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Image - Drug Trends 2016 Early Findings presented at the NDARC Symposium
We are delighted to announce that the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium will present the 2016 Drug Trends findings in illicit drug use, markets and related harms across... Read more
Image - Prescription painkillers responsible for 70 per cent of accidental opioid deaths, NDARC report shows
Prescription painkillers such as oxycodone, morphine, fentanyl and codeine now account for 70 per cent of accidental opioid deaths in Australia a report from the National Drug and Alcohol Research... Read more
Image - Registration now open for the NDARC Annual Symposium 2016
Registration is now open for The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium Current Issues in Substance Use: The Bigger Picture to be held on Monday the 12th of September, 2016. The... Read more
Image - Australian Drug Trends 2015 provides unique insight into drug market and use patterns
Category: National Drug
Comprehensive national reports from NDARC’s Drug Trends monitoring system, Australian Drug Trends and Australian Drug Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets, are now available on the NDARC... Read more
Image - 2015 Annual Report showcases NDARC research
Category: Internal NDARC
The NDARC 2015 Annual Report is now available for download. The Report provides a comprehensive overview of the research undertaken at the Centre, with over 100 projects in 2015 in the areas of... Read more
Image - Drug Detection Dogs
Comments on Greens Bill to end use of Sniffer Dogs without a warrant Attribute to Kari Lancaster, Drug Policy Modelling Program at NDARC, lead author of a recent review of the expansion of the use of... Read more
Image - Growing traffic and scams drive downtime and instability across dark web drug marketplaces
Large drug marketplaces on the dark web cannot keep up with high traffic following the disappearance of their competitors through scams and security concerns, new research by NDARC reveals. The... Read more
Image - Young Australians are drinking a lot less while older Australians are drinking more
Category: National Alcohol
It’s official. Australians are drinking less and the under thirties are driving the fall, according to new research from the University of New South Wales, La Trobe University and the Burnet... Read more
Image - Future doctors gain insight into drug and alcohol research
Category: Internal NDARC
A number of research projects in substance use and mental health topics ranging from treatment for opioid dependence to brain training to prevent mental illness and substance use in adolescents;... Read more
Image - A/Prof Katherine Mills a rising star set to change our world
Category: Internal NDARC
Associate Professor Katherine Mills from The Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use was named one of 20 UNSW 'rising stars who will change our world'. The rising stars... Read more