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Image - Applications open for NDARC PhD scholarships commencing semester 1, 2018
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is offering PhD scholarships to carry out innovative research on drug or alcohol related issues including, but not limited to: Prevention... Read more
Image - October edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connections online now
NDARC collaborates with the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) to publish Drug and Alcohol Research Connections. The free... Read more
Image - Worldwide risk of HIV and hep C epidemics among people who inject drugs due to inadequate infectious disease prevention programs
The provision of programs to prevent the spread of HIV and hepatitis among people who inject drugs (PWID) is inadequate in many countries around the world and presents a critical public health... Read more
Image - NDARC Professor recognised by Academy of Health and Medical Sciences
NDARC’s Professor Louisa Degenhardt has been elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) for outstanding leadership and contributions to health and medical science... Read more
Image - Applications open for NDARC Tobacco Research PhD scholarships
Stipend of $35,000 per annum over 3 years The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) Tobacco Research group is offering two PhD scholarships to carry out innovative research on one of two... Read more
Image - 2017 NDARC Annual Research Symposium presentations online now
A number of presentations from the 2017 NDARC Annual Research Symposium are now available for download. The event, Changing the game: 30 years of drug and alcohol research, was held on 3 and 4... Read more
Image - NDARC awarded $4.5 million in grants for mental illness, substance use, smoking and alcohol research
  Professor Maree Teesson (Centres of Research Excellence) PRevention & Early intervention in Mental Illness and Substance usE (PREMISE CRE). $2,495,968. Professor Louisa Degenhardt (Research... Read more
Image - Risky behaviour and adverse events are increasing among ecstasy users
One in five young Australians who regularly use psychostimulant drugs report consuming a drug of unknown contents, almost half report mental health problems and a quarter have experienced an adverse... Read more
Image - 13 drinks a session: risky teen drinkers drinking more than ever and find it “easy” to buy alcohol from bottle shops
Heaviest teen drinkers consume 11 to 15 drinks in one session Teens who get alcohol from parents more likely to binge at 17 Teens who drink to cope with anxiety are twice as likely to progress to... Read more
Image - Doping among amateur athletes probably more common than you think
Earlier this month the 11th annual CrossFit Games took place in the US. While the event has come a long way from humble beginnings, the prizemoney and fame now attached to it have led to concerns ... Read more