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Image - NDARC Director Michael Farrell named one of 60 inaugural PLuS Alliance Fellows as leading universities partner to tackle global challenges
Category: Internal NDARC
UNSW, King’s College London and Arizona State University launched of the PLuS (Phoenix London Sydney) Alliance, a research network determined to work together to help solve global challenges. NDARC’s... Read more
Image - Use of opioid painkillers increases fourfold in Australia in 10 years while most of the world lacks access to basic painrelief – Lancet report
Category: International Drug
Use of common opioid painkillers such as codeine, morphine and oxycodone has more than quadrupled in Australia over the past decade and doubled worldwide over the same period a report published... Read more
Image - International drug policy, youth programs and addiction science presentations to kick off 2016 NDARC seminar series
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre is hosting a series of free seminars on a wide range of topics surrounding research on alcohol and other drugs. The weekly seminars are held on Thursdays... Read more
Image - Congratulations to the 2015 NDARC award winners
Category: Internal NDARC
NDARC has acknowledged the outstanding work of six staff members via the 2015 NDARC Awards. Held annually, the NDARC Awards recognise the achievements of staff members across all levels of the... Read more
Image - New online toolkit for crystal meth information
Category: National Drug
Researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) are developing a new online toolkit to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information about crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’).... Read more
Image - Positive Choices online portal launched as part of Government’s drug and alcohol prevention strategy for schools
A one stop portal for drug prevention resources and information developed at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW in collaboration with the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin... Read more
Image - NDARC staff win 2015 SMHR Awards
Category: Internal NDARC
The achievements of a number of NDARC researchers have been celebrated at the 2015 Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) Awards. Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (... Read more
Image - Burden of road injuries more than halved in Australasia since 1990
The global toll taken by injuries on daily life has fallen by almost a third in the past quarter of a century, with the largest declines seen in road injuries in Australasia and Western Europe,... Read more
image - Kari Lancaster And Emma Barrett Square 0
The accomplishments of two NDARC staff members were recognised at the 2015 UNSW Medicine Dean’s Awards on Wednesday 18 November. Dr Emma Barrett received the Dean’s Rising Star Award in recognition... Read more
Image - Drinking with parents does not prevent later risky drinking
Category: National Alcohol
Drinking alcohol with parents does not protect teenagers from engaging in risky drinking behaviour, a new study by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has found. The study,... Read more