 NDARC Awards
NDARC has acknowledged the outstanding work of four staff members via the 2016 NDARC Awards. Held annually, the awards recognise the achievements of staff members across all levels of the... Read more
Image - Cracks in the Ice officially launched
Category: National Drug
The Cracks in the Ice Community Toolkit has now been officially launched as part of the Australian Government’s National Ice Action Strategy. The online toolkit provides trusted, evidence-based and... Read more
Image - Philippines Senator visits NDARC
NDARC was delighted to host Senator Risa Hontiveros and Gari Lazaro from the Republic of the Philippines at a visit to the Centre on March 23. In opening the meeting NDARC Director, Professor Michael... Read more
Dr Emma Barrett ( left) receiving her scholarship from Professor Minoti Apte
The challenge of transitioning back into full-time academia after maternity leave isn’t easy, but the journey may be a little smoother for Dr Emma Barret who was this week presented with the 2017... Read more
image - Bottles And Hand Square
Category: National Alcohol
The notion of providing alcohol to ‘alcoholics’ is controversial. However, NDARC’s Professor Kate Dolan argues that Australia needs managed alcohol programs (MAP), which provide those with severe and... Read more
Image - Giving children alcohol doubles their chances of still drinking a year later, a UNSW study of teens and parents finds
Children and teens who are given alcohol by their parents are much more likely to be drinking full serves of alcohol by age 15 or 16, but less likely to binge drink, according to a UNSW study which... Read more
An Australian first partnership between researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and four rural and remote Aboriginal communities in NSW has... Read more
Image - NDARC awarded $3.7M in grants for smoking, comorbidity, school-based prevention, online drug markets and drug policy research
Smoking: A trial of e-cigarettes in smoking cessation treatments: $1.381 million   Comorbidity: A trial of cognitive-behavioural therapy for co-occurring mental and substance usedisorders in... Read more
Image - NDARC professor named chief investigator of NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Indigenous health research
NDARC’s Professor Anthony Shakeshaft (pictured) has today been announced as one of the chief investigators of an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence to develop Indigenous researchers who can help... Read more
Image - Drug use disorders top 10 cause of disability in Australia 2015
Australia is one of only two high-income countries (and USA) where drug use disorders were a top 10 cause of disability, according to modelling by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC... Read more