2018 NDARC Seminar Series program available now

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Date Published:
27 Mar 2018

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney regularly host free seminars on a range of topics in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) field.

Presenters include both NDARC staff and national and international guests of the Centre.

Members of the AOD and research community are welcome to attend these seminars alongside NDARC staff.

Speakers and topics for 2018 are listed below and will be updated as additional seminars are confirmed.

NDARC Seminar Series:
3.00pm – 4.00pm every Thursday
NDARC Seminar Room Building R1, UNSW Randwick Campus, 22 - 32 King Street, Randwick
Visitors please report to reception at building R3

Upcoming seminars:

Thursday, 5 April
Making a difference to children and their families: community co-designed interventions
Professor Raghu Lingam, School of Women’s & Children’s Health, UNSW

Thursday, 12 April
Social norms towards smoking: Their definition, measurement, and the debated influence of e-cigarettes
Katherine East, National Addiction Centre, Kings College London

Thursday, 19 April
Workforce characteristics and client treatment outcomes
Dr Katinka Van de Ven, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Thursday, 26 April
Utilization patterns of cholinesterase inhibitors and meantime in the Australian population and comparisons with pivotal randomized controlled trials
Dr Jan Zirk-Sadowski, Centre for Big Data Research in Health 

Thursday, 10 May
On the Use of targeted Cognitive Training in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: state of affairs
Professor Reinout Wiers, University of Amsterdam

Thursday, 17 May
Simplifying hepatitis C testing, linkage to care and treatment
Associate Professor Jason Grebely, Kirby Institute, UNSW

Thursday, 24 May
An aesthetic of knowledge translation: Using body mapping to create and disseminate empirical research
Professor Katherine Boydell, Black Dog Institute, UNSW

Thursday, 14 June
Dealing with missing data
Mr Philip Clare, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Thursday, 28 June
Using photos to collect positive stories from Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal high school students: A Photovoice Study
Dr Mieke Snijder, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Thursday, 19 July
Risk and resilience of family homelessness
Dr Elizabeth Conroy, Centre for Health Research, Western Sydney University

Thursday, 13 September
Sex differences, alcohol and the brain
Dr Janette Smith, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Thursday, 25 October
The cardiovascular safety of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies
Dr Alys Havard, Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW

Thursday, 15 November
Substance use, eating disorders and trauma
Ivana Kihas, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre